Countdown to Fall Semester!
Step 1: Apply online
Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid
Apply for Financial Aid by filling out the
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The FAFSA can take up to five weeks to process
so be sure to plan ahead.
Inver Hills Community College school code: 006935
Dakota County Technical College school code: 010402
Metropolitan State University school code: 010374
Step 3: Submit prior college transcripts (if applicable)
Submit official transcripts from all previous non-MnSCU colleges / universities.
Step 4: Take Assessments Tests
New students are required to take the ACCUPLACER to ensure they are placed appropriately according to their abilities and experience.
You can learn more about the ACCUPLACER here or visit your school’s website to learn more.
*As of July 2017, students will need to take their assessment at their home campus or another satellite location; the Accuplacer will not be offered in Burnsville until further notice.
Step 5: Attend Orientation and Register for classes
Students will need to go to their school’s main campus for orientation.
Watch your email for information on how to get registered for orientation!
Step 6: Start Classes!