COVID-19: Information for Employees

Kalamazoo College Recommends COVID-19 Vaccinations and Boosters

Based on the latest COVID-19 data and trends and considering the availability of COVID-19 treatment options, the College will no longer require the COVID-19 vaccination for students, faculty and staff effective the start of spring term (March 27, 2023). All other COVID-19 health protocols remain in effect.

Kalamazoo College is committed to the health and safety of our community. As the pandemic continue to evolve, Kalamazoo College adapts to adjusting conditions while supporting our students in their academic pursuits. The resources below provide guidance to employees and support a healthy environment. Questions or suggestions may be directed to Renee Boelcke at

How can I learn more about vaccination resources?
How can I locate information about COVID testing?

Faculty and staff who test positive for COVID-19 are asked to communicate with their supervisor/chair when the person needs to be out for five (5) days due to COVID positivity.

Over the counter tests can be found a various businesses like Walmart, Walgreens, Meijer, etc. Walmart seems to have the best pricing for the same product. Over the counter tests are in high demand and can be challenging to locate. Contact Renee Boelcke for urgent testing needs.

How can I request a COVID-related accommodation?
How do I find out more and request a COVID-related leave?
What was the plan to return to a completely in-person experience?
How do I know what my COVID potential exposure is with my position?