2019 Spring Samplers, April 11-12 and 18-19.

Spring Samplers for admitted students will provide a broad sampling of Macalester life. You may choose to participate in both Thursday (can include an overnight in a residence hall with a volunteer host) and Friday activities or in Friday activities only. Overnight visits are available on Thursday. Parents are welcome to attend the presentations on both Thursday and Friday.

Registration for Spring Samplers will be available March, 2019. View our Visit Campus page for individual visit opportunities in April.

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Macalester-Provided Transportation

Macalester will provide the following transportation during the Spring Sampler: 

  • Thursday MSP Airport shuttle to campus, noon to 5:00PM
    There will be a Mac representative in Terminal 1-Lindbergh (near Door #2) and Terminal 2 - Humphrey (near the Caribou Coffee).
  • Thursday evening transport to preferred hotels (listed below), 6:30PM for parents, 9:00PM for students
    Transport for parents will depart from the Parent Reception. Transport for students will depart from the Admissions Office.
  • Friday transport to campus from preferred hotels (listed below), 6:45AM to 7:30AM
    Departing from select area hotels (listed below). Details available upon arrival to campus.
  • Friday shuttles to MSP Airport, noon to 5:00PM
    Departing from the Admissions Office.
Other ways to get to campus, campus maps, directions, and more.

Spring Sampler Preferred Hotels

We have secured special rates and courtesy blocks for Spring Sampler attendees. Hotels available March 2019.