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Important Message on COVID-19 Vaccines

To Students and Families: As we continue to plan for in-person living and learning next academic year, we are writing to share that Kalamazoo College will require students be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to arriving on campus next fall. This will include any student who intends to live on campus, attend classes or engage in […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Students

Kalamazoo College is thrilled to host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. This vaccination opportunity is for ALL K students age 18 and older. Thursday, April 15, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ORThursday, April 22, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Hicks Student Center—Banquet Room Register for your appointment by selecting an available time to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis. Vaccine supply is limited. […]

Vigilance Still Required! Protect the Hive.

Recent data from state and county public health officials are showing a concerning increase in COVID-19 cases in our area. The daily case count in Michigan is approaching levels last seen during the late November–January surge. On March 31, Michigan’s seven-day positivity rate for coronavirus diagnostic tests was 12.3% and on March 29, the rate […]

Summer Housing

As we prepare for the final term of the academic year, we also look ahead to the summer. After reviewing campus resources, requirements imposed by the pandemic, and the historical need for summer housing, we have made the decision not to house students on campus for the summer. We believe this is the most responsible decision in […]

Last Call: Sign Up or Opt Out

Thank you to everyone who has already scheduled COVID-19 arrival testing or opted out! For students who have yet to take action, we ask that you sign up or opt out by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 26, using the following links: Sign up for arrival testing (this applies to anyone who will be on campus at any time for any reason during […]

Spring Term COVID-19 Testing Expectations

Testing has been an important part of campus health and safety practices, and will be so again in the spring. As a reminder, the first week of class in the spring—March 29-April 2—will be fully online. All courses, regardless of the planned format for teaching, will be offered virtually during that week to accommodate our arrival […]

Travel During COVID-19

With spring break approaching, the College has received many questions about travel guidance or restrictions due to COVID-19. While travel is not prohibited by K, we do ask that students consider CDC guidance on travelling, particularly where post-travel quarantine is concerned. The CDC recommends getting tested 3-5 days after domestic or international travel and self-quarantining […]

Modification of Credit/No Credit Policy

The Kalamazoo College faculty have voted to make modifications to the Credit/No Credit policy for fall term 2020. The changes to the currently published catalog policy are highlighted in bold below. The unbolded information remains unchanged from the published policy. Credit/No Credit Policy All students may elect to take at most TWO letter-graded courses on […]

Spring Break and Spring Term Update

To Students and Families: As we pass the mid-point of the winter term, we are looking ahead to the spring term and want to provide some helpful information.  Spring Break Residential students have received Information via email regarding the option to stay on campus for spring break. They may stay on campus at no charge for room and […]