January 26, 2024
Minnetonka High School
Formerly know as Fall Forum, Winter Forum is a comprehensive, day-long event meant to bring both high school counselors and college admission professionals together. We will learn from each other and discuss best practices in guiding and supporting students pursuing higher education.Register
Admission Counselor Institute
July 24 - 25, 2023
Minnesota State University-Mankato
This two-day in-person conference is geared to new admissions professionals with one to two years of experience. Registration and event agenda will be available soon.
May 19 - 21, 2024
Inclusion, Access, and Success
July 15, 16, and 17, 2024
St. Olaf College
Camp College is a three day pre-college experience where rising seniors at Minnesota high schools will learn valuable information about applying to colleges, college resources, financial aid, and much more!
Show on the Road
March 22, 2024
Rochester Community & Technical College
Show on the road is a traveling professional development conference providing high school counselors around the state with resources and presentations on subjects like hot topics in admissions, regional career forecasts, and financial aid.
This year "Show on the Road" will be held virtually through Zoom. Click on the link below to learn more about the three sessions that will be offered!
Day on the HillMarch 7, 2024
Learn more about Day on the Hill
NACAC Professional Development
NACAC National Conference
September 26 - 28, 2024
Los Angeles, CA
Ready, Set, FAFSA events
Free financial aid events will be available to Minnesota students and families via Zoom in February!
The series, running February 8 through March 1, will cover general financial aid information, details on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Minnesota Dream Act for undocumented students, and other ways to pay for college. Read the press release here.
Mentorship ProgramThe 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 ProgramThis 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
Minnesota Education Fairs
Minnesota Education Fairs - MEFs are college fairs held throughout the state at high schools and other venues.
Minnesota National College FairThe Minnesota National College Fair will be held in-person on October 5th and 6th, 2022.
Learn more about the National College Fair
Virtual College ExplorationVirtual
Learn more about Virtual College Exploration
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!
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
Professional Development Grant
The Professional Development Grant is designed to support membership by funding professional development opportunities. The Professional Development Grant will cover the cost of registration, hotel, airfare, meals and membership fee (when applicable).