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Plan Your Admissions Visit

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.

Easy ways to connect one-to-one

Macalester Student


Find a time that works for you and register to chat with a current Mac student. These 30 minute calls or video chats are a good way to hear about campus life and the topics that interest you most.

Macalester Admissions Interview


Talking with Admissions staff is a good way to share your individual interests and ask questions. These conversations provide the opportunity to get to know each other. Take a look at the options available.

Old Main - Macalester Campus Building


Visit campus from the comfort of your couch. Discover Macalester’s favorite places for learning, studying, and hanging out.

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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.