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.

New Students

Health requirements are due July 15, 2023. View the New Student Health Requirements webpage for more details. Or go directly to the health portal to enter and/or upload your information. Questions can be directed to a nurse through the portal (login information sent May 10) or emailed to

Be sure to register for Grinnell College’s free telehealth provider after Aug. 1. This service gives students virtual access to medical doctors and counselors 24/7. For more information, visit our website.

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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