Visit Grinnell

Campus visits are one of the best ways to decide if Grinnell is right for you. Tour campus; talk to current students, faculty, and staff; eat in the dining hall; drop in on a class; and more. Schedule your campus visit for the best experience. See Getting to Grinnell for maps and directions. If you can’t make it to campus, check to see if you can learn more from Grinnell visits in your area.

Schedule Your On-Campus Visit

Experience Grinnell for yourself. Tour campus, attend an information session, have an interview, and explore the town. Some days you can eat in the dining hall, sit in on a class, or stay overnight.

On-Campus Events

Every year we offer a number of admissions events for prospective students on campus. These visit programs offer the chance to tour campus, visit class, and learn about Grinnell from different panels of faculty, staff, and our current students.

Admitted Students Days

Admitted to Grinnell? Each April we sponsor events just for you. Visit campus and meet your peers, both admitted and current students.

Meet Us on the Road

Can’t get to us? We might be coming to you! Our admission counselors travel the world, and Grinnell alumni can be found where you might least expect it.

Maps and Directions

Located in central Iowa, Grinnell is within a few driving hours of several major cities, with nearby airports for those traveling further.

Hotels and Lodgings

Grinnell has many inns and hotels if you’re traveling with family or prefer to stay in town.

Events