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Grinnell 101

Let us show you around.

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Campus Tour

Join current students Elizabeth Collinger ’21, Malia Wells ’21, and Wagih Henawi ’22 on a photo tour of Grinnell College.

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General Information Session

Admission staff member Grace Lloyd ’16 and students Cinthia Romo ’21 and Seth Bartusek ’21 answer all your questions about Grinnell.

Screenshot of Grinnellians Maddy and Ayyad.

Memories and Stories of Grinnell

Grinnellians Maddy Smith ’20 and Ayyad Jacob ’20 share some of their favorite experiences and stories from their time on campus.

Hear from Grinnellians, past and present.

Enjoy several additional videos in our video viewbook.
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Student Voices

"You get to be included in event planning, major recruiting, and you also get to interview potential professors... You really get a voice."

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Creating Belonging

“You’re really a part of the community — you’re really at home.”

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Global Opportunities

"You'll have an individualized adviser who will get to know you, your interests, what you want out of your four-year education at Grinnell — whether you want to partake in off-campus study and go abroad."

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Alumni Stories

“It’s a small school. We have a really close-knit community. But it has a huge footprint and ripple effect."

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Exploring Your Identity

“I just love how dedicated the students on this campus are. I’ve been really thankful for those connections I’ve made."

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Varsity Sports

The facilities are top notch; they are some of the best in the country, and I feel like that's really an advantage to us."

Eat, live, learn.

The Marketplace Dining Hall

Your Dining Options

A community gathering space with globally-inspired and award-winning dining, our Marketplace Dining Hall offers a depth and variety of food choices to keep you satisfied. Our menu also accommodates all dietary needs. Learn what eating in our dining hall is like from current students. 

Eco House Students Hanging Out

Living on Campus

In addition to providing a safe and comfortable living space, the residence halls at Grinnell College foster a strong sense of community. Within these halls, you’ll learn to practice self-governance, a policy of living and working well with others to promote an inclusive and healthy environment.

Students in Herrick Chapel

Finding Your People

Moving to a new home and starting a new chapter of your life can be challenging. At Grinnell, we thrive on individuality, diverse perspectives, and fostering a community that is welcoming to all. As you settle into our campus, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to connect with others, whether through the classroom, more than 150 student organizations, or at campus events and parties that are free of charge and open to all.  

Sesión informativa de Grinnell College para los que hablan español

Spanish Information Session Screenshot
Escuche la sesión informativa de Grinnell College en español, presentada por la Sra. Patty Amador-Lacson, directora asociada de admisión.
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Listen to a Grinnell College information session in Spanish, presented by Patty Amador-Lacson, associate director of admission.

 格林内尔大学中文信息通报会  

China Information Session Screenshot
格林内尔大学中文信息通报会, 报告人: Alex Sun 孙士达 (2023级学生, 历史和人类学双专业)
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Listen to Grinnell College's information session in Chinese, as presented by Alex Sun '23, a history and anthropology double major.

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