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Visiting Students
Want to Take a Class or Two?

Register to attend Normandale as a visiting student – we’d love to have you join us!

Visiting students can register for any course for which they qualify and still have access to the best our campus has to offer. Registration for visiting students is ongoing. You do not need to apply for admission and are not required to attend orientation.  

Registration issues related to a prerequisite that may have been met should be resolved through the Prerequisite Verification Form. For more information or assistance looking up your Star ID, resetting your password, or troubleshooting registration, connect via live chat or call (952) 358-8100. 


As a Normandale visiting student, you can use your time here to meet prerequisites for graduate studies, enhance your job skills or explore an area of interest. Pick up a few classes at Normandale while you’re enrolled at another college or university.


A visiting student must meet required course prerequisites or placement levels. Visiting students must not:

  • Be on suspension or have a financial hold at another post-secondary institution.
  • Exceed 22 enrolled credits at all Minnesota State system colleges and universities.
  • Be seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate from Normandale. If you are interested in that option, please apply for general admission or transfer.

How to Enroll as a Visiting Student

Continuing Education

Affordable, short programs provide non-credit courses and certificate programs for individuals, teams and organizations.

Senior Citizen Opportunities

MN residents 62 or older can enjoy reduced-rate and tuition-free learning options.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Option

High school students can take on-campus or online courses and earn free college credits while completing high school.


Room C1180

Hours: Mondays-Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Virtual Service Only Fridays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Chat M-W 10 a.m.-4 p.m., F 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

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