Application Process

Completing the college application is the first step to becoming a Hennepin Technical College student. A non-refundable $20 application fee will be charged to new undergraduate applicants, which is due prior to admission to the college. After submitting an application, you may login to your eServices account to check your balance, make payments, and more.

There are other steps you will need to complete before you begin classes. Be sure to review the steps to Get Started once you've applied.

Before You Apply

Determine whether you have an existing StarID or if you need to create one. You only need one StarID for all Minnesota State Schools. Do not create a new StarID if you already have one.

The following groups of students have additional application requirements:

Application Instructions

  1. Login to the online application with your StarID and password to begin a new application.  You may also view partially completed or previously submitted application(s).
  2. Follow the prompts to complete each section of the online application.  You may partially complete your eApplication, save your work, and come back to it later, if desired. Note: HTC uses the Permanent Address when mailing admissions and other correspondence.
  3. Review your application carefully before submitting it.  Be aware you may be charged a $20 application fee.  Depending on the major you choose, you may also be required to acknowlege a Gainful Employment Disclosure before you can register for classes.
  4. Upon submission of your application, you should receive an email notification with your HTC student Tech ID number.  In addition, you may receive communication from HTC regarding your admission status.  (You may be informed of additional requirements needed to complete your admission or holds that need to be resolved.)
  5. Login with your StarID and password any time to check the status of your submitted application, additional requirements, or possible holds.

Please note:

New students may submit their high school transcript or GED certificate to one of the addresses below.

A student must have a high school diploma, GED, or its equivalent in order to receive Title IV financial aid funds.

Please let us know if you have any difficulty completing or submitting the eApplication by contacting Enrollment Services.  For StarID assistance, go to

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