Check Your Portal

Make sure you have read all of the messages in your inbox on your Application Portal.


Send Your Final High-School Transcript

Confirm that a final high-school transcript will be sent to the Admissions Office.


Attend a Sampler, Schedule a Visit, or Check Out Our Virtual Tour

  • Samplers provide a broad sampling of Macalester life, with an option to spend a night on campus hosted by a Mac student. Register early—overnight spaces are limited.
  • Individual Visits to campus include information sessions, tours, overnights, and are offered to admitted students. View our calendar for availability.
  • For students who will not be visiting, explore our campus with our tour guides Connor and Eloise on our virtual tour.

Join the #Mac2021 Facebook Page

Meet other admitted Mac2021 students and current Mac students.


Submit Your Tuition Deposit by May 1

The Early Decision I enrollment deposit deadline is January 15, and the Early Decision II deadline is March 7. The Regular Decision enrollment deposit must be postmarked or submitted online by May 1. Because Macalester is a residential campus, enrollment is limited, so it is important to get your deposit in on time.


Save These Dates

Mark your calendar for New Student Orientation on August 31-September 4 and the beginning of classes on September 5.