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Final steps for new students before classes begin

So you have completed your Online Orientation, met with an advisor, and registered for classes. What's next? Click on the following dropdown menus to remind yourself about final important steps to complete before the semester starts.

  • Attend Virtual Kick Start to learn more about the essentials for your college success! Click the link below to sign up for Kick Start!

    If you are unable to attend Kick Start, a recording of the event will be sent to your student email account before classes begin on August 23.

  • Log into: eServices, D2L, and your Anoka-Ramsey email account

    Need to borrow a computer? Apply for a loaner from Anoka-Ramsey

    Check out low and no cost internet and computer purchasing options

    Get your Photo ID

    • Information Services is offering a remote Photo ID process for students registered for the current semester. Email for details.
  • Apply for Aid (FAFSA)

    Make sure your FAFSA has been received by Anoka-Ramsey

    Make sure your FAFSA is marked as "Complete" in your eServices account

    Respond to your Award Letter

    Wait for disbursement


    Create your Anoka-Ramsey bookstore account

    • New students – Go to the "My Account" link in the top right corner of the bookstore's webpage. On the My Account page, click “register here” on the to create a student account
    • Your Student ID is located in the top right corner of your eServices account

    Find your course information for your search

    • Each class at Anoka-Ramsey is connected to a specific campus which you must know when you are searching for your textbooks.
    • To determine what campus your courses are connected to, log into your eServices account, go to “Courses & Registration” in the menu, and select “Review My Plan”. Click on the link for each class title and the campus will be noted in the course details

    Search for your textbooks

    • To search for courses that are connected to Cambridge Campus, click here
    • To search for courses that are connect to Coon Rapids Campus, click here

    Order your textbooks

    • Once you have found your textbooks, add any you want to purchase to your “Cart”
    • Follow the prompts to complete your checkout (click here for written instructions)
    • USING FINANCIAL AID? Select “Financial Aid” from the dropdown payment menu
    • PSEO STUDENT? Select “Financial Aid” from the dropdown payment menu. Type “I am a PSEO student” in the comments box that appears

    Access your online textbooks (if you have any)

    • Inclusive Access Materials:
      • If your materials are Inclusive Access materials, this will be noted when you look the course up in the textbook search
      • You will not purchase anything for Inclusive Access through the bookstore
      • Inclusive access materials are located in your D2L course for your class
      • Your instructor will give you an access code and link to access the materials once your course begins.
    • eBooks:
      • eBooks are found and purchased in the textbook search of the bookstore
      • Once purchased, log into your Anoka-Ramsey bookstore account to access
      • Click here for instructions on how to access your purchased eBooks
  • Be aware of important financial aid dates and deadlines

    • From the FAFSA priority deadline to when tuition is due, learn about all upcoming important financial aid connected deadlines by clicking here

    Learn how to pay your tuition

    Deadline to arrange Summer 2021 payment: May 10, 2021

    Deadline to arrange Fall 2021 payment: August 2, 2021

  • Office for Students with Disabilities (Accommodations)

    • Provides information and resources to support an environment that is accessible and inclusive for all individuals including an individualized approach to accommodations for note taking, test taking and mask/face covering accommodations

    Counseling Services

    Tutoring Services & Math Skills Center

    • Options include scheduled tutoring sessions with peer and professional tutors and asynchronous answers and feedback to essays and questions as well as access to’s services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

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