Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

        Date Of Report (Date Of Earliest Event Reported): OCTOBER 4, 2005

                          ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

        Minnesota                       0-1424                   41-0743912
(State or other jurisdiction         (Commission              (I.R.S. Employer
     of incorporation)               File Number)            Identification No.)

              13625 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
          (Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

                                 (952) 938-8080
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to
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Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure

On October 4, 2005, ADC Telecommunications, Inc. issued a press release updating
its financial outlook for our 4th fiscal quarter ending October 31, 2005 and
announcing what we expect to be a temporary reduction of approximately 400
manufacturing jobs. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

      (c)  Exhibits.

           Exhibit 99.1:   Press Release dated October 4, 2005.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                  ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Date:  October 4, 2005            By: /s/ Gokul V. Hemmady
                                      Gokul V. Hemmady
                                      Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

                          ADC TELECOMMUNCIATIONS, INC.
                                 FORM 8-K REPORT

                                INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit No.        Description
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   99.1            Press Release dated October 4, 2005