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Residential Life


Residence halls open for new students not participating in LandSea or on fall athletic teams, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:00 a.m. – noon* *students will not be permitted to check in prior to this date so please make travel and/or local overnight accommodations accordingly

New student check-in times are as follows:

  • Last names beginning with A-M, 8:00-9:30am
  • Last name beginning with N-Z, 9:30-11:00am
  • Orientation begins, Wednesday, September 6, 2017, noon

Residence halls open for transfer students on Friday, September 8th.  Check-in will occur from 8-10:30am in the Student Development Suite, Hicks Student Center.

Residence halls and living-learning houses open for returning students, Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. & Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

  • Classes begin, Monday, September 11, 2017
  • Exams are Sunday, November 19 - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Office of Residential Life welcomes you!

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 residential living options for students to help them succeed academically and connect socially. We hope that you find your home in our residential community while a student at Kalamazoo College!

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) 337-720