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Kendall College of Art and Design Library

KCAD Library Closure FAQ

Q. What is the last day the library is open?
A. Due to new orders issued on November 15, 2020, by the Michigan DHHS in response to the ongoing pandemic, the KCAD campus and library are now closed. 

The campus and library will be closed November 18, 2020 - January 3, 2021. PLEASE hold onto all materials you have checked out. You may return them starting January 4, 2021.

Q. I have KCAD – MeLCat - ILLiad materials checked out. Do I need to return them?
A. No. Please keep materials you need to complete your work.

Q. How do I renew my library materials?

  • Renew KCAD Materials: SmartSearch – Login with your MyFSU & Password

  • Renew MeLCat MaterialsMy MeLCat - To login: Choose Kendall from dropdown. Enter your first & last Name + MyFSU shortname

  • Email us. We can manually renew materials for you. Our contact information is below.

Q. I received an overdue notice for my library materials…?
A. Please see the information above to renew.

Q. I cannot renew my materials. What do I do?
A. Please note: Our system automatically generates and sends notices. If you are unable to renew materials, do not worry! Just hold onto your materials and return them when we re-open. You will not accrue fines or fees while we are closed.

Q. Will there still be librarians available to help me with research?
A. YES! We can help you via email and through Zoom. Our contact information is below.

Resource & Research Assistance

KCAD Library Remote Hours:
Monday – Thursday – 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday – 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Research and Resource Assistance
Set up a virtual appointment with us!

Contact Information:
Elise Bohn - elisebohn@ferris.edu
Ben Boss - BenBoss@ferris.edu

Working from home!

 KCAD Library

Ben in his home office / art studio

KCAD Library

Elise and Nano in her dining room "office"

Online Library Resources

You have off-campus access to a rich collection of online resources. Your gateway to those resources is through the KCAD Library website and/or the FLITE website. When prompted, login with your MyFSU and password.

These resources include:

  • eBooks
  • eBook chapters
  • Reference resouces
  • Journal, magazine & newspaper resources
  • Streaming video
  • Images and more!

TIP: When using SmartSearch, remember to login on your search result page. This will allow you to easily access resources in your result list.