Admissions

Visiting Students

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

As either a visiting or non-degree seeking student your goal is the same––to take a limited number of courses with no intent of completing a certificate, diploma or degree at MCTC. The visiting student admission process on this page might be more simple, but you may consider going through the application process as a new student or transfer student and selecting “non-degree seeking student” as your status on the online application if you might take courses over multiple semesters, need a campus card for reduced parking rates, and if you want testing exemptions or access to services (health clinic, fitness center, transfer evaluations, advising, student life).

If you need help deciding which process would be best for you, please feel free to contact admissions at admissions.office@minneapolis.edu or 612-659-6282.

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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