Nearly 60 percent of Macalester students participate in study away programs. Our staff is available to help you select the best program for your educational goals. We strive to ensure that study away experiences reflect the core values of Macalester — scholarship, internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.


Applications for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 are now OPEN. The deadline for submitting applications is December 5th, 2022 at 11:59 pm.

Getting Started

  • Attend a First Steps Session 
    • If you have not attended a First Steps Session, please contact to receive a link to a recorded version of the session.
  • Start advising process
    • If you have not yet met with an advisor, you can attend drop-in advising – see details below.

Drop-in Advising:

  • Wednesday, November 30-Monday, December 5
  • 9:30am-4:00pm
  • Center for Study Away
  • First Come, First Served

Apply by December 5, 2022.