Student Health and Counseling

Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) offers health and mental health services to support your personal and academic growth and success at Grinnell.  In addition to the immediate care you require, we also provide you with the tools and information you need to develop lifelong self-care and wellness habits.  With the exception of at-cost fees for some medical tests, inoculations, and Plan B, all of our other services are free of charge.

Emergency Contacts

  • For an emergency, call 911.
  • For medical care when SHACS is closed, call 641-269-3230. Follow the appropriate prompts to speak with a health or mental health professional.
  • For on-campus urgent needs, call Campus Safety, 641-269-4600.

Campus Safety can offer you a ride to the doctor or to a pharmacy if we are closed!


Scheduling an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule a health or counseling appointment

Nursing equipment


Health and Counseling Services

Health insurance forms

Health Insurance FAQs

Get answers to Health Insurance FAQs

Featured Events

Sep. 25

Student Dental Insurance 101

Rosenfield Center 1st Floor Lobby - Table 3
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11am – 1pm
Oct. 8

STI Testing Promotion and Information

Rosenfield Center 1st Floor Lobby - Table 1
Monday, October 8, 2018, 11am – 1pm
Oct. 9

Student flu shot clinic

Rosenfield Center 101
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9am – 3pm
Oct. 9

STI Testing Promotion and Information

Rosenfield Center 1st Floor Lobby - Table 1
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 11am – 1pm

Department Information

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


Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.