Students talking to the admissions director at Open House.

Thank you for your interest in Open House! NHCC's next Open House will be April 14, 2020. Please check back as additional details about Open House will be added soon.

RSVP for Open House to be entered into door prizes, including $500 scholarships!

Learn more about North Hennepin Community College’s degree options, student resources, and admissions steps at our Open House on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 4-7 pm! Apply for admission at Open House and we will waive your $20 application fee.

At Open House, you can:

  • Apply to NHCC for FREE!
  • Visit with faculty, staff, and current students
  • Tour Campus
  • Participate in breakout session
  • Learn about Admissions (English & Spanish sessions)
  • Receive information about NHCC's University Center

Check-in at the Center for Business & Technology (CBT). Parking is free on campus, please park on the East side of campus by CBT. See for a campus map and location for parking.

You can arrive anytime that's convenient for you during the event. However, keep in mind breakout sessions will begin at a specific time and you should arrive 15 minutes early to check-in. Open House ends at 7 p.m. - be sure to give yourself enough time to experience NHCC!

Breakout Sessions - List from 2019 (will be updated for 2020 soon)

  • Admissions @ 4 , 5 & 6 p.m. in CBT 204

    Learn about applying to NHCC, understand admissions steps, and game plan a timeline to begin college at our Admissions info session. Also available in Spanish (see below).

  • PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Options) @ 4, 5 & 6 p.m. in CBT 210

    Still in high school but want to start on college courses? Attend our PSEO info session to find out how!

  • Sesión de información @ 6 p.m. in CBT 174

    Aprender cómo aplicar para NHCC y el procesó de admission. También tendrá la oportunidad de habalr con estudeantes latinos sobre las experencias en North Hennepin Community College.

  • Accounting, Business, & Computer Science @ 4:30 p.m. in CBT 171

    Meet with faculty from NHCC's Accounting, Business, and Computer Science programs to learn about all of your options to get a transfer degree, career-focused degree, or certificate in a wide variety of areas.

  • Aikido @ 5:30 p.m. in CBT 181

    Join Mark Larson (EAP/ GCST Instructor), who lived and trained in Japan for nearly a decade at the birthplace of Aikido (a Japanese Martial Art), for a hands-on experience of this educational and life-giving tool that helps develop physical grace, clear thinking, a calm mind, and a healthy, vibrant spirit. Sensei Larson has been training/teaching Aikido for over 25 years.

    Aikido is offered here at NHCC for college credit under Global & Cultural Studies (GCST). Its training emphasizes physical balance, blending and timing, together with instinctive, precise action. Practicing Aikido can assist with one’s focus, awareness, and control.

  • Allied Health @ 4:30 p.m. in CBT 174

    Learn about NHCC's Medical Lab Tech, Exercise Science, and Health programs! You'll be able to visit with faculty and understand your options in allied health fields at North Hennepin.

  • Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement @ 5:30 p.m. in CBT 178

    Get to know the career opportunities you'll have in criminal justice or law enforcement fields by completing a degree at NHCC. We also offer transfer opportunities if you are seeking your bachelor's in one of these fields.

  • Human Services @ 4:30 p.m. in CBT 178

    Visit with faculty in Human Services to learn about this growing profession and how you can make a difference in your community. Human Services professionals work in a wide range of communities and organizations.

  • Liberal Arts and Transfer @ 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. in CBT 168

    Learn how to successfully start on your path to a bachelor's degree by completing liberal arts, MnTC (Minnesota Transfer Curriculum) courses at NHCC! This session will help you understand what you'll need to prepare for to transfer to a university.

  • Music @ 5:30 p.m. in CBT 171

    Learn about the ways you can explore your passion for music at NHCC! Whether you are a beginner or advanced musician, music can be part of your degree. Play or sing in Choir, Orchestra, Band, Jazz Band, Garage Band, or in classes and lessons. We'll share information about our Associate in Fine Arts degree in Music and you can learn how to make your story musical!

  • Nursing @ 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. in CBT 167

    Interested in becoming a Registered Nurse? NHCC has one of the largest and most successful Nursing programs in the state! Learn how to prepare and apply for this in-demand career program.

  • Theatre @ 5:30 p.m. in the FAC Theatre (note: different building)

    From performing on stage to building scenery and running lights, NHCC's Theatre program prepares you for a career in the performing arts. Learn about acting for the stage and film, directing, stagecraft, and more. Our Theatre degree builds a solid foundation for your bachelor's and our productions give students performance opportunities to develop their talent.  Find out how YOU can be a part of the excitement that is NHCC Theatre!