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Non-Degree Seeking Admissions

Non-Degree Seeking Students

Follow these steps if you plan to only take select courses at North Hennepin and are not seeking a degree or certificate from NHCC.

  • 1. Apply for Admission

    APPLY ONLINE and submit:

  • 2. Take Placement Test(s) or Submit Official Transcripts

    To meet course pre-requisites or placement levels, you may need to complete the ACCUPLACER, a placement waiver, or submit official transcripts to our Records & Registration office. Ask us if you have any questions about this step!

  • 3. Register for Classes

    When you are ready to register for classes, please do so through NHCC eServices. Do you want to learn more about registering for classes?

  • 4. Pay Tuition and Buy Books

    Students may pay for tuition and books using cash, check, credit card, or payment plan.

Interested in taking summer courses at NHCC?

Visit nhcc.edu/summer for specific information about summer courses.

Visiting students enrolled in the Minnesota State system

If you are a current student at another Minnesota State system (formerly MnSCU) college or university, you may be able to register at NHCC as a visiting student using your eServices account if the course does not have a prerequisite or required placement level.

Follow these steps:

  1. Log-in to e-Services using your account at your current (home) Minnesota State institution.
  2. Select Courses & Registration, and then Search for a Course.
  3. In the dropdown for College/University, find North Hennepin Community College.
  4. Find your desired course at NHCC, and then click the Add button (plus sign) on the left.
  5. Follow the steps on the top - Search, Search Results & Plan, Review My Plan, and Register.
  6. You will receive an e-mail within 3 business days from Records & Registration with your NHCC student ID and D2L instructions.

Please remember:

  • Non-degree seeking and visiting students are not eligible for financial aid through NHCC. Check with your home institution if you are currently enrolled at another college/university.
  • You must follow all listed pre-requisites and placement levels.
  • Only admitted student (not visiting) may submit official transcripts for review to meet pre-requisites.
  • Placement tests and orientation are not mandatory for non-degree seeking and visiting students.
  • It is beneficial to verify how NHCC course(s) transfer with your current or future college/university before enrolling. Course transfer is determined by the receiving institution.

Contact Information

Admissions and Outreach Office
Educational Services Building

Summer Office Hours:
Monday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-6:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-6:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-Noon

Closed Saturday/Sunday