This website will be updated regularly as more information is made available.

  • Most recent update: July 28, 2021 @ 3:33 pm

Return to Campus Update

Based on our experts’ guidance, we plan for a fall 2021 semester that will be a residential academic experience at KGI and return to in-person instruction. Learn more about our return to campus policies.

Learn More About COVID-19 and Vaccines

Case Updates

  • Current Cases: 0
  • Past Cases: 19
  • Number of cases in the City of Claremont

NOTE: These case numbers include any positive cases that were on campus during their period of infectiousness.

Contact Tracing

KGI will follow the below protocol when notified of a positive case:

  • Students notify the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@kgi.edu
  • Faculty or staff to notify Human Resources at humanresources@kgi.edu
  • Patient will be contacted by KGI office to confirm correct contact information at their KGI issued email address.
  • Confirmed contact information will be shared with TCC Student Health Center who will begin contract tracing. If additional KGI community members have been exposed, contract tracers will reach out to KGI to gain access to contact information for additional community members. They will then notify those who were exposed following CDC guidelines for exposure during the infectious period.
  • If you are not contacted by the TCC Student Health Center contract tracers, you have not met the criteria for isolation due to exposure during the infectious period.
  • KGI will update the number of cases on this website as cases are reported. Once the quarantine period is released, the case will move to past cases.

KGI COVID-19 Communication Protocol

Click here to view the KGI COVID-19 communication protocol.

Points of Contact for LA Department of Public Health

KGI aligns decisions with guidance from public health officials, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the California Department of Public Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with The Claremont Colleges Services.

On Thursday, March 19, 2020, the County of Los Angeles and State of California issued similar orders calling for all residents to stay at home with certain qualified exceptions. The County of Los Angeles Public Health Officer signed a “Safer at Home” public order to increase social distancing in L.A. County. This Order requires that most people stay home, unless they are engaged in certain “essential activities“. On August 12, 2020, LA County announced that colleges and universities must continue distance learning.

The following information is provided to keep you informed of developments worldwide with breaking news, preventative tips to stay healthy, updates on travel advisories, KGI scheduling changes, and community initiatives.

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