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COVID Testing Protocols for Winter Term

The College will institute a robust COVID testing protocol as part of the return to in-person learning and working in the winter term.  All students, faculty and staff will be tested upon arrival to campus in early January 2021. All classes will be offered virtually the first week of the term to provide time for students […]

On-Campus Housing Winter Update

If a student had an active housing assignment at the point K announced it was going virtual for fall, and that student intends to live on campus for winter term, no action is needed. The housing assignment and meal plan are scheduled to automatically reactivate. Given the evolving nature of the pandemic, we know that […]

Winter Term Update

Dear Students and Families:We are now halfway through the fall term and working on plans for winter. Our intention for winter term is to resume some in-person coursework and open residence halls to those students who were originally placed for fall. In preparation, we want to share some important information to aid in your decision-making […]

Library Expands Hours for Pickup Service

Starting September 8, the library is expanding book pickup hours to 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday. All current students, faculty and staff may request circulating items through Library OneSearch. Sign in with your K credentials to request an item. Library staff will retrieve the books for you. You will receive an email when your […]

Health Center Fall Hours Begin September 8

Please call 269.337.7200 to schedule a visit with the Student Health Center as walk-in appointments will not be available this fall. Fall hours begin Tuesday, September 8, and will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Students will be seen primarily through virtual (phone or MyChart video) appointments. Visits will be available for students […]

COVID-19 Testing Available for Students

The Student Health Center will provide nasal swab PCR diagnostic tests for COVID-19 to students who are ill or are concerned they have been exposed. These highly accurate tests look for the virus’s genetic material. Please call 269.337.7200 to schedule. Your health insurance will be billed for the test. Test results will take 2-3 days. […]

FAQs for Students and Families Regarding Fall 2020

TIMING OF DECISION Why did the college wait until the end of August to shift to remote learning? We recognize that this decision comes late in the summer and the timing is extremely frustrating for many. The timing was a balancing act and we did not want to make a call too early if there […]

President Gonzalez Answers Questions About Fall in Virtual Meeting

Kalamazoo College invited students and their families to a virtual meeting with President Jorge G. Gonzalez on Tuesday, September 1. The meeting, moderated by Chief Information Officer Greg Diment, encouraged attendees to ask questions about the virtual fall term. View a recording of the meeting below. An FAQ is being created from questions submitted; if […]

Orientation Update

Below is a message that recently went out to the incoming first-year class along with the updated orientation schedule. Please feel free to reach out with any questions. Hello Class of 2024! Please find the updated orientation schedule now that the College has made the decision to move online for the fall term. A majority […]

Important Update: K Shifts to Fully Virtual Fall Term

Dear Kalamazoo College Community, Throughout our fall planning process, we have stated repeatedly that the health and safety of students, faculty and staff would be the driving factor in any decisions we made regarding the return to campus. We have been closely following local and national health trends, consulting with public health experts on an […]