We look forward to welcoming you to the college and sharing details with you about being a student at Anoka Technical College.

Before you can register for classes for the first time, you must be accepted to Anoka Technical College. Once accepted, you will need to attend a new student orientation. During orientation you will learn about campus resources, campus technology, receive academic advising, and register for classes.

New Student Orientation Schedule

Congratulations on your admittance to Anoka Technical College!

Your next step is to sign up for an Orientation Session where you will learn about college procedures, resources, and meet with faculty advisors to register for your classes. Once you attend a session, the orientation hold on your registration will be removed.
Orientation will last approximately two hours. Please note check in opens 30 minutes prior to session start to you are here for the session start. It is important that you remain in the session for the entire program if you wish to register for courses!
Before you sign up for a session you must:

  1. Be accepted to Anoka Techical College.
  2. Complete either the Accuplacer exam or submit a copy of current ACT scores to meet Anoka Tech’s placement requirements.  If unsure, please visit our Testing page before signing up for a session!

Select your preferred date/time from the list below.

 Date  Time  Room
 Wednesday November 16
 4pm - 6pm
 Main Entrance Lobby
 Wednesday November 30  9am - 11am  Main Entrance Lobby
 Wednesday December 7  4pm - 6pm  Main Entrance Lobby
Exception - Automotive Technician program. Students starting this program are required to attend a specialized orientation session. The date and time of that session will be posted here as soon as it has been determined.

One Stop Schedule

Anoka Technical College is hosting a series of One Stop Registration days to help prospective students take care of all the steps necessary to begin college this spring. No advance reservations are needed. Prospective students can check in anytime during One Stop hours.

Upcoming One Stop Dates

  • Tuesday, December 20
    9 am to 2 pm
  • Thursday, December 29
    9 am to 2 pm
  • Wednesday, January 4
    Noon to 5 pm

In just a few hours, attendees will be able to complete any or all of the following:

  • Apply to one of the 35+ in-demand programs
  • Take course placement tests
  • Register for fall classes

Spring Semester begins January 9!

Transfer Student Orientation Schedule

Transfer students are not required to attend in-person orientation. Once accepted, transfer students will receive instructions necessary to access detailed orientation information. Review of the information must be completed to facilitate registration for courses.

We want to make this process as simple as possible for you. Please let us know if you have questions or concerns. We're here to help you achieve your goals at Anoka Technical College!

Accuplacer Walk-in Test Schedule 


College Operator

Enrollment Services