💻 Virtual Visits, Events, and Interviews

    Sign up for any and all virtual offerings that work with your schedule! From the calendars or lists below, select an available date and more details will appear. Click on the event link to learn more about the virtual visit opportunity and to proceed to the registration form.

    You can navigate to the main Admission Events and Opportunities page at any time.

    Please be in touch at any point:
    admission@grinnell.edu
    641-269-3600

    Please note that all times are in U.S. Central Time.

    💡 Live Virtual Information Sessions (~30 min)
    • Learn all the basics from an admission counselor
    • The session provides an overview on Grinnell's academic programs, career development experiences, internship and research opportunities, admission requirements, and merit and need-based financial aid processes
    • No microphone or camera required
    • Domestic edition: Monday @ 7:30 p.m.
    • International edition: select Wednesdays @ 7 a.m. & 9 p.m.
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    🏛️ Live Virtual Tours (~45 min)
    • Tour our beautiful campus and town with current students
    • Current students will guide you through the campus tour they would normally give, with the stories they love to tell, all from the comfort of your home
    • No microphone or camera required
    • Sunday @ 2 p.m. and Thursday @ 7:30 p.m. 
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    🗣️ Special Events and Live Chats (~5-45 min)
    • Connect with current students (us!) to learn about specific majors, concentrations, and what we do for fun by attending one of our Drop-in Chats or Student Journey events
    • If none of the dates fit your schedule, submit our Ask an Admission Student Intern form instead!
    • Drop-in Chats with Current Students: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 4 from 2-4 p.m. 
    • Grinnell Student Journeys: Sept. 12 @ noon, Oct. 6 @ 7:30 p.m., Oct. 30 @ noon, Nov. 17 @ 7:30 p.m., & Dec. 5 @ noon
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    📞 / 💻 Voice or Video Chat (~10-15 min)

    Whether it's deep philosophy or just to ask about the weather in Iowa, we're happy to talk! After you complete this form, a current student will contact you about scheduling a mutually convenient day and time to chat.

    🎤 Online Interviews (20-30 min)
    • Interviews are casual, 1-on-1 conversations with your admission counselor or a current student
    • Bring your questions and help us get to know you!
    • Although some students choose to dress more formally for an interview, casual dress is also appropriate
    • High school juniors may request an interview beginning April of their junior year through December of their senior year
    • Learn more and request an interview

    🧩 Early Decision with the Experts: Get Your Guidance (~1 hour)
    • This hour-long session is designed for domestic or international parents, students, and families who have an interest in applying to Grinnell College through Early Decision. The session will begin with an overview of the application and financial aid process as it applies to domestic students or international students. Admission and financial aid staff will leave plenty of time to answer your questions and are prepared to demystify the Early Decision process as much as possible.
    • No microphone or camera required
    • Domestic edition: Sunday, October 17 at 6 p.m. 
    • International edition: Wednesday, October 27 at 8 a.m.

    🏦 Financial Aid Appointments (~30 min)

    Have questions about financial aid? You can book an appointment — virtual meeting or telephone call — with the Office of Financial Aid. These 30-minute appointments are optional and intended to answer questions about financial aid at Grinnell.