MCTC Works!

Find out how MCTC can work for you.

  • Find jobs
  • Increase your earning power
  • Save thousands on tuition
  • Transfer credits easily

Join us for our open house:
Tuesday, April 7
Time: 5–7 p.m.
Where: 1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis

Visit Us

Can you see yourself here?

Get a feel for our beautiful downtown campus as you take a tour, learn more about our outstanding degree, diploma and certificate programs, and discover the many student services and exciting student organizations and activities at MCTC. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about tuition, financial aid and how to get started at the College.

Regular campus visit sessions are held on:

Mondays at 5 p.m.
Thursdays at 12 p.m.

Sign up for a campus or community visit that works for you to see what we have to offer! Please note, there won't be campus visits on Nov. 27, Dec. 25 or Jan. 1 when the campus is closed. We will meet in the Counseling and Advising office (T.2500) on the second floor of the building connected to the parking ramp.

Campus and community visits 

Open house

Join us for an open house to ask questions, talk with faculty and staff about programs, student services, campus organizations and more. You can also take a general campus tour, sit in on informational sessions or get started with your application process.

Spring Open House and Science and Engineering Expo
April 7, 5–7 p.m.

Sign up for the open house

High school and community visits

We visit many high schools throughout the Twin Cities and have a number of partnerships with schools through our Power of YOU, K-12 Connections and TRIO programs. Please contact your school Career Center or Guidance Office to find out when we'll be on your campus or to ask for a group tour of MCTC.

If you are a Power of YOU eligible family we invite you to Get Ready with us in March and April and explore the programs, careers and transfer options you will have as part of the Power of YOU program at MCTC. The Power of YOU is designed to make your dream to attend college within reach by covering the cost of tuition and fees for two years or up to 72 credits.

We also attend events in the local community to provide information regarding our educational programs, admission process and to answer any questions you may have about the college. If you organize a community event you think we'd like to be a part of please feel free to contact

Group visits

We would love for your high school group or organization to visit us! If you are part of a group preparing students for the transition to college and would like to arrange for a group visit please email your request at least three weeks in advance to

Please include the following in your email:

  • Your organization’s name
  • Group size (minimum five plus chaperone/organization representative)
  • Possible dates and times
  • Your email and phone
  • Purpose and goals of your visit
  • Any information that would help us prepare for your group, such as academic programs of interest or information about your organization

Walk-in admissions advising and appointments

Want a little more time to talk with someone about coming to MCTC? You can come in for a walk-in admissions advising session or make an appointment––learn more on our Contact Admissions page.

Two-Year Colleges Make the Grade

Astronomy at MCTC

“The pendulum has swung” toward community colleges.

In a recent Star Tribune article, community colleges were recognized for offering an inexpensive, fast-track path to employment. Although once regarded as “the 13th grade,” popular opinion about community college has since changed.

Read More

MCTC Campus Video Tour

Our beautiful, modern campus is easy to reach by car, bus, bike or light rail and features a bookstore, coffee shop, cafeteria, library, state-of-the-art science center, computer lab, learning center, performing spaces, gymnasium, and outdoor plaza that links to Loring Park.

At MCTC, you can feel like you're at the center of it all, because you are.

Watch Video


Find out why nearly 14,000 students choose Minneapolis Community and Technical College each year!

Watch Video