Prevent and avoid accidents through techniques developed and updated by the National Safety Council and approved by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. This six-hour class may allow for a 10% savings on auto liability,
no-fault, and collision insurance premiums for three years. Students also receive a
reduction of up to four points on their driving record toward points accumulated prior to class completion.
SUNY Ulsterâ€™s Driver Education program is offered at the following high schools: Kingston, Rondout Valley, New Paltz, Wallkill, Marlboro, Onteora, and Highland. The driver training program, which is approved by the New York State
Education Department, is a 48-hour course. Included are six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction, 18 hours of in-car observation, 24 hours of classroom training, and orientation. Upon completion, students will receive a certificate which may allow a reduction on your auto insurance. This program is administered in cooperation with an area auto school. To register, students must be at least
16 years of age at the time of orientation and possess a learnerâ€™s permit. Driver Education Application/Consent Form is available at sunyulster.edu/ce which must be completed by a parent or guardian. Note: Driving time is finalized at the orientation. Missed classes must be made up at another high school.
Note: After two weeks from the start of the program no refunds will be issued.