Campus Center 236
Welcome New First Year and Transfer Students. Welcome International Exchange Students. Welcome back Returning Students.
We are preparing our residence halls and staff to provide you a safe and comfortable home on the Macalester Campus. We're ready to build an exciting, rewarding, living and learning community with you.
Check-in opens at 8:00 AM on Thursday, August 28th for new students moving into the Residence Halls. Orientation activities are planned for August 28th through September 1st. Trunk storage opens for students that have shipped personal items to campus. Card Services located upstairs in the Campus Center is open 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ready to create a Mac ID card for you.
Returning students may arrive beginning Saturday, August 30th at 9:00 AM and storage opens. Classes begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
Preseason 2014 - August 15 - August 27. Some students are approved to return to campus for athletics, orientation, and other preseason activities. Staff and Faculty that are approved to bring students to campus during the preseason period should submit their list of names to Residential Life by April 30, 2014. Students should arrive on the date approved by their supervisor. Directions for preseason check-in will be emailed to students in early August.
Housing Calendar 2014 - 2015
August 28 New Students Move In. Halls open 8:00 AM. Food Service begins.
August 30 Returning Students Move In. Halls open at 9:00 AM. Food Service begins.
October 23 - 26 Fall Break, Halls and food service remain open.
November 26 - 30 Thanksgiving Break, Halls remain open, reduced food service schedule.
December 17 Food Service ends after dinner.
December 18 Winter break begins. Halls close at noon for all students.
January 2 Halls open for January Break Housing
January 21 Halls open for Spring Semester
March 13 Food Service closes after dinner.
March 14 - 22 Spring Break. Halls stay open, No food service.
March 22 Food Service opens for dinner.
March 25 Room Selection 2015-2016 Season begins
May 12 Halls close at noon for non-graduates.
May 17 Halls close at noon for graduates.