Academic Advising

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Got Grit? Panel

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.

Tuesday, March 11th 

ARH 305 

Main Hall Lounge 

When Will I Register for Fall Classes?

Tue, 2014-03-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

During New Student Orientation - on August 23, 24, and 25 - you will have meetings with your faculty adviser. After discussing your academic goals and interests with you faculty adviser and planning your final schedule, you'll submit your final registration on Tuesday, August 26. On Wednesday, August 27, you will have a chance to make changes to your schedule. Review the Academic Planning for New Students Guide on selecting courses. This guide can be found within the Publications tab (located on the left side of our web page.)

Academic Policies

Although Grinnell College is noted for its open curriculum -- consistent with our philosophy of self-governance -- the College is not without a significant number of policies related to a student's academic life. As a student you should know that often there is little or no flexibility within these policies and that, in some cases, not following them can have significant academic consequences. If you have questions about any of the following policies or other procedures at the College first consult the Student Handbook.

Mission & Goals


The Academic Advising Office, within the Division of Student Affairs, helps students develop the skills and strategies they need to be effective, independent, active learners so they can succeed in their academic endeavors. We fulfill our mission by collaborating with students, faculty and other offices, integrating a variety of resources and services in a respectful and supportive environment.

Our primary functions:


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