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Campus Life

Elevate Your Kettering Experience

Whether you’re looking to broaden your skills, deepen your passions, or expand your social horizons, you’ll find the experience you’re looking for at Kettering University. The stuff you do when you aren’t in class or studying can wind up being the things that shape the rest of your life. And with more than 50 clubs and organizations as well as service opportunities, you will find people on-campus that are just like you.

 

Beyond The Classroom

With Kettering’s relatively small student body, combined with our wide selection of clubs and organizations, you will not need to make much effort to forge new friendships and find a community on campus.

There’s more to college than taking classes and studying. By joining a club or organization, you will find a great way to socialize, make friends and even develop technical and leadership skills. 

The Places You Can Go

Whether you are seeking some fun or fulfillment – or both – you have a lot to choose from at Kettering and nearby.

It is easy to get involved with whatever interests you and explore the area. Flint has so much to offer including the Institute of Arts, the Farmer’s Market and local restaurants. 

Detroit and Lansing are only an hour away and offer concert and theater venues, museums and professional sports. Canada is less than 90 minutes away and – if you’re into exploring the outdoors – adventures await in Northern Michigan and the Great Lakes.

 

Community Involvement

There are other ways to do something with the time you are given … ways that help other people as well as you. At Kettering University, community engagement and giving back are essential parts of the University’s mission.

Kettering has many volunteer opportunities in the community, the largest being Service Saturdays where students help in community clean-up, small repair projects, food bank assistance and other efforts.


"I have formed a connection with Doyle-Ryder Elementary and created a classroom-helper volunteer opportunity. It is a great way to get volunteer hours that are flexible to your schedule. Doyle-Ryder is a five-minute drive from Kettering and this opportunity will allow you to have an impact in the Flint community!”

Abigail W. ‘23 Mechanical Engineering

Students help to clean up overgrowth along Flint city sidewalks.