Vaccinations Required for Faculty and Staff

Kalamazoo College is encouraged by the high number of vaccinations already reported on campus and will now require all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with the vaccine series started no later than September 13, which is the first day of fall classes. The decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations of our entire community […]

Updated Mask Protocols

All Kalamazoo College employees, students, and visitors to campus will be required to wear face coverings over the nose and mouth while indoors in shared spaces, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status, effective Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Individuals who are not fully vaccinated, those who are feeling ill and those who would simply feel more comfortable doing […]

Update to K’s Mask Protocols

Dear Students and Families, We wanted to share with you that effective today, Kalamazoo College is requiring all employees, students and visitors to wear face coverings while indoors in shared spaces, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Individuals who are not fully vaccinated, those who are feeling ill and those who may feel more comfortable doing […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Reminder for Fall 2021

Dear K Students and Families: We hope you are having a terrific summer. We’re writing today to remind you of the COVID-19 vaccination requirement that was communicated to students and families in the spring. All Kalamazoo College students will be required to be fully vaccinated with one of the COVID-19 vaccines* approved for emergency use by the […]

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 […]