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 offers on-campus information sessions and student-led campus tours Monday-Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Each session lasts approximately 2 hours. Sessions will be socially distanced, and we will ask all guests to wear face masks indoors.
Fall Virtual Visit Day & More
Take a look at these special virtual programs for high school students and families.
Mac in your Area
The Macalester Admissions Staff typically travels around the world meeting prospective students and families throughout the spring and fall. Take a look to see if we are coming to your school to connect in-person or view virtual programming.
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.
Workshops to Guide Your College Search
These recorded workshops are geared at making your college search and application process easier. Interest in Macalester is not required (but we hope to leave a great impression). Topics like writing a college essay, filling out the Common App, and navigating financial aid are just a few of your choices. Workshops are available to view anytime.
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.