Student Health and Wellness

COVID-19 Information


We want to make it impeccably clear that our staff here at the Student Health and Wellness Center (SHAW) stands in solidarity with black people. All lives will not matter until Black Lives Matter.

Read the full statement from SHAW.


Student Health and Wellness (SHAW) offers an integrated model of physical health and mental health services to support the personal and academic success of all Grinnell College students. Wellness, prevention, and health promotion empowers students and helps create an environment where pursuing health and wellness is possible. We utilize a holistic approach to emphasize the spectrum of prevention, intervention, and recovery for a range of health concerns which allows us to embrace and appreciate the differences of each student’s health and wellness needs. Most of our services are covered by the cost of tuition with no additional cost to the students (and not billed to insurance). In addition to nursing, counseling, and case management appointments, we offer a variety of programs, events, and advocacy to help students navigate the world’s complexities as it relates to health and wellbeing. We also help students connect with off-campus medical and mental health providers/specialists in the community when needed.

SHAW supports students’ development of autonomy to feel empowered to make informed choices about their health and wellness during college and after they graduate. To help support this, a SHAW Student Advisory Council was formed.

Visit the SHAW staff page or download this PDF Face Sheet to view current SHAW staff members. 

Department Information

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

Hours

Monday-Friday
Office Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Nursing Appointments: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Counseling Appointments: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Telepsychiatry Appointments: Monday and Thursday  8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

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