COVID-19 Information for Current Students

How will Study Abroad be affected for Summer and Fall?

A decision on Summer study abroad will be made by May 1 — the College's current intent is to follow individual program advisories. More information related to Fall study abroad will be communicated later this summer (likely in mid-June).


When will classes end for Spring Semester?

The academic calendar for Spring semester, including the end classes and finals remains unchanged.


What plans are being made for graduating seniors related to Commencement?

A virtual Commencement celebration is scheduled for May 2, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET. Visit albion.edu/commencement for details.


When and how can I retrieve my personal belongings?

The retrieval process begins May 4 at 8 a.m. Appointments must be made ahead of time through a simple online form. Social distancing guidelines will be observed throughout the process. Please see the Residential Life website for full details and to reserve an appointment time.


What do I need to know related to Academic Advising?

Academic advising has concluded for this semester and class registration will conclude this week. The Registrar's Office staff continue to be available to assist with questions via phone (517/629-0216) or by email ().


When do I register for Fall courses?

Registration for Fall 2020 courses began on Monday, April 6, and is ongoing. Contact your academic advisor or the Registrar’s Office for support.


How will Summer classes and on campus research experiences be impacted?

All Summer classes have been moved fully online. And, students participating in FURSCA and Gerstacker Summer School were notified Monday (April 6, 2020) that both summer experiences would be managed remotely this summer.


When and how do I register for Summer courses?

To register, just go to the registration section of ACIS and choose the Summer 2020 term. Albion College offers a seven-week Summer Session, starting on May 11 and ending June 26. Summer courses are a great way to catch up or get ahead in units or fulfill a missing mode or category course.


Will campus reopen for Fall Semester?

We are actively planning for campus to be open for in-person instruction for the Fall Semester. This is both our intent and our most sincere hope. We do recognize, however, that what the coming weeks and months will bring remains uncertain. Through this time we are committed to your success, to answering any questions that you may have, and to keeping you up to date on plans for Fall Semester as they develop.


How do I finish strong this semester?

These Resources May Be Helpful:


Is Counseling Services still available this semester?

Counseling Services continues to be available to assist all Albion College students for the remainder of the semester through phone or virtual consultations. Counseling Services is available during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students can call Counseling Services at 517/629-0236 or email at to request an appointment. Counseling Services continues to have a counselor available for after-hours consultations. To speak to a counselor after hours, call Campus Safety at 517/629-1234 and ask to speak with the counselor on call.


Is there a Credit/No Credit grading option for Spring courses?

Beginning Monday, March 23, students may elect to switch some or all of their Spring 2020 semester courses to Credit/No Credit grading instead of numeric grading. The deadline to switch Spring 2020 courses to CR/NC is Monday, April 20. More information can be found on the registrar's website.