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All students must apply for graduation, regardless of whether they plan to participate in the graduation ceremony. Submitting an application for graduation initiates the official review of your records, notation of graduation to your transcript, and ordering of your degree, diploma, and/or certificate. 

Before applying to graduate, review your DARS (Degree Audit Report) to make sure you have met or are in the process of meeting all program requirements. You may access your DARS by logging into eServicesselecting Academic Records, then Degree Audit Report.

  • If there are issues/incomplete areas on your DARS or you have questions about meeting program requirements, contact your advisor to resolve these prior to applying.
  • If you are using transfer credits from another institution to meet graduation requirements, you are responsible for making sure that those institutions have sent official transcripts to the Records Office prior to applying.

After reviewing your DARS, you must submit a graduation application to the Records Office during the last semester of your program or as you complete certificate requirements. You will need your StarID and password to access the application. Once we have reviewed your records, we will send you an email with your next steps.


Graduation Ceremony Details

Anoka Technical College is currently planning to hold an in-person fall 2021 graduation ceremony at the Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids campus on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 16.

Additional details about the ceremony will be published here and communicated to graduation applicants when available. All plans are subject to change as we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and follow guidance established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

Please note: Students eligible for graduation must apply by submitting an electronic Graduation Application to the Records Office. Students who fulfill the program requirements will earn their diploma, degree or certificate regardless of if/how a ceremony is held. 

After Graduation

Graduate Follow-up Survey

You will receive an email asking you to complete a follow-up survey. We appreciate your feedback and encourage you to complete the survey so we can improve what we do.

Anoka Technical College Alumni

Now that you have graduated from Anoka Technical College, you automatically become a member of the Anoka Technical College Alumni Association. Click here to learn more.


You will receive an empty award cover at graduation ceremony. We will mail your certificate, diploma or degree within six weeks after graduation, once we have verified that you successfully completed all graduation requirements.

Repaying Financial Aid

Financial Aid is a huge part of most students' success at Anoka Technical College. We want to make sure that you have adequate information regarding the financial aid that you are required to repay. Please review this information to become familiar with your repayment options. Make every effort to not default on your loans.

Access the National Student Loan Database System to view your loans and contact your servicer to determine and set up repayment options and complete exit counseling.

Click on the following link for more information on Student Loans, Consolidation, and Repayment Estimator.

Job Placement/Career Services

The Career Services/Job Placement Office at Anoka Technical College assists students and alumni with developing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and other job search activities.

The office is located in the Student Success Center, Rm 190F and can be reached by phone at 763- 576-7780 or by email.

Appointments are preferred, but efforts will be made to accommodate walk-ins. Find out more here.  

College Central Network is an online resource to search for jobs, post a resume/portfolio, and find helpful job search materials. Set up an account today!

Attend the annual Spring Job Fair at Anoka Technical College. Visit Anoka Technical College's calendar for the date.


Records Office

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Phone: 763-576-7740

Fax: 763-576-7721