Kalamazoo Valley Community College



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We at Kalamazoo Valley Community College believe that each person has the right to an opportunity to reach his or her highest potential. We open our doors to students with a wide range of abilities and backgrounds. Some of our students did not complete high school; some already possess postgraduate degrees. Our most important admissions requirement is that students be prepared to study and to become a full partner in the teaching and learning process.

Why is Kalamazoo Valley the right choice for me?
How do I get admitted and enrolled?
Where is Kalamazoo? What is the Campus like?
Can I take a personal tour?
Other frequently asked questions

Our staff is ready to assist you in any way we can, just stop by, call or email us. You can schedule an appointment to meet with one of our Academic Counselors or Financial Aid Advisors by contacting the Student Service Center. We would be thrilled to show off our campus while answering your questions, so don't hesitate to call and schedule a campus tour.

Student Service Center
Phone 269 488-4100

Admissions, Registration
and Records Office

Phone 269 488-4281
Fax 269 488-4161

Campus Tours
Phone 269 488-4755
Request a campus tour

Admission to the College does not ensure enrollment in all courses or programs. Many courses have prerequisite requirements and some programs have specific eligibility requirements. To help ensure your success, we may ask that you take developmental or remedial courses. But don't let that possibility deter you! Talk with a counselor and find out about the program you are interested in. If you are undecided as to a course of study, a counselor can help you choose meaningful courses that count toward a degree or transfer program.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College does not provide student housing. All students must arrange for their own housing. A good source of information about rental housing (apartments) in Kalamazoo is MLive.com .  Or you may want to try apartments.com

If you want to explore sites that tell you more about Kalamazoo and Michigan:

    E-mail the Admissions Office for answers to your questions.


Nondiscrimination Policy:

It is the policy of Kalamazoo Valley Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, height, weight, or marital status in its programs, services, employment or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Executive Vice President for Instructional and Student Support Services, 6767 West O Avenue, P.O. Box 4070, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003 – 4070; (269) 488-4434.

Grievance Procedures - Civil Rights


Inclusivity Statement:

Kalamazoo Valley Community College believes that inclusivity encompasses, but is not limited to race, color, gender, weight, height, marital status, veteran status, disability, national origin, handicap, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, economic circumstance, physical or mental ability, physical or mental characteristic, or philosophy and does not discriminate on the aforementioned or any other characteristic protected by law. Questions concerning Kalamazoo Valley's inclusivity and/or Title VI of the Higher Education Amendments, Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans for Disability Act (ADA) may be addressed to the Executive Vice President for Instructional and Student Support Services (Titles VI and IX), (269) 488-4434.