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Non-Degree Seeking/Visiting Student

Century College student
You do not plan to complete a program or degree at Century College, but would like to take individual courses.

Whether you want to take one or a few courses for enjoyment or transfer courses back to the college or university you are currently attending, Century College has courses available to you!

Getting Started at Century College

Have you attended a Minnesota State system school?

See all Minnesota State schools here.


If you have been admitted or enrolled at another Minnesota State college or university and you are not planning to complete a degree, diploma or certificate or seek financial aid from Century College, you should not apply to Century College.

How to Get Started

  1. Log-in to eServices using your account at your current (home) Minnesota State institution.
  2. Select Century College from the drop down for College/University.
  3. Register for your Century course using your Star ID and password.
  4. If you are unable to register or receive a prerequisite error message, you will need to submit an unofficial transcript to Please include your Star ID and list the Century course(s) you would like to register for.

View Minnesota State requirements


If you are currently attending, or have attended in the past, another college or university (such as University of St. Thomas, University of Minnesota, or other in or out of state university or college), you will need to apply to Century College.

  1. Apply for admission.
    Apply online here. When asked for your educational intent, select "complete courses and transfer without a degree". Applications are due prior to each semester's application deadline. A one-time, non-refundable $20 application fee is required. The application fee can be paid online at the end of the online application or in-person by visiting the Business Office (W2340). 
  2. Submit your unofficial transcript(s) from your college/university.
    Submit unofficial transcripts to In your email, include your Star ID and a list of course(s) you would like to take at Century College. Allow 2-3 business days for prerequisite verification and processing. Please see the directions under "Unofficial Transcripts" for more information.
  3. Register for your Century course in eServices. Click here for a step-by-step registration guide.

After you complete the course, request a Century College transcript to be sent to your college/university.


If you have questions the admissions process, please feel free to request more information, schedule a campus visit, schedule an appointment, or call 651-773-1700.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

Current PSEO students at Minnesota State institutions are NOT eligible to be a visiting student. Please follow the PSEO admissions process.

Trouble with the online application? Please contact Admissions at or 651-773-1700.