Family Weekend

On behalf of the entire College, the Division of Student Affairs invites all families to Family Weekend. Family Weekend in 2018 will be Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Sept. 30. Plan now to attend this fall!

Weekend Activities

Family Weekend is the perfect opportunity to spend time with your student, meet faculty members, and become better acquainted with Grinnell College. Here is a sampling of the events planned for Family Weekend 2018.  A schedule with times and locations will be posted by September 4.  Please keep in mind that this online schedule will be subject to change. For the most accurate and up-to-date schedule, please stop by the Family Weekend Welcome and Information table in the Joe Rosenfield lobby upon your arrival to campus.

Friday, September 28

  • Academic Classroom Visits
  • President's Reception and Remarks 3 p.m.
  • Ice Cream Social and Resource Fair Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs
  • Grinnell Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, September 29

  • SGA Movie The Incredibles 2
  • Science Division Poster Session and Reception
  • Social Studies Poster Session and Reception
  • Campus tour
  • Women's Golf vs. William Penn and University of Iowa
  • Women's Soccer vs. Lake Forest College
  • Women's Volleyball vs. Ripon College and Central College
  • Men's Soccer vs. Lake Forest College
  • Football vs. Ripon
  • Trip to CERA
  • Grinnell Symphony Orchestra
  • Grinnell Singers and the Grinnell Oratorio Society
  • Grant O. Gale Observatory

Sunday, September 30

  • Interdenominational Christian Worship Service
  • Men's Soccer vs. Lawrence
  • Baseball Scrimmage
  • Women's Soccer vs. Lawrence

Housing Accommodations

There are several lodging options in and around Grinnell.  Make your reservation today.

We look forward to welcoming families on campus this fall!