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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 "Do the View" visit days.

Information about all 2014-15 visit days
and registration 

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. Please check back for registration information as dates approach.

Nursing Action Day
Friday, October 3rd, 2014
1:00 - 4:00pm
Click HERE to register!
Experience the profession first hand and learn about the GV nursing program. The day includes a campus tour, information sessions and hands-on nursing activities.

Art Action Day
Friday, October 31st, 2014
10:00am - 2:00pm
Click HERE to register!
Experience the Grand View Department of Art and Design. Work with faculty and current students to create a complete work that showcases your drawing, painting, and computer graphic skills, as well as your creative instincts. The day also includes a student-led campus tour and lunch

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. There are no upcoming Athletic Visit Days currently, check back for more information.


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 HERE.

Iowa Private College Week

An entire week of visits in early August, with two sessions per day to choose from.  Get a taste of all the Iowa private colleges that interest you, including Grand View.  Registration usually begins in June, check back in 2015 for dates and times.

Campus Events

For a full listing of campus events, please go HERE.

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
Color Main Campus Map
Driving Directions
Camp Dodge Campus Map and Driving Directions
GV in relation to Des Moines and major roads