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Frequently Asked Questions for Staff

Remote Work and Pay Who should be working from home under Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order? 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 […]

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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions for Students (Updated 4.02.20)

Where should K students be counted in the 2020 Census? According to the Census Bureau’s official residence criteria for the 2020 Census, college students should be counted at their “usual residence” on April 1, 2020. This means that K students should be counted at their college address (either on- or off-campus), even if they are […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Information for Spring Break

Each of us needs to consider our own health and that of others as we make decisions about travel during the upcoming break. Our individual decisions have a direct impact on the health of our campus community. Please carefully reconsider travel plans if they will take you to areas of significant COVID-19 outbreak. Remember to […]

COVID-19 Update

We write with an update on COVID-19 as it relates to the campus community. Late in the day on Monday, the government of Madrid ordered all schools to be closed in response to the spread of COVID-19. As a result, our spring term study abroad program in Madrid has been cancelled. This affects 24 students, […]

03.04.2020 Information on COVID-19 for Kalamazoo County

TO: Kalamazoo County Community Partners FROM: Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department DATE: March 4, 2020 At noon on Wednesday, March 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 80 cases of COVID-19 from 13 states, with a total of nine deaths. Twenty-four of these cases are travel-related; 16 are believed to […]

K College COVID-19 Information

K College COVID-19 Information: As the COVID-19 illness receives increasing media coverage, we want to provide campus-specific information. Information about specific campus actions and decisions will be communicated via the K College email system.

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