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Information for Students and Families

What you need to know: 

  • Walk-in testing through SHAW is now available for students. Read the full message here. 
  • 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.
  • Missed the town hall meeting? You can watch the COVID Planning Town Hall for Students and Parents Webex event recording. The password is Grinnell2021.
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Campus Activity Level: Blue

Campus Activity Levels and Definitions


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Latest COVID-19 Updates

Looking forward to Fall Break

As we approach fall semester break, I write to express my gratitude for the way this community has prioritized the collective health of our campus by following CDC-recommended precautions.

Walk-in COVID-19 Testing Now Available for Students

On Monday, October 11, SHAW will begin offering walk-in COVID-19 antigen testing without an appointment during specified hours for students with mild* symptoms.

Health and Wellness Update, Oct. 4, 2021

Last year, the rates of flu infection, hospitalizations, and deaths were significantly lower in Iowa than in years past. The same layered protections we use to prevent COVID-19 also protect against the flu, as they are both contagious respiratory diseases. 

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