Future Students

Health & Wellness

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, and support services.

You can get help from staff like the academic advisors in student affairs, nurses and counselors in the health center, and residence life coordinators in the residence halls. And our students are focused on wellness, too, and understand the challenges you face. They include the hall wellness coordinators and members of the Harm Reduction Committee, the Sexual Health Information Center, and the Stonewall Resource Center.

Student Life

Grinnell is a place where students take advantage of every opportunity they have, whether it’s attending one of the 500+ free annual events, performances, or symposia, participating in one of our 200+ student groups, making the most of our state-of-the-art athletic facilities, giving back with skill-enhancing service projects, or enjoying all-campus concerts, films, and social events organized entirely by students. At Grinnell, there is no end to what you can gain from — or bring to — our community.

Teaching and Learning

Grinnell is about opportunity and choice, freedom and responsibility. Our individually advised curriculum lets you choose your own unique set of courses with help from your faculty adviser, whom you’ll come to know well during First-Year Tutorial—Grinnell’s only required course outside the requirements to complete a major. With 26 majors and 11 interdisciplinary concentrations, and countless off-campus research and study options, you’ll discover the world at Grinnell, in your own way, And you’ll build the future that’s best for you.


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