Important Update: August 27

Per the announcement from President Gonzalez, the College will be fully virtual for the Fall 2020 Quarter and all residence halls will remain closed.

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Office of Residential Life COVID-19 Information (Fall 2020)

Residential Life staff continue to work remotely. Please contact us via e-mail at reslife@kzoo.edu to ensure a timely response. In the event of an emergency, you should contact Campus Safety at 269.337.7321.

Please note: We are unable to assist with matters related to off-campus housing (e.g. matching, sub-leases, leads). Additionally, all on-campus housing assignments for Fall have been terminated. Hornet HQ updates and refunds are handled through Student Accounts.

Mission and Vision

Our mission is to create positive and inclusive living communities, balanced in challenge and support, and reflective of the College’s Honor System. We provide a variety of living options for students to help them succeed academically and connect socially. It is our hope that you will find a place to call home while living on campus.


What to Bring: A Guide for Incoming Students and Families

As incoming students prepare to move into campus housing, the following is an opportunity to gauge individual thinking about what one might want to bring. While by no means an exhaustive or required list in every sense, it does provide a solid starting point. Those with some level of shared accommodation (e.g. suite, connected bathroom)…

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Important Dates

For information on move-in days, orientation, closing dates and more, view our important dates.

Additional Resources

Policy of Non-Discrimination and Accommodations

In keeping with the College’s policy of non-discrimination, housing assignments are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, nationality or ethnicity, age, handicap or other factors irrelevant to participation in programs for the College. Student preferences for type of housing and choice of roommate may be honored, provided this will not result in discrimination in violation of Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 wheelchair gif Kalamazoo College’s Section 504 Coordinator and the Office of Disability Services will work with students who have special needs when completing housing assignments. The College will provide accessible housing to students with disabilities. Contact the College’s Section 504 Coordinator or the Office of Disability Services at 269.337.7209.