Student Clubs and Organizations

Kettering University offers students many opportunities to get involved in student government, the performing arts, professional societies, and other clubs and organizations on campus. 

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The club provides a place for people to discuss and participate in activities involving all forms of aircraft and rocketry.

A support group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and questioning students and their friends. GLBT staff and others on campus are always invited to attend events and meetings. ALLIES is about support, help, friendship, caring, and of most value, knowing someone to turn to.

Compete against other teams using airsoft firearms in a safe environment.

Join your fellow students as they watch Japanese animation.

Aquaneers is a scuba diving club. They have meetings throughout the term and events such as their spring dive charter. The club also has pool time in the Recreation Center where participants brush up on their scuba skills when it's too cold outside.

The club promotes an awareness and appreciation of the Asian American experience.

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A club for those who love the sport of baseball.

BUC organizes activities to unify, stimulate, and educate students about African-American awareness and other events.

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The club is dedicated to metal working from the forge, chainmail production and more.

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An interdenominational group that offers students a chance to grow and mature as Christians through a variety of campus activities.

The club focuses on the attributes of Chemical Engineering

The objective of this club is to provide students an opportunity to rock climb at an off-campus facility.

The club is dedicated to the game Cornhole.

Learn how to swing dance or salsa. No experience or partner is required.

The organization prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

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club for those who love the sport of Disc Golf.

The club discusses and strives to understand ethical issues at Kettering and in the world.

The club helps members to learn the art of fencing.

Automotive enthusiasts can participate in a wide range of activities as members of this club. The club concentrates on competitive events, shows, instruction, tools, and facilities.

Team members are responsible for designing and constructing all aspects of the car including frame, suspension, body, engine, drivetrain, electrical systems, and plumbing. The team leader works with the faculty advisor to coordinate the progress of the team over the course of the design and fabrication stages. 

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The Gaming Society holds various matches/tournaments each semester. They play Bridge, Euchre and other card games, role-playing games, board games, Battletech, StarCraft, WarCraft II, and Magic as well as other games.

The club visits a driving range frequently and B-section hosts an alumni/student outing.

The Green Engineering Organization is a club on campus dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and conscientious leadership among the students, staff and faculty of Kettering University, while implementing environmentally friendly practices on the campus and its surrounding area.

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The club enjoys grilling many different types of food as a means of building community within the University.

A support group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and questioning students and their friends. GLBT staff and others on campus are always invited to attend events and meetings. 

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This B Section group is a campus chapter of the Genesee County's Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that builds and improves affordable homes.

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The International Club invites you to learn about history, world views, and culture in a fun and comfortable environment.

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 A club for those who want to learn and practice juggling.

Kettering Entrepreneur Society promotes an entrepreneurial culture at Kettering University based on innovation and social values. The Society offers its membership networking, mentoring and opportunity for developing an entrepreneurial mindset.

The Kettering Student Government consists of a Student Senate, Academic Council, Finance Council, and Operations Council. 

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An organization that works every day to help mentor and guide the community leaders of tomorrow. Their premier mentorship program, leadership training initiatives, and on campus presentations are just some of the ways they give back to the Kettering community.

The team attends conferences at Harvard University and in Chicago where they represent a country at simulations of the United Nations. As a member you can learn about international issues, negotiation skills, public speaking, and foreign policy.

An off-road enthusiasts club promoting responsible four-wheeling and participation in trips to various off-road venues.

NSBE’s mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

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The club informs students of open source software available and provides user support.

Kettering University, the Flint Institute of Arts and Flint Institute of Music have partnered to provide Kettering students with professional fine arts programs. These programs are free to students. Students may participate in:

  • Band
  • Jazz band
  • Piano lessons
  • Guitar lessons
  • Dance lessons

The club provides students the ability to learn about and play paintball.

The Society of Physics Students is a professional association explicitly designed for students. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics.

A club for those interested in plastics. The members study uses for and innovations in plastics.

The organization is for anyone interested in the field of medicine.

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The club runs informally at Kettering's Recreation Center and outdoor track.

Students Association  for Global Engineering. Originally “Engineers Without Borders.”

A club for the discussion and understanding in the atheist, agnostic, humanist, skeptic, and freethought movement.

The purpose of this club is to assist students in developing their ability to play soccer through clinics, scrimmages and sport club matches.

SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of its members in engineering, math, and science. We fulfill our mission by increasing educational opportunities, promoting professional and personal growth, and carrying out our social responsibility to be involved in education, business and government issues. SHPE is open to students of all backgrounds.

Kettering's Society of Women Engineers student chapter strives to promote and support women in engineering through programs and events that encourage professional development, foster interest in engineering among girls, and link collegiate and professional women.

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Kettering’s Baja team designs and builds an offroad vehicle from scratch in the SAE Garage on campus. The students design all the parts and make them by hand to get their vehicle ready for a four-hour endurance race.

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The team starts with a stock snowmobile and retrofits the powertrain to make it more fuel-efficient, have lower emissions and make less noise while keeping it reliable and fun to drive. The Clean Snowmobile competition focuses on conducting high-quality research on methods to reduce snowmobile emissions and sound levels without sacrificing performance. 

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A club for target shooting outside of Trap & Skeet.

The student-produced Kettering University newspaper.

The Trap & Skeet Club exists to promote the sport of competitive shooting.

Bulldog Ultimate is always looking for new players and talented athletes. Practice and pick-up games are 2-3 times a week and committed players attend many tournaments around Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.

WKUF is Kettering's low-power FM campus/community radio station with programs by students, staff and community members.WKUF plays a wide variety of music. Check them out at WKUF 94.3.

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