COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Campus Update

Latest Information from Kalamazoo College

Updated April 1, 2020

As Kalamazoo College begins spring courses on April 1, the Learning Commons has prepared a helpful resource entitled Learning Strategies: K from Anywhere. The faculty and staff at K know students are facing a lot of unknowns and disruptions; making a plan and adjusting your study habits will help you establish a sense of control. We encourage you to be patient with yourself, your classmates and your instructors.

Additionally, we have updated the Frequently Asked Questions for Students with more information on Credit/No Credit grades. Please continue to send your questions to info@kzoo.edu, and they will be answered as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions for Students (Updated 4.02.20)

Frequently Asked Questions for Staff (Updated 3.26.20)

Learning Strategies: K from Anywhere (NEW, Printable PDF)

Learning Strategies: K from Anywhere (NEW, Website)

Previous videos by President Gonzalez for the Kalamazoo College community can be found at YouTube.

For Your Health

For Local Residents:
For medical questions regarding COVID-19, call Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services at 269.373.5267, Sunday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MDHHS has also activated a hotline for community questions. Their hours are Sunday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 888.535.6136.

For immediate emotional support or crisis intervention, call 269.381.HELP (4357). For information and to get connected to community resources, dial 2-1-1. These free and confidential services are provided by Gryphon Place 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Messages to the Kalamazoo College Community

Kalamazoo College Responds to “Stay Home, Stay Safe”

Dear Campus Community, In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state of Michigan, the governor’s office has issued an executive order requiring Michigan residents to remain at home to the maximum extent feasible. Kalamazoo College will follow the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order to our utmost ability, allowing on campus only…

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Kalamazoo College Moves to Distance Learning for Entire Spring Term, Employees to Work from Home

Dear Campus Community, It is with a heavy heart that I tell you that all Kalamazoo College courses during the spring will be conducted through distance learning for the duration of the term. This difficult decision was made based on rapidly evolving recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and our local and state governments.…

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K Begins Spring Term with Distance Learning

This message has been sent to Kalamazoo College students, faculty and staff: During the COVID-19 pandemic, Kalamazoo College’s decision-making process has been science-based and informed by our local health department, state government and the Centers for Disease Control. Based on the evidence of how this virus spreads and the patterns identified in other communities, it…

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COVID-19 Update 3.12.20

As many of you are aware, in the past 24 hours, the state of Michigan and the United States Government have issued new public health and travel guidelines that inevitably have an effect on the Kalamazoo College community. There is a great deal of information in this message. Please take the time to carefully read…

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