This fall, campus will look and function differently in response to Coronavirus (Novel Coronavirus: COVID-19) health concerns. This information page will communicate the most up-to-date information as decisions are made. Please stay tuned to this page—as well as your Ferris email and KCAD social media channels—for the latest updates and information.
For more information on how Ferris State University as a whole is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit ferris.edu/coronavirus.
We get it: there's a lot to take in when it comes to the changes KCAD is making to keep our community safe and healthy during the fall semester. Download the Fall 2020 Re-Entry Guide for an easy way to make sense of it all, but remember—be sure to refer to this page for complete information.
It is critical to report a positive test result so KCAD can take measures to protect the campus community. Even if you are not exhibiting symptoms and feel fine, it is important that you report a positive test result. Your information will not be shared with the general public, but KCAD is required to report the number of positive cases.
On Monday, July 13, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer enacted Executive Order 2020-147, which provides guidance for when masks must be worn by those residing in or visiting Michigan.
Governor Whitmer has extend the declared state of emergency and state of disaster related to the COVID-19 pandemic until October 1, 2020 through Executive Order 2020-177.
KCAD is closely monitoring and following state regulations as well as guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
KCAD students: This fall, all of us—students, faculty, and staff—will need to be flexible and adaptable, and more importantly, we will need to practice empathy and understanding toward one another. As we work together to navigate the ongoing impact of COVID-19, we want to be sure our efforts are focused on understanding and addressing your needs as well as ensuring our campus remains a safe and healthy learning environment.
If you need assistance, have questions, or would like to share your concerns or comments, please contact us via our Ask KCAD feedback portal.