Admissions Checklist

Apply Online

You will be asked to:

Submit High School Transcript or GED

Contact your high school guidance office to request a transcript be sent to Riverland or submit a copy of your GED certificate.

Submit Official College Transcripts

Request official transcripts be sent to Riverland, if you want to transfer in credits from another college. Transcripts from other Minnesota State colleges will be downloaded and do NOT need to be requested.

Apply for Financial Aid

A free online application is available at Call Enrollment Services if you need assistance.

Orientation/Assessment/Advising & Registration

New Student Registration (NSR) and Accuplacer is required for all new students. NSR includes orientation, Accuplacer testing, advising, class registration and information on accessing your Riverland accounts. The location of your registration session is determined by your program/major. The Accuplacer is a computerized test used to determine your readiness for college level course work. You may complete both NSR & Accuplacer on the same day or select two separate days. You must pre-register to attend.

Pay Tuition Online or On Campus

Buy Your Books

Contact the Riverland Bookstore for information on purchasing books. You may purchase books online at

Interested in Scholarships through Riverland Community College?

Application Deadlines are April 15 for Summer Semester and July 15 for Fall Semester.

  • New Students click here.
  • If you already have an account click here.

Now you're ready to start classes at Riverland!