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Visit Macalester

Get to know Macalester

There are plenty of experiences and opportunities to get to know Mac. Whether you’re planning a visit to our campus, or want to take advantage of the virtual options, we have you covered. Take a look and choose what works best for you.

Macalester Info Session
Virtual Programs

Information Session & Tour

Learn more about Macalester in our Online Info Session & Tour. Hear about a variety of opportunities, classes, and pathways to graduation. Then join current students to explore the campus from their perspective. The 30-minute information session is followed by a 30-minute live tour.

On-campus tour guide


Macalester offers on-campus information sessions and student-led campus tours Monday-Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Each socially distanced session lasts approximately 2 hours. We ask guests who have not been fully vaccinated to wear masks, per our campus policy.

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Workshops to Guide Your College Search

You’re invited to join us for these free workshops, geared at making your college search and application process easier. Topics like writing a college essay, filling out the Common App, and navigating financial aid are just a few of your choices. Sign up for one or the whole series. See you on Wednesday!

Metro 5 Event
Virtual Event

Metro 5: Liberal Arts in the City

Do you love small classes but also want the energy and opportunities of a city? In this event, you can hear from five liberal arts colleges, including Macalester, which are located in metropolitan areas. Register to join us.

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About Us

Discover more about Macalester

Explore our virtual viewbook and discover more about our values, academics, and location in the Twin Cities. See the videos, photos, and details that give you an inside view into our Macalester community.

Old Main - Macalester Campus Building

Take a virtual 360° tour

Visit campus from the comfort of your couch. Discover Macalester’s favorite spaces for learning, studying, and hanging out.

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