The Mission of the Health and Wellness Center is to create a healthy community by working with students to achieve physical, emotional and social well-being while promoting the value of life-long learning and health.


The Health and Wellness Center is located in the Leonard Center. Handicapped parking is available at the south building entrance. Other parking is available on Snelling Avenue or a side street. On the College Campus Map, we are in building 11.


Students can schedule individual appointments with the Macalester counseling staff. A psychiatrist is also available on a limited basis for appointments by referral from the Macalester counseling staff.

Medical Services

Primary care services are provided for registered students by a physician, nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, and a medical assistant.

Health Promotion

A certified health educator assisted by student health promotion assistants, leads the health promotion initiatives for the campus.

Insurance and Billing

The Health and Wellness Center oversees the health insurance enrollment for Macalester. All Macalester students are required to have health insurance—either their own or the plan offered by Macalester.