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Transportation Options For Students

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Fall Shuttle Service 2015

Shuttle service will be provided from the Des Moines Airport to the College on August 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, and 25 for a non-refundable cost of $30.00.  We will be offering a shuttle from the Des Moines Bus Depot if needed.  Shuttles will meet and depart from the baggage claim exit area of the airport at the following times:


Retirement Program

  • Investment accounts provided through TIAA-CREF. 
  • Grinnell College contributes 10% of employee's annual salary/wage.
  • Eligibility to participate is in the month following one year of employment or the first plan entry date if previously fully vested in an employer sponsored retirement plan. Employee must work at least 1000 hours per year to receive this benefit.



  • Student jobs on campus are funded by Grinnell College and the Federal Government. Grinnell offers jobs first to students with demonstrated financial need, however, many jobs are available on campus for students without demonstrated financial need. Students who work eight or nine hours a week can expect to earn about $2,200 during the academic year.