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Protocols for Continuing Education Students

Effective May 24, 2021, Kirkwood has issued the following protocols for the entire Kirkwood community. These protocols are expectations for all college functions and activities. Protocols are subject to change as new guidance is released.

Masking
  • CDC guidelines no longer advise vaccinated individuals to mask or social distance.
  • Anyone is welcome to wear a mask if they are more comfortable doing so.
  • PPE stations will still be available to everyone on campus.
  • Unvaccinated individuals are highly recommended to continue to follow CDC guidelines including wearing masks in public and maintaining six feet of social distancing.
 
Classroom
  • Vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear a mask.
  • Unvaccinated individuals are highly recommended to continue to follow CDC guidelines including wearing masks in public and maintaining six feet of social distancing.
  • Standard classrooms for summer sessions will continue to follow social distancing guidelines.
  • Exceptions to the masking requirements may be granted to departments connected to industries named in the CDC’s recommendations, including health labs, truck driving programs, and youth programs.
 
Students with COVID-19 Symptoms
  • Students experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, whether vaccinated or not, will still be expected to stay away from campus, contact their instructors, and contact the COVID Hotline at 319-784-1650 as soon as possible for further guidance.

For college-wide information, please visit www.kirkwood.edu/covid.

Updated 5/21/21