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Macalester Academic Excellence Center

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MAX Center
Kagin Commons, First Floor
M-F. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
S-TH, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
651-696-6193 (Day & Evening)
651-696-6121 (Day)

Where underprepared students prepare, prepared students advance, and advanced students excel.

The MAX Center assists students with:

  • the disciplines of math, science, and writing
  • the skills required for good time-management and study habits
  • building a culturally diverse learning community
  • academic accommodations for students with documented disabilities. We offer individual and group assistance at no charge in mathematics, biology, chemistry, writing, study skills, time management, and other areas.

Beyond classroom work, we provide assistance with:

  • capstone papers and honors projects 
  • personal statements and applications for scholarships
  • study-abroad programs
  • graduate school and professional school
  • preparation for graduate school examinations

When is a Tutor Available?

Note that the calendars do not show scheduled appointments, only tutors' scheduled work hours.

During Finals, tutors are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.