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Recorded Events for Admitted Students

We’re glad you’re here! Several admitted student events are available for viewing on your own schedule, and even at your own speed. Hear directly from students and professors, along with staff ready to support your transition to Macalester, as well as President Rivera.

Recorded Events

Macalester student Open Modal

Ask a Mac Student

Current Mac students Abby, Brennan, Elinor and Oli talk about everything from food to weather to finding community. Hear more about first-year courses and student orgs too.

Professor at Macalester Open Modal

Academics at Mac

Provost Karine Moe, Chemistry Professor Tom Varberg, Economics Professor Amy Damon, History Professor Katie Phillips, and Theater & Dance Professor Harry Waters Jr. are here to talk about the curriculum, classes, research, student support, and learning in the Twin Cities.

President Rivera on Zoom presentation Open Modal

Conversation with President Rivera

Hear more about fall planning, the status on residential living, vaccinations, and more. Jeff Allen, VP of Admissions and Financial Aid, joins Dr. Rivera for a chat to cover the top questions among new students and families.

Macalester parent Open Modal

Macalester Parent Panel

Hear from three current Macalester parents, who share views on academics at Macalester, support from professors, Macalester’s neighborhood, choosing Macalester, and more.

Macalester student Open Modal

Welcome to your Macalester Journey

President Rivera welcomes students, Jeff Allen gives an overview of our applicants and admitted students, and Professor Duchess Harris shares more about classes and opportunities. Current Mac students Traci Badu ’21 (at 14:36) and Jim Smith ’21 (at 32:37) share their Mac journey and answer questions about college life.

Students on a Macalester trip to New York Open Modal

Career Exploration & Internships

Join Macalester’s Dean of Macalester’s Career Exploration, Mindy Deardruff, and student Sam Hochberger to learn about all the ways students are supported in their internship aspirations and career goals.

Staff member at Mac Day event Open Modal

Joining our Community

Staff from across campus, along with a current Mac student, talk about moving to Macalester, public transportation, what to expect, and answer student questions.

Introduction to Macalester in Spanish Open Modal

Sesión informativa

A una sesión de información especial para aprender más sobre nuestra comunidad, el entorno académico, la vida después de la graduación y qué esperar en los próximos meses.