Academic Advising Services


The Advising Office at the Coon Rapids campus is now hiring work study students as Advising Assistants! To see the posting and information on how to apply for one of these positions please go here to learn more about work study positions and click "Student Employment Opportunities".


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.


30 minute appointments with Academic Advisors are available 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. Please do not use email to try and make an appointment. 

Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor to discuss:

Quick Stop Advising

Convenient walk-in advising is available for quick questions (5 minutes or less) during specified hours. 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 check-in at least 15 minutes before scheduled end times.

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

See an Advisor during Quick Stop Advising hours for brief questions regarding:

  • Placement Test Results
  • Concerns about a Current Course
  • Degree Requirements and DARS
  • Referral to College and Community Resources
  • Review of Course Schedule (but not long-term planning)
  • Adding/Dropping/Withdrawing from Courses
  • College Policies and Procedures

Summer 2016 Quick Stop Advising Hours:

Mondays through Thursdays

10:00am – 2:00pm

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

Monday, May 30 - 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. Voicemails left will typically receive a response from an Academic Advisor within 1 to 2 business days.


Have a question regarding a topic not listed above? Here are some other departments that can assist with questions:





Enrolling and Applying


Financial Aid

FAFSA – Grants, Loans, Work Study



Billing and Payments


Institutional Advancement

Anoka-Ramsey Scholarships


Records & Registration

Transcripts, Enrollment Verification, Graduate Processing, Student Forms



Personal Concerns and Crisis, Career Counseling

Coon Rapids: 763-433-1240

Cambridge: 763-433-1840

Career Services

Job Postings, Internships, Interviewing, Résumés



Quick Stop Advising