Admissions Student Forms

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Students should use the more convenient eForms (electronic versions) of the below forms.  eForms auto populate with student information and are submitted online.

Forms and Applications:

Academic Petition

Academic petitions are used generally after consulting with your counselor/advisor and when a unique academic problem is identified (often having to do with meeting graduation requirements). The Academic Standards Committee hears and acts on unique academic appeals and formulates policy recommendations on repetitive academic appeals. Per MnSCU Procedure 3.21.1, the college’s decision may be appealed through the Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs.

Suspension Appeal

To appeal an academic, financial aid GPA, financial aid credit completion, and /or financial aid maximum time frame suspension. You must complete this form and submit it to the counseling/advising center.

Address Change Form

By filling out this form you can change your address, if you are unable to change it in eServices. Return it to the Admissions & Records Office. If you need to mail it in return it to RCTC Admissions, 851 30th Avenue SE, Rochester, MN 55904.

Credit for Prior Learning Form (Credit of Exam, Credit for Prior Learning Portfolio)

Complete this form and submit it to the Admissions and Records office to request Credit by Exam or Credit for Prior Learning Portfolio credit. Include your Prior Learning Portfolio and documentation when you submit the form.

Course Repeat Form

If you have repeated the same course at RCTC please complete the form and turn it into the Admissions & Records Office.

Domicile / Residency

Students who have lived in Minnesota for one full year, and who did not move to the state for the purpose of attending college, may appeal for in-state tuition rates by demonstrating domicile in Minnesota before the beginning of any academic term.

Enrollment Verification Request

Obtain an enrollment verification certificate from: National Clearinghouse.

Financial Aid Forms and Documents

A comprehensive list of financial aid-related forms.

Fresh Start

Allows students to improve their GPA by excluding certain detrimental grades from the GPA calculation. Read the full policy: Policy 3.17.7

Grade Appeal

If a student believes, for reasons of arbitrariness and/or error, the criteria and procedures were not followed as described in class syllabus, the student shall have the right to appeal the final grade. Students need to print out and complete this form within thirty (30) calendar days following grades being posted. See: Policy 3.8.1.

Graduation Application

Graduation candidates must apply for graduation no later than the 30th day of the semester in which they will graduate.

Immunization Form

State law requires proof of immunization from students, please fill out the attached form and submit it to the Records and Registration office.

Incomplete Grade Request

Students may request and enter into a formal agreement with course faculty if a student was unable to complete all requirements by the end of a course but completed a significant amount of coursework.

Independent Study Request

Enables a student to complete an RCTC course when it is not possible to attend the required class because of unavoidable conflicts. A specially designed Independent Study course enables a student to develop, with a faculty member, an educational plan for enrichment or focus on a special area of interest.

Informed Consent / Release of Data

Student records are privacy protected by law (learn more about data privacy). Students wishing to allow another person to access their private records may do so by completing this form.

Program Applications

Linked to all the program applications

Supplemental Student Data Form

Complete this form and submit it to the Admissions and Records Office after you have been admitted to the college.

Transfer Credit Equivalency Request

Some transfer courses may need to be reviewed by the respective academic department before equivalency can be awarded.  To have a course evaluated for equivalency to a specific RCTC course, submit this completed request along with the necessary supporting documentation listed below to the Admissions and Records Office.

Transcript Request

Get a copy of your RCTC academic record.

Minnesota State Transcript Retrieval

Complete the form to have RCTC pull your transcripts from Minnesota State institutions electronically. Submit form to the Admissions office.

Transcript Status

Allows students to check to see if we have received previous college transcripts or final high school transcripts.