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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.

Starting in July


Macalester will begin offering on-campus information sessions and student-led outdoor campus tours beginning July 12. Offerings will be available Monday-Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, and sessions will last approximately 2 hours. Sessions will be socially distanced, and we will ask guests to wear masks. At this time, tours will not have access to indoor spaces, including cafeteria and residence halls.

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. Choose from multiple dates and register to join us.

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Take a virtual tour

Visit campus from the comfort of your couch.

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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.