Location and Parking


The Grinnell College campus is in the city of Grinnell, Iowa. Centrally located midway between Des Moines and Iowa City, Grinnell is conveniently located “in the middle of everywhere.”  Campus Maps are available on the College website.  Community Maps for the city of Grinnell can be found on the Chamber of Commerce website.

Map of Grinnell College campus with summerfest and construction areas indicated

1. Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
2. Noyce Science Center
3. Commencement Lawn
4. Haight Courtyard
5. Information
6. Food Area
7. First Aid

Yellow = Street Closure

P = Parking Area


Summerfest parking is available on side streets and lots located around the perimeter of campus. During Summerfest, guests are invited to park in all lots designated for Faculty/Staff, Students, and Visitors. A Parking Map indicating these parking areas is available on the College website.

Accessibility Questions?

For questions concerning access or to request accommodation for a disability (at least one week's notice is encouraged), please contact conference operations at 641-269-3236. A more detailed campus Accessibility Map can be found on the Grinnell College website.

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