When & Where
Connie and Jim John Recreation Center
Graduation & Commencement
What is Graduation and Commencement?
Commencement is the ceremony honoring degree candidates and those who have already received degrees. Commencement occurs in June each year.
Graduation is the actual awarding of a degree. Degrees are awarded after each term; March, June, September and December. The graduation and diploma date are always the last date of the graduating term.
How do I get my cap and Gown?
Caps and Gowns can be ordered through the Kettering Bookstore by calling 810-762-9887. Please provide your height and weight for the right size. Masters Degree candidates please provide your degree for the appropriate hood. It is recommended that you pick up your cap and gown no later than two days before graduation.
How do I get graduation Announcements?
Graduation announcements can be obtained by contacting Jostens. You will be taken through step by step instruction to personalize your own announcement once on the site.
Who do I contact for more questions?
For questions regarding graduation requirements and eligibility to attend commencement, refer to the Graduation Information web page.
Further questions or concerns regarding the commencement ceremony may be directed to the Commencement Hotline at (810) 762-9865.
Getting to Flint and Campus
1700 University Avenue
Flint, MI 48504-6214
Places to Stay
A variety of hotels and motels are located within a reasonable driving distance of the Kettering University campus and represent a range of amenities and rates.
Local Area Attractions
While visiting campus for commencement, you may wish to take advantage of some of the area attractions.