Protect the Hive: COVID-19 Planning and Resources

Campus Guidelines and Restrictions

The College continues to follow the recommendations and restrictions set forth by the CDC, State of Michigan and local health officials. Kalamazoo County is classified at the “Medium” community transmission level for COVID-19.

Health and Safety


  • Fall 2022: All classes will continue to be in-person.

Employee Information

Campus Contact Information

Public Health Information

Stop the spread, protect those at risk, maintain social distance, cover coughs, stay safe, work & learn online, wear face covers, help each other, wash your hands

Messages to the Kalamazoo College Community

COVID-19 Protocols for Summer/Fall

Dear Campus Community: Before we say goodbye to students for the summer, we wanted to take a moment to outline the expectations for COVID-19 safety protocols starting this summer and continuing into the next academic year: VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS  Students As previously communicated, all students are required to be up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations prior to arriving…

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COVID-19 Protocols for Commencement Weekend

Please note that all Commencement health protocols remain subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions.  MASKING: Following the campus mask-optional policy, Commencement activities will generally be mask-optional throughout the weekend, including the Commencement ceremony and Baccalaureate. The College will support all students, faculty, staff and visitors who choose to wear masks, and some of the smaller events…

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Mask-Optional Policy Effective April 6

Dear Campus Community, After review of the most recent COVID data, Kalamazoo College’s mask-optional policy will take effect today, Wednesday, April 6.  As a reminder, mask-optional means: Masks will not be required as a general rule inside College buildings. They may still be required by faculty members or staff inside classroom spaces or in individual offices,…

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