Visiting Students

You are a visiting student if you would like to take a class or classes without earning a degree, diploma or certificate from MCTC––and if you are not seeking financial aid.

If you are a student at another school who would like to apply for financial aid and complete a certificate, diploma or degree at MCTC then you are a transfer student.

If you are currently admitted at another Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) campus, you can simply register for MCTC classes via eServices if you meet these requirements:

  • You are not currently on suspension or have a financial hold at another MnSCU campus
  • You are not seeking financial aid through MCTC, you are working with your home institution for financial aid
  • You are not a PSEO student enrolled at another MnSCU campus
  • You are not an international student
  • You are going to register for 12 credits or less at MCTC
  • You are not registered for more than 22 credits at any MnSCU school
  •  You meet required course prerequisites or placement levels

If you are an international student, you can't register as a visiting student. You need to apply to the college through the admissions process for international students.

Admission for visiting students

  1. Activate your Star ID and associate it with MCTC
  2. Fill out the visiting student registration form
  3. Pay your tuition and fees

It’s that simple! Once you submit the form with your unofficial transcripts you will get an email confirmation within 2-4 business days so you can go back into eServices to complete your registration once the registration window is open for visiting students.

Be sure to send us your unofficial transcripts if the course has requirements and prerequisites you have already met through other coursework or testing. If you have not met the requirement for placement you are welcome to take our placement test.

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