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COVID-19

  1. COVID-19 TestIowa Higher Education Test Site to Launch in Grinnell Oct. 8

    Oct 02, 2020
    Beginning Thursday, Oct. 8, Grinnell will be a TestIowa Higher Education site, located at the Grinnell Public Health building and available to Grinnell College faculty, staff, students, and members of their direct households.
  2. Residency Update

    Jul 27, 2020
    Our revised residency model for the 2020-21 academic year is built around class years and implications for many areas of our program.
  3. Important Changes to Fall Plans

    Jul 20, 2020
    Fall Term 1 classes will be offered remotely and the arrival of first-year and transfer students will be delayed in an effort to further limit the number of students on campus.
  4. Fall Term Plans Reassessment

    Jul 15, 2020
    At this time, we are going to pause on sending additional invitations to study and live on campus for the second fall term (F2), scheduled to begin Oct. 22. We will remain paused until we can better understand the repercussions of these rapidly changing circumstances and new public health guidance.
  5. Fall 2020 Campus Planning Update

    Jul 10, 2020
    The time that most of our students—and students across the country—will spend on campuses this year will be unusual, but we are planning new avenues for social connectedness and engagement for and between students who are on campus and those enrolled online.
  6. A Framework for Academic Progress and Success

    Jul 02, 2020
    Acting President Anne Harris answers many questions in a video about the coming Fall 2020 term.
  7. Women's volleyball team huddles together

    Intercollegiate Athletic Competition During Fall Term 1

    Jun 29, 2020
    Grinnell athletic teams will not compete against other colleges during the first fall term.
  8. Academic Year 2020-21 Planning Update

    Jun 12, 2020
    The next academic year will consist of four 7.5-week terms, with an optional summer term. We are planning for a low-density campus this fall, with a minimum starting number of between 500 - 600 students for the first term. There will be in-person and distance class offerings each term.
  9. Gates Hall, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa

    2020-21 Test Optional Admission Policy

    Jun 05, 2020
    For the 2020-21 admission cycle Grinnell College will adopt a test optional admission policy.
  10. Special Campus Memo: Planning Considerations for Academic Year 2020-21 Classes

    Jun 01, 2020
    We cannot expect a traditional academic year in 2020-21 as we build an academic experience within a public health framework. It will be a year of change and adaptation as we seek to manage the number of students, faculty, and staff on campus at a given time and to create as safe a campus environment as possible. We know that no matter how carefully we plan, we must be prepared to exercise flexibility and agility.

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