College Connect (C2)

Welcome and thank you for showing interest in the College Connect (C2) Program at Anoka Technical College!

Anoka Technical College’s C2 program allows students who have dropped out of high school and have not received their diploma or students who are not on track to graduate on time to earn college credit, while also earning credits to complete their high school diploma. Students enter into program pathways that help them work towards a college degree for free, all while getting their high school diploma!

Program Pathways

Students are able to choose from the majors listed below. College staff will help with registering for the courses and determining a schedule, ensuring that students are also meeting high school requirements.

Program Offerings for Anoka-Hennepin Technical High School Students: 

Administrative Specialist, Architectural Technology, Golf Course Grounds Management, Health Technology, Landscape Technology, Machine Trades, Medical Assistant, and general college pathways

Program Offerings for Ivan Sand Community High School Students: 

Administrative Specialist, Health Technology, Machine Trades, Medical Assistant and general college pathways

Once you graduate from high school, you can then continue your education right here at Anoka Tech!


  • You are enrolled in an approved ALC program with Anoka Hennepin Technical High School or Ivan Sand Community High School
  • You have not used up your PSEO eligibility
  • You are motivated to succeed in college courses


If you are interested in this program, please see your high school advisor or administrator for more information, or contact the college staff person.

Application Process

  • Application
  • MN State Early/Middle College State Form
  • Accuplacer Test
  • Essay

ATC College Connect Admissions:
Mel Koenen
Room: 190E 

ATC College Connect Advisor:
Erica Stene
Room: 190L

Resources Available to Students in the Program:

  • Counseling (Academic, personal, and/or career counseling)
  • Disability Services
  • Peer Tutoring
  • and more!