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Visit Macalester

Get to know Macalester

Campus visits may look a little different this year, but we have you covered. There are plenty of experiences and opportunities to get to know Mac. Take a look and choose the options that work 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.

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Take a virtual tour

Visit campus from the comfort of your couch.



Current students provide the insights and perspective that truly push your college search to the next level. They can describe everything from a typical day at Mac to the extraordinary moments that occur along the way.

Macalester Student

Chat with a Student

These scheduled, one-to-one chats (call or video chats) are the perfect time hear about Mac and to ask questions about the topics that interest you most.

Macalester Admissions Interview


These one-to-one online conversations with Admissions staff are a good way to share your interests and ask questions. Availability for juniors, seniors and transfer students changes throughout the year.



Out of concern for public health in response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Macalester College has suspended in-person Information Sessions, Class Visits, and Overnights until further notice.

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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.

Helpful information

Maps & Directions

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

Our Hours

See open hours, holiday closings, and more.