Application Process for Military and Veteran Students

Determine eligibility for application fee waiver

Please contact Veteran Services prior to applying to the college to determine eligibility.

Jeff Pool
Phone: 763-433-1963

Apply Online

You will be prompted to:

  • Create a MnSCU account to complete the online application.
  • DO NOT Pay the $20 application if you are a qualified veteran, military service member or eligible dependent (as determined by Veterans Services staff)
  • Watch the mail for a letter containing your Student Tech ID and Pin number

After you are admitted

Complete the Placement Test

  • View Walk-In testing schedule online
  • Keep results from the test
  • Students may substitute ACT exam score of 18 or higher English and/or 22 or higher Math

Request Transcripts

  • Anoka-Ramsey will require official transcripts if you are planning to pursue a degree, certificate or complete the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).
  • Incoming transfer students with more than 12 college-level credits should have official transcripts from previous institutions sent to the Records and Registration office. 
  • If you are transferring from another MnSCU institution please fill out the transcript request form.
  • To use your VA educational benefits, you are also required to submit military transcripts from each branch of service in which you have been a member.   

Schedule a Registration Appointment with Veterans Advisor

Veterans Services: 763-433-1390
Jeff Pool: 763-433-1963

Confirm Benefits are Ready

  • Bring a copy of your benefit application, DD-214 and certificate of eligibility to the certifying official in the Records Office.
  • GI Bill, be sure to turn in a signed copy of your course schedule or email a request for certification to the certifying official.
  • Tuition assistance or reimbursement, be sure to submit your TA confirmations to the Business Office.
  • Need assistance with applying for your benefits, contact Veterans Services: 763-433-1390.


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