Academic Advisors are available by walk- in for quick 5 minute questions and by appointment for more extensive advising questions. Advisors assist students with planning class schedules, checking graduation requirements and exploring transfer options. Help is also available with career and long-term education planning.
The Academic Support Center (ASC) provides free, drop-in peer tutoring. Peer tutors are students who were recommended by instructors, and help you better understand course material and improve study strategies. Tutoring is available in many subjects.
Disability Services provides assistance to students with documented disabilities Students who qualify are eligible to receive assistance with reasonable accommodations, advising, advocacy, and referral.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a free service that helps students with GED, academic and Accuplacer preparation, reading enhancement, as well as basic writing and math skills and writing assistance for speakers of other languages (ELL/ESL). Classes are taught throughout the year by professionals.
The Bookstore sells new and used textbooks, as well as college supplies and apparel. Book rentals are also available (on a limited basis).
Open computer labs are available on both campuses and provide a variety of services including: student email, Internet access, file storage, Desire2Learn (D2L) training, and scanners with image editing software. Anoka-Ramsey is able to offer academic software at reduced pricing. Students are required to obey computer use policies. Students are required to sign up for and use their student e-mail account, which is the college's official means of communication. Wireless access is available in several locations on both campuses
Counseling services are designed to assist you when you are dealing with personal concerns that might interfere with your academic work. Counselors also provide career counseling and interpretation of career assessments.
The Libraries at both ARCC Campuses provide a variety of materials, equipment, and services to students. Study spaces are also available. We have access to 300 libraries through online catalogs.
The MSAC helps students with math skills. Available to all students who test into and are taking Math 0100, 0200, 0210, and 0220. Tutors and advisors are available for individual consultations with students. Group sessions are also available for exam review and skill development.
The Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Department provides support for all students, and in particular students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Programming will include book clubs, on- and off- campus experiential learning opportunities, student groups, and student leadership opportunities.
The Records Office processes grade changes, course repeats, transfer and graduation evaluations, diplomas, and address changes. Students can add, drop, or withdraw from courses through their e-services account online, but paper registration with an advisor's signature is required in certain circumstances.
The Testing Center provides placement, alternative, and make-up testing for students. Placement tests are required for new students taking eight or more credits, returning students enrolling for their eighth credit, students enrolling in a Math and/or English course, and all PSEO students.