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If you haven’t been to the Berkshires, we should talk. Our area is known for its majestic mountain ranges, hiking trails, and natural splendor. Economically, our region is resurging in a big way thanks to young and creative energy in North Adams and here at MCLA. Surrounded by some of the nation’s most notable cultural landmarks, as well as some of its most beautiful landscapes, MCLA is an incredible place to spend your college years.

Visit us!

Learn more about the Berkshires while you’re at it.

On-campus tours and events will follow the MCLA Visitor Mask Policy and COVID-19 Attestation:
MCLA requires all visitors, regardless of vaccination status, to be masked in all indoor spaces. Please note, our student tour guides will be masked the entire time as well. As with all our COVID-19 protocols, this is subject to change, based on prevailing public health data and best practices. Please stay home if you are sick or have symptoms. MCLA reserves the right to cancel or make other last minute programming changes due to emerging state and local guidance.

Our student guides give daily tours. See MCLA’s campus and learn about the admission and financial aid process, academics, and life at MCLA.

Saturday Information Session and Campus Tour:  10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
See MCLA’s campus and learn about the admission and financial aid process, academics, and life at MCLA.

  • Saturday, February 12
  • Saturday, April 23
  • Saturday, May 7

Accepted Student Days * (10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

  • Saturday March 5
  • Saturday March 26
  • Saturday April 9

Scholarship Overnights *  (COVID-19 vaccination required for all overnight guests.)
Day 2 of this program follows the Accepted Student Day schedule.

  • Friday March 4 - Saturday, March 5 
  • Friday March 25 - Saturday, March 26
  • Friday April 8 - Saturday, April 9

Berkshire County Scholarship Reception

  • Tuesday, March 15 at 6 p.m. (snow date Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m.)

Virtual Accepted Student Day *

  • Wednesday, March 30 at 6 p.m.

* By attending this event you will receive a one-time $500 Visit Scholarship added onto your Financial Aid Award to be used for your first semester at MCLA.*


MCLA welcomes high school counselors, teachers, students, and community based organizations to visit our campus in-person or virtually. 

General Group Tour Guidelines

  • Complete and Submit our Group Tour Request form.
  • Please indicate if you wish to come to campus or do a counselor led virtual tour. For on-campus tours, please review MCLA's visitor mask policy above.
  • Request must be submitted at least 2 week prior to visit.
  • While we do not have a a maximum number of visitors, we ask that for every 10 students, there is one chaperone.
  • We are only able to accommodate one group per day, so please provide an alternative date.
  • Any changes to a group tour request must be made by email to Oscar Castro at Oscar.Castro@mcla.edu within 5 business days of scheduled visit.
  • Cancellations must be communicated with the Office of Admission at least 2 days prior to visit.
  • If your group is experiencing technical difficulties, please notify Oscar Castro via email at oscar.castro@mcla.edu . If more than 15 minutes late, we reserve the right to alter the program.
  • Tours are not available on weekends or holidays when MCLA is closed. We also may not be able to accommodate group visits during busy periods, such as school vacation weeks or during large virtual campus events.

Please contact Oscar Castro at Oscar.Castro@mcla.edu or 413-662-5410.    

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Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

MCLA Office of Admission
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247