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Thank you for visiting the Anoka-Ramsey Orientation website! We are currently not offering orientations as our Spring 2020 classes have already begun. Please refer to the instructions below for student-specific orientation information regarding Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semester start students.

Please refer to your Anoka-Ramsey acceptance email for further instructions on how to complete your orientation.

Fall 2020 orientation requests for transfer students will open the first week of February 2020. Visit our site again at this time to request your fall online orientation. Also, check out the steps listed below that you can complete now as you wait for orientation.

Fall 2020 in-person orientation sign-ups for general and PSEO students will open Monday, March 30th. Visit our site again on this date to sign up for an orientation session. Also, check out the steps listed below that you can complete now as you wait for orientation.

How to Prepare for Orientation

  • Apply to Anoka-Ramsey.
    • If you have not yet applied to our school, please do so at the link listed here. The application is free!
  • Once you have applied, activate Your StarID and Password.
    • Your StarID is your campus login for all technology. To activate it, Click here.
  • Complete the Accuplacer or have qualifying ACT, SAT, or MCA results.
    • Need to schedule an Accuplacer or learn if your alternate scores qualify for placement? Click here.
  • If applicable, send official transcripts of prior college coursework or AP/IB scores to Anoka-Ramsey. 
    • For all non-Minnesota State College System schools, have an official transcript sent to Anoka-Ramsey's Records Office for evaluation. Refer to Step 2 in the Transfer Student Admissions Steps for specific mailing instructions.
    • To request that your transcript be pulled from another Minnesota State College: Click here and select the "Minnesota State Transcript Retrieval eform" link.
    • Students who do not have other college coursework do not need to complete this step.
  • Log into your Anoka-Ramsey Email Account and find your actual Email Address.
    • Hover over the "Current Students" tab at the top of Anoka-Ramsey's homepage with your mouse, and select the "Email" option in the drop-down menu that appears.
    • Your email username will be your starID, followed by
    • Your password will be the same as your starID password.
    • To find your actual outward-facing Anoka-Ramsey email address, click here and follow the steps.

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