As of May 12, 2022 

CIM consults the guidance of the CDC as well as state and local health agencies, and observes the protocols of our peer schools and presenting organizations when forming and managing COVID-19 safety protocols. Please note the current campus-wide policies and procedures: 

  • If you feel unwell or have been exposed to COVID-19, consult CDC guidance and stay home.  
  • Masks (KF94, KN95, N95 or surgical) are strongly encouraged to be worn by all persons on campus, and particularly in Mixon Hall and Kulas Hall. However, masks are optional in all areas of main campus and 1609 Hazel.    
  • Audiences and guests do not need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative test.  

regular or extended presence on campus

  • Participants in summer activities on campus must either provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result, taken within 48 hours prior to arrival on campus.  
  • A Daily Symptoms Check is no longer required, but if you feel unwell or have been exposed to COVID-19, you should consult CDC guidance and stay home.


Supported by Elliott & Gail Schlang Health & Well-Being Initiative 

  • CIM has daytime cleaning service, focused on high-touch areas such as restrooms, door handles, railings, kitchens and common areas, as well as regular nighttime cleaning.   
  • Disposable, healthcare-grade hydrogen peroxide wipes are available at every piano, and regular sanitizing wipes are available in classrooms and studios, as well as at stations throughout the building hallways.  
  • Several permanent hand sanitizer dispensers are installed throughout the building, and extra surface disinfectant and hand sanitizer are available.   
  • CIM has industry-standard HVAC filtration and ventilation systems. The air in all spaces is replaced between 10 and 13 times per hour, and all air in the building is replaced twice in every 24-hour period.