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Information for Visitors and Community


  • See the Campus Activity Levels for further information about daily activities on campus that may change depending on community health conditions on campus and in our region.

Prospective Students

  • Please contact the Office of Admission or call 641-269-3600 if you are interested in a campus visit.
  • Students applying for first-year admission for fall 2022 are not required to submit an SAT and/or ACT test score.
  • In response to the financial hardship that many families are experiencing because of the pandemic, Grinnell College will eliminate student loans in financial aid packages and replace them with scholarships.

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Blue campus activity status indicator

Campus Activity Level: Blue

Campus Activity Levels and Definitions


Latest Updates

NEW TESTING OPTION: Test Iowa pick-up site and daily courier to State Hygienic Lab

The College has been approved as a Test Iowa home PCR kit pick-up site for our students, employees, preschool families, and household members. These tests are available for free to Iowa residents for home/residence hall delivery from the Iowa Department of Public Health Test Iowa.

Health and Wellness Update, Sept. 20, 2021

Featuring topics related to the pandemic, mental health, nutrition, physical health, exercise and movement, and community to support your overall wellbeing.

On Campus COVID Testing Protocols 

We remain steadfast in our commitment to community health and will continue to review emerging medical evidence and modify our plans in the face of an ever-changing pandemic.

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