Mac looks forward to welcoming returning and new students for Fall 2020. You can find out more about Macalester’s COVID-19 response on Macalester’s dedicated COVID-19 page.

ISP serves the educational, regulatory, and personal development needs of Macalester’s international students through helping them integrate, participate, and apply their learning to their own lives and cultural contexts.

Students or Alumni on OPT

Changed your major, address, phone number, personal email, citizenship, name or employment status? ISP needs to know so we can update SEVIS!


Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is a program that the U.S. government uses to maintain accurate and current information on non-immigrant students.

Prospective Students or questions related to admissions? Please refer to International Student Admissions
Interested in being an exchangevisiting or transfer student? Please refer to Exchange/Visiting/Transfer Student
Currently an International Student considering Leave of Absence? Please refer to Leave of Absence Information