Community College Connection

Prospective Students

Get a jump on your four-year education by enrolling in the Community College Connection (CCC) Program, which offers structure and support for a smooth transition into college.

It prepares students for success at the university level by providing opportunities: 

  • to help students adopt strategies for college success 
  • develop positive attitudes for learning 
  • maximize personal growth 
  • provide an introduction to university life and activities 

CCC students begin their college experience as both ARCC and St. Cloud State students by: 

  • taking ARCC classes on the St. Cloud State campus 
  • participating in St. Cloud State activities and events 
  • living on the St. Cloud State campus 


Prepare for the Connection Program

How to apply

Learn how you can join the Connection Program.

Program Costs & How to Pay for College

Learn how you can save money, access financial aid, and apply for scholarships as a Connection Program student.

Learn more

Contact our staff members for answers to your questions about the program.

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