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Future Undergraduate Students

Campus Visits

Visiting campus is the best way to learn what Grand View is all about.  You’ll meet students, faculty and staff to get a feel for what and who we are. There are all kinds of options for you to visit – from General Visit Days to hands-on Academic Action Days that focus on specific majors, to Scholarship Days where invited admitted-students compete for awards. Virtual visits and personalized individual visits/tours are also an option; we’ll arrange one to fit your schedule.

Explore everything we offer, below. Please contact Admissions with questions and to learn more! 515-263-2810 or 800-444-6083.

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General Visit Days

Choose from a selection of individual campus visits and those for specific groups, such as Sophomore/Junior Visit Day, and Grand View's General Visit Days.

Information about all 2016-2017 visit days
and registration 
HERE.

Admitted Student Day

You've been admitted to Grand View, so you're on your way to becoming part of the Grand View community! At Admitted Student Day — an event that's just for students — you'll connect with others who are likely to become your roommates, your teammates, your friends.

During the visit typically scheduled in March, you'll tour campus, get acquainted, and learn your way around, from a tour of the Student Center to a look at our modern residential and classroom facilities.

Academic Action Days

At an Academic Action Day, you can experience first-hand what it might be like to work in the field you're interested in.  We offer Academic Action Days in several specific academic areas, such as nursing and art. All Action Days begin in the Student Center, 2811 E. 14th Street.


Nursing Action Day
Friday, September 22 from 1-4 p.m.
Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. with welcome session starting at 1 p.m.
Register HERE

STEM Action Day (CSI GV)
Friday, November 3 from 1-4 p.m.

Check in begins at 12:30 p.m.
Register HERE

Athletic Visit Days

During Athletic Visit Days, you'll have the opportunity to meet with GV coaches and learn more about athletics at Grand View.

Football Visit Days
Visit days run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., with registration at 9:45 a.m. in the Student Center. You will have the opportunity to meet with Head Coach Mike Woodley, experience campus and athletic facility tours, and more. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Coach Austin Flynn at 515-263-6033.

Track & Field Visit Days
Track and Field Visit Day begins with registration and includes meeting with Head Coach Jerry Monner, campus and athletic facility tours, admissions and financial aid sessions, and more. If you have questions, please contact Coach Monner at jmonner@grandview.edu.

Women's Soccer Visit Days
Soccer Visit Day begins with registration and includes meeting head coach Ventsi Stoimirov, campus and athletic facility tours, admissions session, and more. If you have questions, please contact Assistant Coach Deb Jenkins at djenkins@grandview.edu.

Individual Visits

An individual visit with the admissions office will personalize the admissions process for you and allow us to better serve your needs. We will handle all the details – campus tour, appointments with a professor or coach, attending a class, meals and career planning.

Register online HERE.

Scholarship Days

You might have the opportunity to compete for additional scholarships and awards at Grand View Scholarship Days. Scholarship Days are for invited students only.





Get more information.

Iowa Private College Week

What a View! Check out Grand View's campus and join our special preVIEW during Iowa Private College Week July 31-August 4, 2017.

During your visit, you'll get a chance to check out Grand View's campus with a fun scavenger hunt (GV prizes for those who finish!). On the tour you'll get a view of our modern campus and residence halls, visit with current students and hear about admissions, academic success and financial aid opportunities. Daily sessions begin at 9 a.m. and wrap up around noon.

Register online here:

Monday, July 31
Tuesday, August 1
Wednesday, August 2
Thursday, August 3
Friday, August 4

Campus Map and Directions

Need to know where a particular building is, or maybe the quickest route to Grand View? Take a look at the campus map or get step-by-step directions to our campus.

Detailed Main Campus Map
Driving Directions: Student Center
Driving Directions: Humphrey Center
Driving Directions: Wellness Center
GV in relation to Des Moines and major roads

Click HERE to be taken to our virtual tours.

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