Student Health and Wellness

Viewing COVID-19 Test Results

Students, faculty, and staff who are being tested at the Grinnell College testing clinic can view this news page for instructions on how to access their results.


New Students

See the news article for health requirement details.

Updated Deadlines

Incoming students planning to live on campus for fall term 2: deadline to complete all health requirements has been extended to Sept. 15.

Incoming students planning to live on campus for spring term 1 or spring term 2: deadline to complete all health requirements has been extended to Nov. 1.

Influenza vaccination requirements will be tracked separately. Make sure to get your flu vaccine during the upcoming fall season, either while on campus or back home, to ensure you are protected. Don’t forget to upload your immunization record that includes this seasons influenza vaccine through the student portal.

Questions about the vaccination requirements should be sent via secure message through the online system. For pressing needs, please call SHAW at 641-269-3230.


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.

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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