Programs & Events

Professional development

Camp College

July 15-17, 2019

Camp College is a three day pre-college experience where underrepresented and first generation Minnesota high school students will be exposed to college campuses, get mentoring experience and learn valuable application and financial aid information. 

Learn more about Camp College

Admission Counselor Institute

August 5-7, 2018
Gustavus Adolphus College

Learn more about ACI

Fall Forum

November 13, 2018
University of St. Thomas

The Fall Forum is a comprehensive, day-long event meant to bring both high school counselors and college admission professionals together. The focus will be on topics in financial aid and the college search process.

Register for the 2018 Fall Forum

Spring Conference

May 20-21, 2019
Minneapolis Marriott West

NACAC Professional Development

NACACs 74th National Conference

September 27-29, 2018
Salt Lake City, UT

Learn more about the NACAC Annual Conference

Legacy Grant

The Legacy Grant is designed to support membership by funding professional development opportunities. The Legacy Grant will cover the cost of registration, hotel, airfare, meals and membership fee (when applicable). 

Both MACAC members and non-members are invited to apply. Secondary school counselors are strongly encouraged to apply. Legacy Grant Applications are due four weeks prior to event. 

Learn More About the Legacy Grant

Member Programs

Mentorship Program

The program seeks to assist in building connections between new members and those who have been involved in the profession and organization for several years.  Learn more about the Mentorship Program

Leadership Development Program

This unique program is designed to provide opportunities for individuals to investigate, define, and further develop their leadership skills. Learn more about the Leadership Development Program

College Fairs

2018 Minnesota National College Fair

October 24 - 25, 2018
Learn more about the National College Fair

2017-18 Minnesota Education Fairs

Learn more about MN Education Fairs

Partnered Events

College Knowledge Month

Formerly Minnesota College Knowledge Month, Minnesota Goes to College consists of two state-wide college-going campaigns: College Knowledge Month and Minnesota College Goal, The goal is to provide every graduating high school senior with the preparation, opportunity, and support needed to apply to college, especially underrepresented students (students of color, first-generation students, and low-income students. 

Please consider volunteering!  

Learn more about College Knowledge Month

Session Submission Form

Do you have a session idea or topic you would like to either present or learn more about at a MACAC conference or event? 

Let us know about it!

Submit a Session Topic

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