ALL INCOMING STUDENTS participating in the Pre-Orientation for International Students (PO4IS) are required to fill out the Arrival Form by August 1st, 2023.

NOTE: NO housing nor airport pickup is available before August 28th (Mon). You are responsible for finding a place to stay (refer to Places to Stay). Depending on availability, ISP may offer hotel pickups on August 28th.

Arrival Form


We will continue to follow government and public health guidance as we make decisions about programs for the fall semester, including orientation activities. You can find out more about Macalester’s COVID-19 response on Macalester’s dedicated COVID-19 site.

See our Pre-Departure Checklist for everything you need to do before you leave home, as well as other important information/resources (visa applications, phones, winter clothes, etc).


Int’l Student Handbook (ISH)

Read the ISH

Updated: June 6, 2023

Questions about admissions?

Please refer to International Student Admissions