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Success in College

--Meet Kim Flesner  

Mother of five; grandmother of eight; adult returning to college; Psychology emphasis -- associate in arts; Plan: transfer to four-year university for bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in American Sign Language


Anoka-Ramsey Community College is all about helping you succeed. We know that students in a supportive environment are more likely to be successful and to earn a college degree. Here is an overview of the free success-focused services available outside the classroom.

One-on-One Services

Need help with school work, career planning, transfer planning or understanding how to pay for college? 

Academic Advising can help you:

  • plan class schedules
  • research careers
  • check graduation requirements
  • find resources and learning strategies
  • explore transfer options

Need help dealing with personal issues or understanding you career assessment?

Counseling Services can help you with:

  • personal concerns
  • a personal crisis
  • career counseling and career assessments
  • various mental-health topics

Support Communities

Adult Basic Education provides free services in GED preparation, reading enhancement, writing skills and basic math skills.

Academic Support Centers provide tutoring services in science, college-level math, foreign languages, social science, computer skills and any other academic area you need help in.

Professional Writing Services are provided within the Academic Support Centers to help you become a better writer.

The Math Skills & Advising Center provides services to help you develop the math skills needed for success in college-level math courses. The center offers tutoring, academic advising services, and workshops. Preparation for the Accuplacer Math Placement Exam is also available.

Resources for Your Unique Needs

The Office for Students with Disabilities provides free academic support services to students with documented disabilities to help them participate fully and successfully in college programs.

TRIO Student Support Services provide free services designed to provide a positive learning environment to help ensure the academic success of qualified students, such as those who are the first in their family to attend college.

Veterans Services provide free services to military veterans, active duty service members, Guardsmen/Reservists and their family members. Staff members are available to answer questions, help access military benefits and transcripts, assist with degree planning, provide referral services and much more.


Technology Help Desk

Library Cambridge

Library Coon Rapids

Counseling & Advising

Academic Support Center (Tutoring)
Cambridge Campus

Coon Rapids Campus