Special Events

Dirlam Lounge provides a comfortable atmostphere for anyone who enters. The lounge is a popular space to host talks and hold social gatherings. Holy Grounds can be opened by special request.*


Twice a semester Holy Grounds hosts a group in Dirlam Lounge for an open-mic night where students can show off their many developing talents.

Holy Grounds can also take the shop outside Dirlam Lounge! Regular and flavored coffees as well as snacks can be provided for a flat rate cost or pay-by-item!*

Have a group that would like to meet in Dirlam and have coffee shop service? Call 515-961-1610 or e-mail coffee@simpson.edu to set up an event!

*Depends on date, space, supplies, and volunteer availability