Welcome, Families of Prospective and Current Students

Families are a welcome part of the Grinnell community. Here you will find answers to many questions about Grinnell, resources you can use to help students get the most out of their experience, and information about special events on campus.

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Grinnell’s culture of philanthropy supports our aspirations to provide students a world-class education.


Swimmer Joshua Tibatemwa ’19 will swim for his native Uganda in the Olympics.


Special Collections and Archives Spotlight Item


Burling has eco-friendly bike desks on the south side of 1st floor



The Pioneer Bookshop will extend hours for the New Student Orientation Weekend.  

Friday 8:30 am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

Regular Hours are:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm