exterior view of Briggs House from the Summit Avenue Service Drive on a sunny summer day
Macalester College Briggs House

Guest House and Event Space

Briggs House is a guest house and campus event space for small gatherings.  We host guests of the College in our four guest rooms, including campus speakers, job candidates, alumni, prospective students, parents of current students, and other visitors on campus for College business. Briggs House also serves as a campus gathering space, hosting College meetings, receptions, events, and celebrations.


For guest room or event rental inquiries, please email briggshouse@macalester.edu with the following details:

  • Specify guest room or event request
  • Indicate arrival and departure dates, or event date
  • Number of guests
  • Provide a phone number where you may be reached