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Academic Advising Services


The mission of the Anoka-Ramsey Advising Office at Anoka-Ramsey Community College is to empower students to actively seek out resources to successfully complete their educational goals. Academic Advising provides a safe and respectful environment to collaborate with students on course selection, understanding degree requirements, and preparing for degree completion or credit transfer to other academic institutions.


Our Services

Academic Planning

Academic Success

Career and Program Information



30 minute appointments with Academic Advisors are available for transfer preparation, course planning, and graduation checks. These can be in-person or over the phone; please specify which type of appointment you'd like when making the appointment.

To set up an appointment with an Academic Advisor please call 763-433-1230 and press 1 for appointments or stop by the Information Desk at either campus.

Quick Stop Advising

Convenient walk-in advising is available for quick questions (5 minutes or less). Students check-in at the Information Desk and are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. The length of wait time will vary. Students may be asked to schedule an appointment for more detailed planning with an Academic Advisor.

Please note that Quick Stop advising times at both campuses are subject to change due to various advising events. Please refer below for availability if you are planning on coming to campus for the sole purpose of seeing an Academic Advisor for Quick Stop advising. 

*Cambridge and Coon Rapids Campuses:

Fall Semester Hours

Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays

10:00am – 2:00pm

Tuesdays, Wednesdays

10:00am – 2:00pm

4:00pm – 5:30pm

*Quick Stop Advising will be unavailable at both campuses during the following days/times:

Thursday, November 26 - Holiday (College Closed)

Friday, November 27 - Holiday (College Closed)


Email questions will typically receive a response from an Academic Advisor within 1 to 2 business days.



Call an Academic Advisor for quick questions (5 minutes or less) 8:30am to 4:00pm Mondays through Thursdays and 10am to 4:00pm on Fridays. The length of wait time to speak to an Academic Advisor will vary. Students may be asked to schedule an appointment (in-person or over the phone) with an Academic Advisor for more detailed questions.



Quick Stop Advising