Winter 2016 Drop/Add

Undergraduate web drop/add for the Winter 2016 term begins Sunday, December 20, at 12:01 a.m. through Wednesday, January 13, at 5:00 p.m.

On-campus drop/add will be held Monday, January 11, through Wednesday, January 13, from 8:00 to 5:00 p.m. The web will remain open until Wednesday, January 13, at 5:00 p.m. for all open sections.

All transactions must be finalized by Wednesday, January 13, at 5:00 p.m. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office, 810-762-7476 or

Winter 2016 Tuition Waiver Deadline

Tuition waivers for the Winter 2016 term must be submitted to HR by December 1.

Free "Starting a Business" Workshop

A free workshop on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on ​Tuesday, December 8 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

"Starting a Business" is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process of starting and operating a business, evaluating market potential for products/services, costs and financing options, plus business planning. Every registered attendee will receive a copy of the 60 page book “Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business.”

There is no fee for the “Starting a Business” seminar but advance and separate registration for each individual is required. Online registration and class description are available.

This workshop is presented by the I-69 Trade Corridor Region of the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) located at Kettering University. The regional office is part of a statewide organization funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, providing no cost counseling, training, information-based planning assistance, and resources for any new ventures, existing and growing businesses, and innovative technology ventures.

For more information, visit the MI-SBDC website at or call the I-69 Trade Corridor regional office in Flint: 810-762-9660.

Holiday Food Drive on Campus Until December 18

Since 2006 Kettering University has participated with the College Town Holiday Food Drive. Last year, Kettering donated 37,454 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. 
This year, we are collecting non-perishable food items, personal needs items and monetary donations. There are two ways to participate in the Food Drive this year:
1. Participate as a team. Teams can consist of departments, organizations or units. If you are interested in forming a team or participating with one, please contact Myra Lumpkin at

2. Donate by dropping items into collection boxes in Thompson Hall and The Great Court.

Donations will be accepted until December 18, 2015.

Bulldog Insights Alumni Speaker: Bill Halbert '65

Bill Halbert '65, Senior Vice-President of Investments at Morgan Stanley, will be speaking at 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2 in 1-819 AB.

His lecture is titled: "Financial Planning: Prospering in the Greatest Time in the History of the World". Lunch will be provided.

New KetteringU Computer Advantage Program

The Kettering technology department is excited to offer employees a new hardware and software equipment plan developed to deliver support excellence in providing reliable University computing solutions.

New Republic: The Next Frontier of Climate Change

The New Republic, Business Forward, and Kettering University invite you to join us for The Next Frontier of Climate Change, a policy forum that will explore climate change legislation at a state and local level and the future of sustainable manufacturing. The event will be an opportunity to meet and engage with a cross-section of climate change thinkers and leaders from government, industry, academia and the non-profit sector. Bob Simon, Principal Advisor to the Director for Energy, Transportation, and Resources in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will join us for a headline interview.

Wednesday, December 2 from 9-11:30 a.m. in BJ's Lounge. Pre-registration required.

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Kettering Holiday Tree Lighting on #Giving Tuesday

Please join President Robert K. McMahan and First Lady Karen McMahan on #GivingTuesday for our annual Tree Lighting celebration on December 1 from 4-5:30 p.m. We’ll begin our festivities in the Sunset Room and conclude in the Great Court for the lighting of the tree and holiday carols.

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Resident Assistant Selection 2016-2017

Resident Assistants work with students living in Thompson Hall to create unit and hall community. RAs have the opportunity to work with incoming freshman and upper class students, develop leadership skills, plan programs and activities and be a positive role model for students at Kettering University!

 Compensation includes:
~Room & Board

 We are looking for students who:
~Are friendly and energetic
~Like working with a variety of students
~Want to further develop their leadership skills
~Have a desire to help incoming freshman explore Kettering

An Information Session will be held Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. in the Thompson Hall Lobby.

Applications are due Wednesday, December 16.

Visit our web site for application information at
Click on Current Residents, then Employment Opportunities