Summer 2022 COVID PLAN

KCAI will return to ALL in-person classes and studios for the spring semester. 

Masks are optional in all campus buildings and spaces. Café Nerman will be open to the public. Wylie Dining will be open for guests participating in summer programs, faculty, and staff. Residential floors are restricted to BMRH residents only. No outside guests are permitted in the building. 

Student COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation

Students who are fully vaccinated and wish to upload their vaccination card:

  • sign into MyKCAI and click the button below

Upload your COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation

Students who are fully vaccinated and who have received a booster for Covid-19 are encouraged to upload their updated vaccination cards.

  • sign into MyKCAI and click the button below

Upload your COVID-19 Booster Documentation

KCAI will partner with local universities and health organizations to provide opportunities for students to be vaccinated and/or get a booster. Details will be shared with the campus community via email, on MyKCAI, and posted on campus.

COVID19 Dashboard

This is the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. Updates will be made here weekly on Friday or as needed. 

Number of cases (April 30 - May 6):

1 student* (1 commuting student)

1 employee*

Individuals who test positive are required to quarantine. Through contact tracing, anyone who was exposed to the individual will be notified. 

Policy Review and Updates: 

As shared in last week's updates, we have reviewed campus Covid protocols. Given that within the past few weeks, the CDC and local health department have updated information regarding masks and we have seen a decrease in the number of positive Covid cases in the campus community and within KCMO, we have updated our campus Covid protocols as listed below. These changes will begin on Monday, March 7. 

All campus Covid protocols may be reviewed on MyKCAI

Masks are required:

  • For everyone in classrooms, during class sessions, and in  studios. 

Masks are recommended:

  • For larger groups, especially in small spaces and/or when members of the public are on campus. 
  • For those who feel more protected while wearing masks. 

Masks are optiontional: 

  • In non-academic settings (Barbara Marshall Residence Hall, employee offices, etc.).


Cafe Nerman and Wylie Dining:

  • Cafe Nerman will be open to the public. Wylie Dining will be closed to the public. 
Barbara Marshall Residence Hall Guests:
  • Residents and KCAI community members are welcome to visit residential floors. No outside guests are permitted in the building.

Galleries, Events, and Speakers:
  • KCAI will permit in-person events and in-person speakers.
  • Visiting artists’ lectures will take place via remote platform or in-person.
Spring Break:
  • There are no restrictions related to spring break travel, nor following spring break.


Art Supply Store
Beals Studios
Central Shop 
Student Services
(Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Support, Disability Support, Career Services, Dean of Students, Assistant Dean of Students)
H&R Block Artspace
Jannes Library 
Media Center
Print Center
Wylie Dining/Café Nerman
Campus Technology
COVID19 Updates
COVID19 Dashboard Historical Data - The Dashboard reflects new confirmed cases and not cumulative cases. Historical data for cases per week can be viewed here. 


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The Kansas City Art Institute has implemented a campus-wide Emergency Alert System which will provide emails and mobile alerts to all members of the college community who have signed up. The system is reserved for emergency situations and weather related school closings. Please sign in here to manage your account:

Download the Rave Guardian App on your smartphone or tablet to complete KCAI's Daily Symptom Checker. 


For assistance with account setup:'s/KCAI_Campus_Alerts_Setup.jnz



This report is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, as amended.  It provides students and employees of Kansas City Art Institute (“Institute”) with information on: the Institute’s security arrangements, policies and procedures; programs that provide education on such things as drug and alcohol abuse, awareness of various kinds of sex offenses, and the prevention of crime generally; and procedures the Institute will take to notify the campus community in the event of an emergency. Its purpose is to provide students and employees with information that will help them make informed decisions relating to their own safety and the safety of others.

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