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I am delighted you have chosen Graceland University. You may wish to mark My Graceland as your home page as you will return here often during your student days. Everything you need to know is included – an enrollment checklist to make sure you have taken care of all the details, how to select (or change) a meal plan, when to arrive, what to bring and many, many other topics.
 
Please check this checklist regularly for updates!

Once you have paid your deposit, logging into My Graceland will allow you to see your grades and your student account. This site is to give you access to personalized and general information. Much of the information you will need can be found under the Resources Tab.
 
It is my desire to help you fulfill your dreams. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or if there are any other ways I can assist you as you transition to the university. Hopefully soon this will feel like your home away from home.
 
Welcome to Graceland!
 
Dave Schaal
Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students
 

Click  here for more information about 2015-16 Graceland Student Government! 
 
 
Graceland Student Government (GSG) President
Natalie Sherer 
 
Speaker of the Senate
Sarah Peck 
 
Campus Organization for Social Activities (COSA) President
Carter Martin 
  
Academic Student Council (ASC) President
Griff Cady 
   
Intramural (IM) Director
Eli Wilson 
   
Council of House Presidents (CHP) President
Hannah Henson
   
Council of House Chaplains (CHC) President
Dylan Pitt
 
 
Coming Soon! 
 
Please check back next week!

Belonging to something significant and worthwhile is a key component to satisfaction in college.  Your house council leaders will keep you informed of various ways that you can choose to become involved.  In addition, check out  Student Activities , Campus Ministries and a wide range of clubs and organizations !

Clubs and Organizations are primarily student initiated and student driven. It is very possible that if you have a special interest, there is already a club or organization devoted to that area.

YOU can start a group! Simply find a sponsor and contact the Student Activities Office to complete a charter form. The Council on Student Life meets weekly to approve charters.

Anyone interested in joining a club or organization can contact the sponsor or president of that group. Please call the Student Activities Office at 5230 click here  to obtain advisor information.

 
OR
 
866.GRACELAND
Ext. 5200
 
Catharine Craig-Doty, CAP Center Director
 
Jessica Triggs, Student Support Specialist
 
 
OR
 
866.GRACELAND
Ext. x5237
 
Marcia Core, Manager
866.GRACELAND
Ext. x5372
 
Benna Easter, Director of Health Services/Family Nurse Practitioner
     
Peggy F. Geiger, Office Manager
 
866.GRACELAND
Ext. x5067
 
Myrna McLain
 
Kathy McElroy
866.GRACELAND
Ext. x5412
 
Diana Jones, Director of International Programs
  
Peggy F. Geiger, Office Manager
866.GRACELAND
Ext. x5235
 
OR
 
 
Wendy Mathis, Mailroom Supervisor
866.GRACELAND
Ext. 5107
 
Deb Skinner, Residence Life Director
 
 
Sandi Swanson, Secretary
866.GRACELAND
Ext. x5230
 
Brad Carr, Director of Student Activities
 
OR
 
Mindy Graham, Student Activities Secretary
 
 
866.GRACELAND
 
OR
 
Angie Keplinger-Radloff
866.GRACELAND
   
Sherri Brenizer, Department Manager
   
866.GRACELAND   
Ext. x5104
 
Dave Schaal, Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students
 
Christi Dickerson, Administrative Assistant
 

Complete your Enrollment Checklist by August 1, 2015!
Check your Graceland email account for housing placement and roommate information
Purchase renters insurance (recommended)
Student Employment forms are REQUIRED if you plan to work anywhere on campus.  Each form must be completed and submitted prior to being assigned a work study position.

Please click on the following links to complete the necessary forms:
Please click here for additional information regarding student employment.

Thank you!
Angie Keplinger-Radloff    
     
Vehicle Registration is REQUIRED if you plan to park anywhere on campus.  Please complete the Vehicle Registration Form.  You may pick up your parking permit when you get your photo taken for the University ID card upon arrival to campus.
 
Please click here for additional information regarding parking regulations and a map of parking areas.
Click here for information regarding your meal plan options.  Then complete the Meal Plan Selection Form.  The deadline to change your meal plan choice is 4pm Friday, September 4th.
Graceland partners with TransIowa to offer Shuttle Service to and from the Des Moines, Iowa and Kansas City, Missouri Airports on certain dates and times.
 
Please click here to view the shuttle schedule and make a *reservation.
 
*The shuttle requires four passengers to operate, unless it is the last shuttle offered on that date. 
GU Alert is an emergency notification system that will send a text message to a cell phone or to an email address when there is an emergency that needs to be quickly announced to campus. 
 
Messages are sent only in the event of a crisis.  Graceland encourages all employees, students and faculty to enter their cell phone number or email address to receive these notices.
 
To register your cell phone number, correct or change your GU Alert registration, please be sure you are logged into My Graceland and click here.

    Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Please check back in June for the Arrival & Check-In Schedule. 
The first Football Team Meeting is 11am on Sunday, August 9th.
 
Sunday, August 15th, 2015

Men's Soccer - by invitation only
Women's Soccer - by invitation only
Women's Volleyball Cross County
Cheer
Dance (arrives on Monday, August 17th)
 
Please check back in June for the Arrival & Check-In Schedules
The first Team Meetings are scheduled for 11am on Saturday, August 15th.
Monday, August 17th 
  

Please communicate with Coach Persall regarding your schedule upon arrival.
 
All new INTERNATIONAL students
(optional for Canadians)
are expected to arrive on
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27th

Preseason student-athletes are expected to arrive in
accordance with athletic preseason schedules. 
Please check back in June for the International Student Orientation Schedule 
and the WELCOME WEEK schedule.
 
 
All NEW STUDENTS
(not arriving early for preseason or
with international students) are expected on
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29th.

Please check back in June for the 2015 PRESEASON ARRIVAL and WELCOME WEEK schedules!

All NEW STUDENTS are expected to participate in WELCOME WEEK

(even if you arrived early for preseason etc.).

Residence Life Director
Deb Skinner
641-784-5108
 
Secretary  
Sandi Swanson
641-784-5107
 
Hall Directors
Graybill
Clayton Troxell
641-784-5383
   
Gunsolley 
Colby Connely
641-784-5382
 
Tess Morgan
Alex Martinez
641-784-5350
 
Walker
Jessi Ruckman
641-784-5360
 
Assistant to Hall Directors
Gunsolley/Graybill
TBA     
 
Tess Morgan
TBA 
    
Walker
TBA    
     
Apartment Managers    
TBA  
 
         
 

Graceland's Unique Student Government and Housing System
Quick Overview of Student Government and Housing (.ppt, 243K)
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Residence Hall Living
Residence Hall Shopping List (.pdf, 284K)
Residence Hall Guide (.pdf, 463K)
Residence Hall FAQs (.pdf, 114K)
Residence Hall Room Dimensions
Graybill Hall (.pdf, 34K)
Gunsolley Hall (.pdf, 34K)
North Tess Morgan (.pdf, 22K)
South Tess Morgan (.pdf, 19K)
Walker Hall (.pdf, 22K)
West Tess Morgan (.pdf, 22K)
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