Student Health and Wellness

Student Health and Wellness (SHAW) advances Grinnell College’s mission and strategic plan by providing person-centered care and services supporting the physical, mental, and social well-being of all students, as well as supporting the holistic health of the campus community. SHAW helps students learn to engage with life tasks that are needed to support personal health and well-being in order to be successful during their time at Grinnell and beyond.

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Department Information


Forum, Lower Level
1119 Sixth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States


Office Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Nursing Appointments: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Counseling Appointments: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Telepsychiatry Appointments: Monday and Thursday  8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Friday: 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

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