Quarantine and Isolation FAQ

If you have questions related to potential COVID quarantine and isolation such as what to bring in your “go bag,” what the campus will provide and good social practices, read this FAQ to learn more.

Information for Students Arriving on Campus this Weekend

If you still have questions about the move-in process, COVID-19 testing or the winter term academic calendar, this announcement that was sent to students and their families might help. To Students and Families:  This communication is geared toward students who will be arriving on campus this weekend to start in-person learning and living. Residential students have also received additional information […]

First Week Updates and Reminders

With the new term underway, we write with some key reminders in advance of the resumption of limited in-person learning. Please note the revised information related to arrival and surveillance testing at the end of this message. Academic ExpectationsJust a reminder that winter term courses scheduled in the online-only modality will remain in online modality for […]

Campus Activity Levels

As has been the case throughout this pandemic, the first guiding principle of campus decision-making is providing a healthy and safe environment for those who work and learn on our campus. The second is ensuring that our students can continue to make progress toward graduation in a way that is as consistent with K’s overall […]

COVID-19 Arrival Testing Dates and Times for Students

To Students and Families: In light of the change to the College’s in-person learning and living schedule for winter term, communicated Monday, we write to provide updated information about COVID-19 arrival testing. Early returning resident assistants, international students, and winter athletes have or will receive specific information from their campus contact people.  Off-Campus Students Off-campus students […]

Revised Winter Term Schedule

Dear Students and Families: As many of you know, the State of Michigan has had a series of pandemic orders in place since November 21, all of which are designed to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The orders have resulted in flattening the curve for infection in the state. On Friday, December 18, 2020, the […]

MI COVID Alert App Offers Another Tool to Beat the Spread

How it Works The app sends push notifications to users and maintains those notifications within the app platform itself. After it’s conveniently downloaded through Google Play or the App Store, MI COVID Alert seamlessly updates itself regarding new cases every two hours in the phone’s operational background without hindering any phone functionality. “It’s very easy, […]

K Student Arrival and Surveillance Testing Protocols; Bookstore Information

To Students and Families: We write with more specific information related to the planned COVID-19 testing protocols for the winter term at K. This is a lengthier message than usual because we have a great deal of information to provide related both to arrival and ongoing surveillance testing.As a reminder, all classes will be offered […]

Community Safety Commitments

Responsible, other-centered individual decisions aligned with public health guidance are the single-best way to “Protect the Hive” and the larger community from the spread of the COVID-19 virus. In order to ensure the safest possible environment, the following list of Community Safety Commitments applies equally to every member of the campus community (students, faculty and […]

Student Surveillance Testing

What kind of test is it?A PCR (quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction) test looks for the presence of SARS-CoV-2.  PCR tests provide fast and highly accurate results. What can I expect when I am tested?You will be asked to confirm personal information. To run a PCR test, a specimen will be collected from the nose via nasal […]