College Services


Anoka-Ramsey offers a variety of resources that support the needs of our students on either campus. Check out all the services available – free of charge to our students.

Access to Students with Disabilities

Students with documented disabilities or other special needs, such as learning differences, physical challenges or health concerns, are able to utilize special assistance from the Office For Students With Disabilities to help students realize the potential for academic success.

Admissions Office

The Admissions Office provides admission and degree information, tours and admissions advising to prospective students of ARCC.

Adult Basic Education (ABE) /General Educational Development (GED)

The Tutoring/Academic Support Center provides free, year-round support for

Air Force ROTC

Anoka-Ramsey students may enroll in Aerospace Studies at the University of St. Thomas. Air Force ROTC is an educational and leadership program designed to prepare a student for a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. For more information on enrollment and tuition assistance, contact the Department of Aerospace Studies, University of St. Thomas, 651-962-6320 or 800-328-6819 ext. 6320.

Ask Us 

This online feature iffers quick, efficient, accurate answers to many student questions 24 hours a day/seven days a week. The AskUs icon is a click away on all college web pages.

Bookstore

The Bookstore carries new and used textbooks and other college supplies for your convenience. The Coon Rapids Campus Bookstore also sells Metro Transit bus passes, rents lockers and serves as the Theatre Box Office.

Business Office

Tuition and fees, payments and distribution of financial aid, grants, loans, and scholarship monies are made through the Business Office.

Car Starting Service

The Coon Rapids Campus offers a free car starting service to students. Call Highway 10 Mobil Station at 763-757-6789 and show your Student/Tech ID card to use this free service.

Career Center and Career Services

Students seeking assistance with career exploration and planning will find many resources in the Career Center. For more information, call at 763-433-1430

Child Care Assistance

Funds are available under the Post-Secondary Childcare Grant Program. For an application and information, visit Financial Aid.

Counseling and Advising

The Counseling and Advising Service accepts appointments and walk-ins for Academic/Education Counseling, Career Counseling, Online Advising (a web-based feature, AskUs, allows students to have their questions answered 24 hours a day/seven days a week), Personal Counseling and Group Programs.

Experiential Learning 

The Experiential Learning office engages students, faculty and staff in both volunteer opportunities and service-learning projects in order to cultivate a life-long spirit of service.

Email Accounts

All students registering for credit coursework are assigned an official email account upon registration. ARCC uses email as the primary method of communication with students. Students are responsible for information, notices and deadlines disseminated through email. View more information about email accounts.

English Language Learners

Both campuses of Anoka-Ramsey offer materials and services for English Language Learners (ELL) and for students for whom English is a Second Language (ESL)..

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office processes and coordinates grant, loan and work-study assistance for students.

Libraries

The Libraries at each ARCC campus provide a variety of instructional resources and services to students. Each library also has individual study spaces as well as listening and viewing areas.

Lost and Found

Students may turn in or claim lost items to the Security Office or the Information Center. Information Center staff will contact Security Officers to retrieve and store items. Unclaimed items will be held for 60 days. After 60 days from the time it was turned in, the property will be given to charitable organizations. USB storage and documents containing confidential data will be destroyed.

Multicultural Student Services

The college encourages an atmosphere that welcomes students of color. Activities that promote multiculturalism are offered throughout the year and are open to the public. The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is a vital component to the college's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism.

Records and Registration

The Records and Registration Office processes admission applications, registration and transfer transactions, transfer and graduation evaluations, and maintains all permanent student records.

Safety and Security

Anoka-Ramsey Community College provides security services, including security escort services, police patrol, security officers on duty, and more. Safety and Security is provided to our students, faculty and staff on a pro - active basis with an emphasis on crime prevention that considers the rights and dignity of everyone. Visit the Safety and Security web site for more information.

Student Bulletin

An electronic Student Bulletin relays official announcements, information and important events for all students.

Student Health Insurance Update

Student Discounts 

Local businesses offer Anoka-Ramsey Community College student discounts!  Must present Student ID to get discounts!


Testing Services

The Academic Support Center at the Cambridge Campus and the Testing Center at the Coon Rapids Campus serve students by providing placement testing for appropriate course placement as well as alternative, career and make-up testing.

TRiO Upward Bound and TRiO Student Support Services

TRIO programs are federally-funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  They are designed to provide access and opportunity for modest income students who are the first in their family to attend college. Our TRIO and related programs include Upward Bound (Cambridge and Coon Rapids campuses), Student Support Services (Coon Rapids campus)

Tutoring/Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center (ASC) is a peer-tutoring program providing free, drop-in tutoring in a variety of subjects.

Veteran’s Assistance

The College offers a variety of ways to assist Veterans as they re-enter and continue with education. Check out our Military Education Resource Center (MERC) and get connected with other vets, work closely with our Records Office to process your veterans benefits, watch for special events designed exclusively for veterans and their families.

Voter Registration

Minnesota Voter Registration cards are available from the Student Activities Office at the Coon Rapids Campus and the Student Services Office at the Cambridge Campus. The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State provides useful information for voters.