At Grinnell, you will find yourself in an intentional community of diverse perspectives that stretches across campus, through town, and around the world — and lasts for life. Grinnellians come from a variety of backgrounds, but we are united by our passion, intellectual curiosity, and lively interest in the world and each other.

Join one of our 150+ student groups, work side-by-side with townspeople on exciting local initiatives, or get funded to pursue service learning fellowships around the globe. At Grinnell, there is no end to what you can gain from — or bring to — our thriving community.