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The Academic Advising and Disability Resources Self-Study was conducted Fall 2012.
The Academic Advising and Disability Resources Self-Study was conducted Fall 2012.
This document is the short version of the Campus Safety and Security departmental self-study conducted in the fall of 2011.
This document is the short version of the Campus Safety and Security departmental self-study conducted in the fall of 2011.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Russell K. Osgood for the 2007-08 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Russell K. Osgood for the 2007-08 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Russell K. Osgood for the 2008-09 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Russell K. Osgood for the 2008-09 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Russell K. Osgood for the 2009-10 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Russell K. Osgood for the 2009-10 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Raynard S. Kington for the 2010-11 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Raynard S. Kington for the 2010-11 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Raynard S. Kington for the 2011-12 academic year.
This document contains the annual year-end Division of Student Affairs (DSA) report to President Raynard S. Kington for the 2011-12 academic year.
This document is the short version of the Office of International Student Affairs self-study conducted in the fall of 2011.
This document is the short version of the Office of International Student Affairs self-study conducted in the fall of 2011.
This document provides an executive sumamry to a survey the Office of International Student Affairs administered in November 2010 in preparation for their self-study review. Key findings are provided in this report.
This document provides an executive sumamry to a survey the Office of International Student Affairs administered in November 2010 in preparation for their self-study review. Key findings are provided in this report.
The Residence Life and Orientation Self-Study was conducted Fall 2013.
The Residence Life and Orientation Self-Study was conducted Fall 2013.
This document serves as the official response to the Academic Advising and Disability Resources review during the fall 2012 semester.
This document serves as the official response to the Academic Advising and Disability Resources review during the fall 2012 semester.
This document serves as the official response to the CSS review during the spring 2012 semester.
This document serves as the official response to the CSS review during the spring 2012 semester.
This document serves as the official response to the Office of International Student Affairs review during the fall 2011 semester.
This document serves as the official response to the Office of International Student Affairs review during the fall 2011 semester.
The formal response to the Residence Life and Orientation review by Associate Dean Andrea Conner. Completed fall 2013.
The formal response to the Residence Life and Orientation review by Associate Dean Andrea Conner. Completed fall 2013.
This document serves as the official response to the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations departmental review during the 2010-11 academic year.
This document serves as the official response to the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations departmental review during the 2010-11 academic year.
This document serves as the official response to the Student Conduct Program review during the 2010-11 academic year.
This document serves as the official response to the Student Conduct Program review during the 2010-11 academic year.
The review team's final report on the Academic Advising department and Disability Resources program. Completed fall 2012.
The review team's final report on the Academic Advising department and Disability Resources program. Completed fall 2012.
The review team's final report on the Residence Life and Orientation review. Completed spring 2013.
The review team's final report on the Residence Life and Orientation review. Completed spring 2013.
The review team's final report on the student conduct program and the student activities/campus center operations department.  Completed spring 2011.
The review team's final report on the student conduct program and the student activities/campus center operations department.  Completed spring 2011.
The review team's final report on the Campus Safety and Security Department. Completed spring 2012.
The review team's final report on the Campus Safety and Security Department. Completed spring 2012.
The review team's final report on the Office of International Student Affairs. Completed fall 2011.
The review team's final report on the Office of International Student Affairs. Completed fall 2011.
This document is the self-study of the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations department conducted in the fall of 2010.
This document is the self-study of the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations department conducted in the fall of 2010.
This first document (Part I) is the short version of the Student Conduct Program self-study conducted in the fall of 2010.
This first document (Part I) is the short version of the Student Conduct Program self-study conducted in the fall of 2010.
This second document (Part II) is the completed Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education Self-Assessment Guide for Student Conduct Programs that was completed in the fall of 2010.
This second document (Part II) is the completed Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education Self-Assessment Guide for Student Conduct Programs that was completed in the fall of 2010.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice-President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Student Conduct Program and the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations Department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice-President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Student Conduct Program and the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations Department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Academic Advising and Disability Review department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Academic Advising and Disability Review department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Campus Safety and Security Department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Campus Safety and Security Department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice-President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Office of International Student Affairs can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice-President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Office of International Student Affairs can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Residence Life and Orientation department can be found in this document.
Concluding thoughts from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs, regarding the review of the Residence Life and Orientation department can be found in this document.

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The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room,...
The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room,...

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Got Grit? Take a break from studying and learn how grit can help you succeed in stressful times. Join panelists from the faculty, writing lab, student affairs, athletics, CLS, SHACS, and wellness in discussing what it means to have grit and how you can persevere in tough times....

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If you take good care of your mind and body, your mind and body will take great care of you!  This does not have to involve a lot of time or energy on your part.  Taking good care of yourself really just means identifying the personal balance you need among work, sleep, play,...
If you take good care of your mind and body, your mind and body will take great care of you!  This does not have to involve a lot of time or energy on your part.  Taking good care of yourself really just means identifying the personal balance you need among work, sleep, play,...
Clery Annual Disclosure Reports Grinnell Campus 2014 Jeanne Clery Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Campus Security Authorities Letter Campus Security Authority's Role Clery Act Compliance-Emergency Mass Notification Procedure Clery Crime Statistics Report Form Clery...
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Your care at Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) will be confidential.  We will neither acknowledge to others that you are a client here nor discuss your treatment here without your permission. There are some limits to confidentiality, but they occur only in extreme...
Your care at Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) will be confidential.  We will neither acknowledge to others that you are a client here nor discuss your treatment here without your permission. There are some limits to confidentiality, but they occur only in extreme...
At the end of each academic year, all areas within the College complete an annual report. The Division of Student Affairs routinely engages in reflection, goal-setting, and evaluation of its programs, services, and staff. The results of these reflexive practices are incorporated...
At the end of each academic year, all areas within the College complete an annual report. The Division of Student Affairs routinely engages in reflection, goal-setting, and evaluation of its programs, services, and staff. The results of these reflexive practices are incorporated...
In an effort to enhance student learning as well as to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of various departments and programs, the Division of Student Affairs routinely conducts an assessment and review of each of its programs. The goal is for each DSA department and...
In an effort to enhance student learning as well as to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of various departments and programs, the Division of Student Affairs routinely conducts an assessment and review of each of its programs. The goal is for each DSA department and...
Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is dedicated to providing Grinnell College students with the highest quality of care and to protecting the privacy of student information.  For these reasons, we prefer not to use email to communicate with our clients.  We use email...
Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is dedicated to providing Grinnell College students with the highest quality of care and to protecting the privacy of student information.  For these reasons, we prefer not to use email to communicate with our clients.  We use email...
On the Prize Background History of the Grinnell Prize The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their...
During the 2010-11 academic year, members of SDAG successfully developed Division-wide learning outcomes that articulate the ways in which students will learn and grow as a result of engaging with Student Affairs educators and their programs, services, and resources. Feedback...
During the 2010-11 academic year, members of SDAG successfully developed Division-wide learning outcomes that articulate the ways in which students will learn and grow as a result of engaging with Student Affairs educators and their programs, services, and resources. Feedback...
Welcome from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs Welcome to Student Affairs at Grinnell! We are staff members and students who are committed to your success and these web pages are designed to help you know about us and our intentional, student-centered...
Welcome from W. Houston Dougharty, Vice President for Student Affairs Welcome to Student Affairs at Grinnell! We are staff members and students who are committed to your success and these web pages are designed to help you know about us and our intentional, student-centered...
Social Justice Student Organizations Social Justice Action Group Social Justice Action Group (SJAG) The Social Justice Action Group is committed to working directly towards peace, justice, and positive social change; which includes fighting hunger, promoting volunteerism, and...
In addition to providing students safe, comfortable living spaces, the residence halls at Grinnell College foster a sense of community, and provide a living and learning environment which complements their academic experience. Within these halls, Grinnellians learn to practice ...
In addition to providing students safe, comfortable living spaces, the residence halls at Grinnell College foster a sense of community, and provide a living and learning environment which complements their academic experience. Within these halls, Grinnellians learn to practice ...
When Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is closed, health and mental health consultation and assistance are still available to you. Emergency Assistance Call Campus Safety and Security at 641-269-4600.  Depending on the urgency of your situation, the Residence Life...
When Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) is closed, health and mental health consultation and assistance are still available to you. Emergency Assistance Call Campus Safety and Security at 641-269-4600.  Depending on the urgency of your situation, the Residence Life...
2014 Grinnell Prize Winners The 2014 Grinnell Prize — a $100,000 award honoring young innovators in social justice — will be presented by Grinnell College to founders of two organizations making the world a healthier, cleaner place. The winners were selected from among 211...
WINTER BREAK STUDENT HOUSING College-owned housing is closed during winter break.  Students must vacate College-owned residence halls and houses according to the date and time scheduled by the College, unless sponsored for Winter Break Student Status (WBSS). WBSS means students...
WINTER BREAK STUDENT HOUSING College-owned housing is closed during winter break.  Students must vacate College-owned residence halls and houses according to the date and time scheduled by the College, unless sponsored for Winter Break Student Status (WBSS). WBSS means students...
WINTER BREAK STUDENT HOUSING College-owned housing is closed during winter break.  Students must vacate College-owned residence halls and houses according to the date and time scheduled by the College, unless sponsored for Winter Break Student Status (WBSS). WBSS means students...

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The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974(FERPA) as amended, also known as the "Buckley Amendment", provides that schools must follow certain procedures with regard to students' records. In sum, FERPA establishes three rights for students: the right to inspect and...
Time Management – Belinda Backous Date: Wednesday, October 8 Time: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.                                   Location: JRC202                                                   Get a grip on stress:  learn how to manage yourself and your time in this intellectual...
Campus Safety and Security and law enforcement, fire, and medical officials will take part in a drill involving an "active shooter" from 8 a.m.-noon June 17 and June 24 at Rathje Residence Hall. Police will fire simulated rounds, causing loud noise. Participants will wear orange...
Grinnell College's Kelly Bruce '12 has been named the Midwest Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week. Bruce, from Middleton, Wis. (Middleton HS), earned an NCAA provisional standard in one-meter diving when she scored 259.50 in six dives at a home dual meet...
  Departmental Advising & Registration Suggestions Faculty members from each academic department have provided these suggestions as starting points. Suggestions include what courses to take and in which order, with an eye towards leaving open the possibility of majoring in...
In celebration of the diversity of Grinnell's student body, Enthusiasm invites all student groups to participate in the fourth annual Pep Fest Parade during Family Weekend. This parade will occur on Friday, September 26 beginning at 4:30 pm on 8th Avenue. Students are invited to...
If you were the first in your family to attend college, please consider joining us at our Annual First-Generation Student Dessert Reception at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in JRC 209.  The goal of this annual event is to connect first-generation college students with...
>> PRESIDENT KINGTON: Good Evening. As President of Grinnell College I am pleased to welcome you to the presentation of the 2012 Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize Winners. The Grinnell Prize honors individuals under the age of 40, who have...
Internship Guidelines Students at Grinnell College may participate in a range of internship opportunities both during the academic year and in the summer. Summer internships are available throughout the world with options for variable credit and funding for first-, second- and...
Jerry Greenfield delivers the keynote speech at the Grinnell Prize Symposium in November 2012. Credit: Blur MediaWorks >>SARAH PURCELL: So it is my real privilege to introduce Jerry Greenfield this afternoon. I first met Jerry when he was here for the commencement of his...
Pre-Health: Courses | Department Students interested in preparing for medical school or another health profession may select any major offered at Grinnell College while completing the required pre-health courses. Grinnell College does not offer a specific pre-health or pre-med...
Helping Seniors With the Transition Out of Grinnell This is an example of a pro-active advising strategy. The simple act of sending an email communication such as this can send many direct and indirect messages to your advisees. First, it provides straight-forward, factual...
Who’s that taking over MacEachron Field this weekend? It’s Ultimate teams from across the Midwest, here for the 11th annual Elephantitis tournament! Grinnell’s nationally ranked men’s and women’s teams (the Grinnellephants and the Sticky Tongue Frogs) host it every year. “We...
Theatre and Dance: Courses | Department Within Theatre and Dance, there are five areas of emphasis: acting/directing, performance studies, dramaturgy, stage design, and dance/choreography. History, criticism and theory are integrated with practice in our course offerings and...

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In January of 2014, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, published its latest book: Executive Transitions in Student Affairs: A Guide to Getting Started as the Vice President. Edited by Ainsley...
Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance...
Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance...
Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance...

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Comprised of a diverse set of student-centered departments and programs, the Division of Student Affairs fosters student learning and development within our vibrant residential community – where self-governance and personal responsibility are hallmarks. The programs, services,...

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Please read through all of the event hosting guidelines before fully completing the Alcohol Agreement application below. Alcohol agreements must be completed by 5pm on the Friday one full week prior to the event. Upon receiving a completed Alcohol Agreement application, the...
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The Student Activity Fund is administered through the Office of Student Affairs. This fund has beenestablished to support student initiated events and activities. The fund is intended to provide students withanother avenue to acquire funds to produce an event/activity, travel to...