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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 45-minute live tour, and includes time for your questions.

Macalester Tour

On-Campus Visit for Seniors

Macalester’s campus is currently open to rising seniors for single-family campus tours. During your visit you will be able to meet with an Admissions Counselor and take an outdoor tour of campus with a current student.

Macalester Admissions Interview
Getting to know you


High school juniors are welcome to interview as early as the January prior to their senior year. Seniors who wish to interview must do so by February 1 of their senior year. In these online conversations with Admissions staff, you’ll tell us about yourself, and we’ll answer any questions you may have!

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Take a virtual tour

Visit campus from the comfort of your couch.

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Join us for Workshop Wednesdays

Each Wednesday in July and August, high school students are invited to join us for fun and informative workshops geared at making your college search and application process easier. Topics like writing a college essay, filling out the application, and an explanation of Financial Aid are just a few of your choices.

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The Twin Cities

Location amplifies everything

The Twin Cities offer countless opportunities for Macalester students to actively engage in their education through community-based learning and real-world experiences.

NACAC Virtual College Fair


On September 13, meet with a Macalester admissions counselor when you sign up to visit us at NACAC’s virtual college fair. Let us introduce you to our college in the city!

Helpful information

Maps & Directions

Whether you’re traveling by plane, bus, train, or car, here’s how you get to our campus.

Our Hours

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