Welcome new students! Congratulations on becoming a Macalester Scot! 

Get ready to find yourself at Mac. New student orientation will take place August 31- September 4, 2017. Orientation is a five day experience that will acquaint you with the culture, services, and resources as you transition into the campus community. By the end of new student orientation you will:

  • Connect with other new students and find out what it means to be part of the Macalester community.

  • Learn to navigate campus and discover the rich diversity in and around the Twin Cities.

  • Meet with college representatives to learn how to succeed in and outside of the classroom.

  • Become familiar with resources that are important to making campus your new home.

Bookmark this page in your favorites as it is designed to assist you in keeping track of important information and specific tasks you will need to finish before coming to campus. Use this site as your portal to that information and more about the College.

We look forward to seeing you on August 31, 2017!

Real-Time Transcription

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Navigating the New Student Portal

The New Student Portal houses all the required forms you need to complete before the listed deadlines. You must use your Macalester credentials to log in.

New Student Portal Login

New Students