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MCLA to Hold In-Person and Virtual Admission Events this Fall

NORTH ADAMS, MASS.— The Office of Admission at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is hosting in-person tours and events, including open houses on Oct. 23 and Nov. 13. Prospective students and their families are welcome to register for open houses, Saturday tours, and virtual events that offer information and perspective about academics, student life, financial aid, scholarships, and more.


“It’s exciting that we have prospective students on campus for tours and open houses again,” said MCLA Director of Admission Kayla Hollins. “And it’s great to see our student ambassadors go back to what they enjoy doing, which is giving tours of our campus.”


MCLA’s student guides also give daily tours. To register, visit


Admission counselors are also hitting the road again this fall, and will visit high schools, college fairs, and community colleges during the fall season. MCLA’s six counselors will collectively visit more than 350 high schools and 30 community colleges in New England and New York, connecting with students there interested in learning more about MCLA and its academic programs.


Students interested in visiting MCLA can now preview the campus by walking through it online. MCLA’s Office of Admission has released a new virtual tour that lets students explore the campus and tour classrooms, residence areas, and other campus landmarks.


Saturday Tours:  

Saturday, October 9

Saturday, November 6


On Campus Open Houses 

Saturday, October 23

Saturday, November 13


Virtual Open House 

Tuesday, November 30


Athletic Preview Days 

On campus: Monday, October 11

Virtual: Wednesday, November 10


About MCLA:
At MCLA, we’re here for all — and focused on each — of our students. Classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate our students as individuals, as leaders, communicators, fully empowered to make their impressions on the world. In addition to our 125-year commitment to public education we have fortified our commitment to equitable academic excellence. For eight of the last 10 years, MCLA has been named a Top Ten College by U.S. News and World Report. MCLA also appears on the organization’s list of top National Public Liberal Arts Colleges, as well as on the top 50 schools in U.S. News’ Social Mobility Ranking, which measures how well schools graduate students who receive Federal Pell Grants.


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