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Recently, the campus received an update regarding the College's continued efforts to improve the quantity and quality of services at Student Health and Counseling Services. Late last semester, the...


Erik Kocher ’84 and Linda Sherry Kocher ’84 are living proof that giving back is a habit of successful people. They seized the opportunity to teach a quick course in Philanthropy 101 while accompanying daughter Audrey Kocher ’19 to New Student Orientation last...


Students' BAX and Studio Faculty Exhibition at Faulconer Gallery open Friday, April 8


Hamilton, interim athletic director at Grinnell, will start his new post on July 1.


A internationally-inclined alumna uses theater to put down roots.



The Pioneer Bookshop will extend hours for the New Student Orientation Weekend.  

Friday 8:30 am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

Regular Hours are:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

The construction of the Humanities and Social Studies Complex (HSSC) continues on schedule.  The foundation and basement structure is nearly complete, with only the northeast corner left to finish. Many utility lines have been placed underneath the basement floor. Two of the four elevator shafts...