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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.

On-campus tour guide


Macalester offers on-campus information sessions and student-led campus tours Mondays and Fridays between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm (expanding to Monday through Friday beginning in March). Each session lasts approximately 2 hours. All visitors must be fully-vaccinated and wear a mask at all times.

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.

View Fall Visit Day & Professor Panels

Macalester’s Fall Virtual Visit Day and Professor Panels for STEM, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Humanities are all available to view. These recorded events will answer many of the questions students have about what to expect as a student, in and out of the classroom.

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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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