Student Affairs

Student Services

Student services departments across campus continue to provide support to students while complying with social distancing and safety precautions. All meetings will continue to be virtual. During Winter Term, provisions will be made for in-person meetings as needed; however, students should complete as many meetings as possible through virtual platforms.

For information on the office hours, contact information, and virtual services offered by various student services departments, please follow the links below. Please note many of the links will require Kettering community members to go to my.kettering.edu using their login and password.

Student Activities

Events
  • Canceled or postponed campus events will be evaluated for rescheduling by the department or organization responsible
  • Updates will be provided to the campus community through various communications platforms including email, updates to the website, internal e-newsletter (Bulldog Weekly), digital signs throughout campus, and/or on social media
Orientations
  • Details of Winter Term 2021 Virtual Orientation for New Students, scheduled for Jan. 8, have been communicated directly with students via email.

Clubs/Organizations
  • All student clubs or organization leaders should communicate their current status to the appropriate faculty/staff advisor and/or Student Affairs
  • All clubs and organizations must follow social distancing and safety protocols established by the University while on campus
  • Social distancing and safety protocols also apply to off-campus meetings or events
  • Read the Guidelines and Policies for Kettering University Student Organization Meetings
Recommended Spaces for Student Gatherings
  • The d-space in the Campus Center
  • The Library (per published hours)
  • The Great Court
  • The Sunset Room
  • The Abbey
  • AB d-spaces (follow building hours)
  • 3rd Floor Student Lounge/Yellow Room (follow building hours)

Thompson Hall

Move-in
  • Move-in details and instructions for Jan.9-10 have been directly communicated via email with Thompson Hall residents.
  • For Winter Term, all first-year students will be required to reside in Thompson Hall. 
  • All students received appointment times for arrival and move-in. Students are required to adhere to their appointments.
    • Before arriving on campus, residents will be required to take their temperature and answer health questions.
      • If a student does not feel well, is currently sick or answers “yes” to any of the health questions, they must remain at home and contact the Director of Residence Life at reslife@kettering.edu for alternative move-in arrangements.
      • All Thompson Hall residents are required to undergo COVID-19 testing during move-in. Any student that does not pass the on-campus screening will meet with the Dean of Students to develop alternative plans.
  • For the safety of our residential community, we are limiting the number of people in Thompson Hall. More than one person may accompany a student to campus and must be screened. Only one identified helper will be allowed to physically go into Thompson Hall with the student for the move-in process. Any additional supporters must wait in the Sunset Room (CC).
  • Social distancing and safety protocols will be enforced.
    •  A Welcome-to-Campus kit will be provided to students new this term to campus. The kit includes:  Student ID card  lanyard (ID must be worn at all times while on campus)
    • Parking permit
Sanitation and Risk Mitigation Procedures
  • Modifications have been made to common areas (lounges, restrooms, etc.) to ensure social distancing, including furniture placement, and protective barrier installations
  • All restrooms, lounges, common areas, and high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs, faucets, toilets, etc., are disinfected twice daily
  • A combination of electrostatic mist and/or spray-on disinfectant is used to clean all surfaces
  • All residents are assigned single rooms
  • All residents must wear a mask at all times, with the exception of showers and in their personal room or while eating
  • All residents must use designated entry and exit doors only
  • Social distancing and safety protocols will be enforced. Violations will be referred to the Dean of Students and may be cause for removal from Thompson Hall
  • Front Desk rentals may be limited or unavailable throughout the term
  • Until further notice, non-student guests will not be allowed within Thompson Hall
If Sick — Isolation and Quarantine Process
  • Thompson Hall residents are responsible for reporting if they have been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19
  • Notification must be made to the Wellness Center via the Self-Reporting Symptoms Form and WC staff will follow-up with student
  • Residents who become sick or need to quarantine must leave campus and isolate in their personal or family home, if possible
  • Isolation and quarantine rooms within Thompson Hall have been identified in a section of the building away from occupied rooms for use by students who are unable to return home
  • Auxiliary Services will sanitize the student’s room and appropriate restroom(s) and common spaces, based on location of the room and the Wellness Center’s questionnaire
  • For those requiring isolation, provisions will be made to allow for coursework completion virtually during isolation
    • For those requiring isolation on campus, dining services will be provided
  • The Academic Success Center will assist students to transition from face-to-face courses to virtual courses and/or support the COVID-19 positive student in taking a Leave of Absence, if desired or necessary
  • Once isolation has been completed and the student has tested negative, they will be allowed to return to campus and their original Thompson Hall dorm room (which will have been disinfected)

Off-campus Residents and Greek Life

When you arrive on campus
  • Before arriving on campus, and each day they visit campus, students will be required take their temperature and answer health questions at safereturn.kettering.edu
  • All students will be screened upon entering the designated entry doors. Entering campus through a door not specifically designated for entry is strictly prohibited, and doing so may result in revocation of campus access privileges for the entire term
  • All students are required to wear a mask at all times while on campus which includes outdoors on campus grounds and must comply with outlined social distancing and safety protocols
  • Free testing will be available and required for off-all campus residents, including those who reside in Greek housing who will be on campus during Winter Term
Social Distancing and Gatherings
  • On-campus indoor gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people, and this limit is strongly encouraged for all off-campus gatherings
    • As a note, academic activities, including classes, are exempt from this restriction.
  • Students living in fraternity and sorority houses, and in private homes/apartments, are encouraged to practice mask wearing and safe social distancing guidelines
Self-reporting and Quarantine
  • Off-campus student residents are responsible for reporting if they have been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19
  • Notification must be made to the Wellness Center via the Self-Reporting Symptoms Form
  • Off-campus students who have been exposed will not be allowed on campus and will be required to self-quarantine as directed by the Wellness Center Greek houses should quarantine when members have been exposed
  • Student Services

    Student Services

    Student services departments across campus continue to provide support to students while complying with social distancing and safety precautions. All meetings will continue to be virtual. During Winter Term, provisions will be made for in-person meetings as needed; however, students should complete as many meetings as possible through virtual platforms.

    For information on the office hours, contact information, and virtual services offered by various student services departments, please follow the links below. Please note many of the links will require Kettering community members to go to my.kettering.edu using their login and password.

  • Student Activities

    Student Activities

    Events
    • Canceled or postponed campus events will be evaluated for rescheduling by the department or organization responsible
    • Updates will be provided to the campus community through various communications platforms including email, updates to the website, internal e-newsletter (Bulldog Weekly), digital signs throughout campus, and/or on social media
    Orientations
    • Details of Winter Term 2021 Virtual Orientation for New Students, scheduled for Jan. 8, have been communicated directly with students via email.

    Clubs/Organizations
    • All student clubs or organization leaders should communicate their current status to the appropriate faculty/staff advisor and/or Student Affairs
    • All clubs and organizations must follow social distancing and safety protocols established by the University while on campus
    • Social distancing and safety protocols also apply to off-campus meetings or events
    • Read the Guidelines and Policies for Kettering University Student Organization Meetings
    Recommended Spaces for Student Gatherings
    • The d-space in the Campus Center
    • The Library (per published hours)
    • The Great Court
    • The Sunset Room
    • The Abbey
    • AB d-spaces (follow building hours)
    • 3rd Floor Student Lounge/Yellow Room (follow building hours)
  • Thompson Hall

    Thompson Hall

    Move-in
    • Move-in details and instructions for Jan.9-10 have been directly communicated via email with Thompson Hall residents.
    • For Winter Term, all first-year students will be required to reside in Thompson Hall. 
    • All students received appointment times for arrival and move-in. Students are required to adhere to their appointments.
      • Before arriving on campus, residents will be required to take their temperature and answer health questions.
        • If a student does not feel well, is currently sick or answers “yes” to any of the health questions, they must remain at home and contact the Director of Residence Life at reslife@kettering.edu for alternative move-in arrangements.
        • All Thompson Hall residents are required to undergo COVID-19 testing during move-in. Any student that does not pass the on-campus screening will meet with the Dean of Students to develop alternative plans.
    • For the safety of our residential community, we are limiting the number of people in Thompson Hall. More than one person may accompany a student to campus and must be screened. Only one identified helper will be allowed to physically go into Thompson Hall with the student for the move-in process. Any additional supporters must wait in the Sunset Room (CC).
    • Social distancing and safety protocols will be enforced.
      •  A Welcome-to-Campus kit will be provided to students new this term to campus. The kit includes:  Student ID card  lanyard (ID must be worn at all times while on campus)
      • Parking permit
    Sanitation and Risk Mitigation Procedures
    • Modifications have been made to common areas (lounges, restrooms, etc.) to ensure social distancing, including furniture placement, and protective barrier installations
    • All restrooms, lounges, common areas, and high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs, faucets, toilets, etc., are disinfected twice daily
    • A combination of electrostatic mist and/or spray-on disinfectant is used to clean all surfaces
    • All residents are assigned single rooms
    • All residents must wear a mask at all times, with the exception of showers and in their personal room or while eating
    • All residents must use designated entry and exit doors only
    • Social distancing and safety protocols will be enforced. Violations will be referred to the Dean of Students and may be cause for removal from Thompson Hall
    • Front Desk rentals may be limited or unavailable throughout the term
    • Until further notice, non-student guests will not be allowed within Thompson Hall
    If Sick — Isolation and Quarantine Process
    • Thompson Hall residents are responsible for reporting if they have been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19
    • Notification must be made to the Wellness Center via the Self-Reporting Symptoms Form and WC staff will follow-up with student
    • Residents who become sick or need to quarantine must leave campus and isolate in their personal or family home, if possible
    • Isolation and quarantine rooms within Thompson Hall have been identified in a section of the building away from occupied rooms for use by students who are unable to return home
    • Auxiliary Services will sanitize the student’s room and appropriate restroom(s) and common spaces, based on location of the room and the Wellness Center’s questionnaire
    • For those requiring isolation, provisions will be made to allow for coursework completion virtually during isolation
      • For those requiring isolation on campus, dining services will be provided
    • The Academic Success Center will assist students to transition from face-to-face courses to virtual courses and/or support the COVID-19 positive student in taking a Leave of Absence, if desired or necessary
    • Once isolation has been completed and the student has tested negative, they will be allowed to return to campus and their original Thompson Hall dorm room (which will have been disinfected)
  • Off-campus Residents and Greek Life

    Off-campus Residents and Greek Life

    When you arrive on campus
    • Before arriving on campus, and each day they visit campus, students will be required take their temperature and answer health questions at safereturn.kettering.edu
    • All students will be screened upon entering the designated entry doors. Entering campus through a door not specifically designated for entry is strictly prohibited, and doing so may result in revocation of campus access privileges for the entire term
    • All students are required to wear a mask at all times while on campus which includes outdoors on campus grounds and must comply with outlined social distancing and safety protocols
    • Free testing will be available and required for off-all campus residents, including those who reside in Greek housing who will be on campus during Winter Term
    Social Distancing and Gatherings
    • On-campus indoor gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people, and this limit is strongly encouraged for all off-campus gatherings
      • As a note, academic activities, including classes, are exempt from this restriction.
    • Students living in fraternity and sorority houses, and in private homes/apartments, are encouraged to practice mask wearing and safe social distancing guidelines
    Self-reporting and Quarantine
    • Off-campus student residents are responsible for reporting if they have been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19
    • Notification must be made to the Wellness Center via the Self-Reporting Symptoms Form
    • Off-campus students who have been exposed will not be allowed on campus and will be required to self-quarantine as directed by the Wellness Center Greek houses should quarantine when members have been exposed