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To get the most out of your Grinnell education, you need to be at your best. You'll be working hard and playing hard, and you're the only one who can take care of yourself. That said, we'll help, with healthy food, free fitness classes, our mental and physical health services,...

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If you experience sexual misconduct... Immediate Actions Students who experience an incident of sexual misconduct should consider the following immediate actions: 1. Contact Campus Safety & Security (641) 269-4600 (24 hrs.) or law enforcement (911) Tell the dispatcher if...
Policies Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy Nondiscrimination Policy Student Handbook Sexual Misconduct Harassment Community Standards and Responsibilities  Title IX About Title IX Title IX, a portion of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, states...
Committees Task Force on Safety, Responsibility, and Prevention President Kington’s commitment to prevention of sexual misconduct and substance abuse required an examination and plan to improve how the college community prevents incidents of sexual misconduct alongside a review...
At Grinnell, we want to make it easy for you to make healthy choices. From fun workout classes to food, we’ll give you lots of great options — and the resources to look for more. Staying Active Sixty percent of Grinnell students join either varsity or club sports teams, but you...
Following are contact numbers for providers of primary health and mental health care and services in Grinnell. This list does not constitute recommendation or endorsement of any of these providers. For information about specialists, dental care providers, and providers and...
1.  You have the right to receive consultation and treatment in a timely fashion which is commensurate with your symptoms.  Your corresponding responsibility is to be proactive about contacting Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) when you start to feel badly, rather...
Grinnell College expects that all members of the College community – students, faculty, staff, and friends – should be able to pursue their work and education in a safe environment, free from sexual coercion, violence, or intimidation. The College is committed to fostering a...
SHACS Online is an electronic record system which allows you to manage your health forms and some of your appointments at SHACS.  It also automatically generates email reminders of your upcoming appointments at SHACS. Please visit SHACS Online to: Complete your required health...

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Grinnellians ask a lot of themselves. To do our best, we have a to be at our best. President Raynard S. Kington is challenging Grinnellians to get healthier, happier, and more productive by joining him in a new wellness program. The President’s Wellness Challenge is a 12-week...
On Feb. 17, Grinnell Pioneer Michael Brus ’14 swam his way into the national record book, setting an NCAA Division III record in the 200-yard backstroke with a clocking time of 1:45.94.  Brus was competing at the 2013 Midwest Conference (MWC) Swimming and Diving Championships,...
  Freedom From SmokingIf you are interested in smoking cessation, please contact Jen Jacobsen, Wellness Coordinator at jacobsen[at]grinnell[dot]edu or ext. 3704. Freedom From Smoking, the American Lung Association smoking cessation program, may be made available on campus if...
Name and class year: Samantha Schwartz '14Hometown: Lawrence, KansasMajor: PsychologyCo-curriculars: Grinnell Singers, Psychology SEPC, Psi ChiFavorite wellness tip: Practice gratitude. Spend a few minutes before bed identifying five things that went well today. Then, for at...

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Located in a natural bowl north of 10th Avenue, Rosenbloom Field was made possible by a gift from Virginia Whitney Rosenbloom '36 and Abe H. Rosenbloom '34. The Pioneers observed the occasion of the field's dedication on Oct. 4, 1975, by defeating Carleton 36-26. Rosenbloom...

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Grinnell welcomes scholar-athletes of all majors — and especially if you’re interested in teaching, coaching, or youth activities —to join our physical education program in intramurals, indoor recreation and outdoor recreation. The program includes theory classes such as...
SHACS offers health and mental health services to support your personal and academic growth and success at Grinnell.  In addition to the immediate care you require, we also provide you with the tools and information you need to develop lifelong self-care and wellness habits. ...
Live Well Grinnell serves students, faculty, and staff through multidimensional wellness programming.  This includes activity classes such as spinning and yoga, preventative interventions such as flu shots, credit courses such as “The Off Campus Kitchen”, fitness center...