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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

  • Currently, visitors to Kalamazoo College who will spend more than 15 minutes on campus must provide proof of COVID vaccination including boosters, if eligible. The form to submit vaccination proof can be found at https://hr.kzoo.edu/visitor/. Vaccinations are not required for outdoor-only events.
  • Kalamazoo College has a mask-optional policy and 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, or for gatherings. We support those individuals who continue to mask up due to health conditions or other personal reasons and ask that you respond to masking requests with consideration and respect, and follow posted guidelines. Mask-wearing is expected whenever you are experiencing symptoms of any illness, have a positive COVID-19 test, are awaiting test results or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. 
  • Protect the Hive: Spring 2022 Health Protocols and Commencement Weekend Protocols

Academics

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

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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 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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Timeline To Go “Mask-Optional”

Dear Campus Community: With the latest CDC guidance on masks released at the end of February, we wanted to provide further update on K’s indoor masking requirement. As previously announced, the College will continue to mask through the end of Winter term and through at least Week 1 of Spring term. Provided that we do not see…

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Questions?

Please continue to send your questions to info@kzoo.edu, and they will be answered as soon as possible.