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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.
  • Visitors are required to wear mask in all campus buildings. 

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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Latest Updates

Action Required: Preparations for Spring 2022

In our transition from a very full fall semester to a most welcome winter break, I write with preparations for our spring semester. I do so with tremendous thanks and admiration for our campus community’s efforts and resolve this fall; they stood us in good stead and can continue to support community health and well-being at Grinnell.

Health and Wellness Update: Dec. 13, 2021

Finals week can be a stressful time for many. We want you to know that there are a number of resources for you if you need support. Need to Talk? SHAW has expanded its mental health services to now offer a 24/7 counseling hotline for Grinnell College students.

Health and Wellness Update: Dec. 7, 2021

As a community and as individuals we need to support our well-being. SHAW is a partner in your well-being and we encourage you to reach out to us. This newsletter includes a list…

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