The Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness offers integrated medical, counseling, health promotion, and sexual violence prevention services and programs for all students and serves as a resource supporting the entire Macalester community’s effort to build a healthy campus. We are dedicated to providing care, support, and connection to resources for students of all identities. 

Spring 2020 Hours

Services Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Medical 9am – 4:45pm 9am – 4:45pm 9am – 4:45 pm 10am – 4:45pm 9am – 4:45pm
Counseling 9am – 4:45pm 9am – 7pm 9am – 7pm 10am – 7pm 9am – 4:45pm
Wellness Lounge 7 pm – 10 pm 6 pm – 8 pm 7 pm – 10 pm 6 pm – 8 pm
  • If you need care after hours, please visit Urgent and Emergency Care for resources. If this is an emergency, please call 911. 
  • Front desk support is available whenever the office (Rm 53 in LC) is open for questions, making appointments, purchasing Plan B, etc.
  • Wondering where the PAWS@Mac dogs are today? Find more information and their schedule here.

Macalester Patient Portal

Our secure patient portal allows you to communicate with Hamre Center health care providers, make limited medical appointments, complete forms, and update and get a copy of your immunization record.

Login to the Macalester Patient Portal

News and Updates

QPR (Suicide Prevention)Training

Do you have one hour free before spring semester classes start?  That’s all it takes to do the online version of the QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer) suicide prevention training. Free to the Macalester community. QPR workshops are also scheduled for Spring 2020.


ULifeline from the JED Foundation, is a good, comprehensive website for college students on mental health. It includes facts on mental health, wellness strategies, info on how to help a friend, resources for help, as well as a self-evaluator for 13 common mental health concerns.  Check it out.

Hamre Center December 2019 Newsletter

Check it out to learn more information about blues around the holidays, Mac EMS, and stress.  Check out our calendar for our last events of the semester!
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New Students

Welcome!  Please go to the New Student Portal to access the information and forms for all new students. Note: Health Insurance enrollment/waive out for Jan.-Aug. 2020 is in January. Read the Health & Wellness First-Year Requirements FAQ

Easily Find Local Counselors

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with MiResource, a tool to help Macalester students easily and confidentially find the right local off-campus provider. You can search by your specific care needs, insurance/payment options, and geography. Learn more

Upcoming Events

QPR Training:
January 30, Thursday, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm, Lib 309, Student — Sign Up

To learn about other upcoming events, please visit our Events page.

Resources for Faculty, Staff, and Families

If you’re a Macalester faculty or staff member interested in helping your students, please review our list of faculty and staff resources.

If you’re a family member or guardian interested in helping your student, please review our list of family resources.