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Want a Peek at Your Future at Kettering? Plan a Visit to Our Campus

Impressive, top-notch research labs. Our 70,000-square-foot Connie and Jim John Recreation Center. A residence facility with two courtyards, multiple lounges, a kitchen, computer labs, a gaming area and more. Make a plan to visit campus to see all of this and more — inside and outside of the classroom — at Kettering University.

At Kettering, we prepare students like you for extraordinary lives of service and leadership. Here, you’ll find the perfect combination of state-of-the-art facilities and rigorous degree programs in business, engineering, mathematics and science — and Kettering’s unmatched experiential learning opportunities.

Upcoming Featured Event

STEM Olympiad

October 7, 2023

Open to High School students in grades 9 - 12

The STEM Olympiad is a competition open to all 9th - 12th grade high school students. Students will demonstrate their problem-solving ingenuity and creative math skills to solve puzzles featuring the STEM disciplines: science, technology, engineering, and math. Individual competitors can earn a $2,500-$5,000 per year scholarship, and the Grand Prize winner will earn a full-tuition scholarship to use towards their Undergraduate degree at Kettering University!

Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Check-in
9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. - Welcome
9:55 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Move to Founders Room
10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Part I of the STEM Olympiad (Students only)
10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Admissions Info Session, Student Speaker (Parents only)
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch
12:45 p.m. -1:00 p.m. - Break
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Part II of the STEM Olympiad (Students only)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - No scheduled programming for Parents
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Solution Session
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Group Tours (Optional)

**Schedule subject to change

No fee to participate

Register Today

Check Us Out: Campus Tours, University Open House and More

From campus tours to university open houses, you have plenty of options to visit campus when it fits your schedule.

Daily Campus Tours

Take a walking university tour to explore campus with a current Kettering student and meet with an admissions counselor. These campus tours are held on weekdays and last about two hours.

Virtual Campus Tours from Wherever You Are

If you’re short on time or need to visit campus from home, we encourage you and your family to see everything Kettering has to offer through a virtual campus tour.

Through our virtual campus tours, our Welcome Center team will help you arrange meetings with faculty members and admissions representatives so you can learn more about our programs, labs and other facilities, no matter where you are.

Discover Kettering University Open Houses

Whether you’re a prospective high school junior or senior, or you’re interested in transferring to Kettering from another institution, our university open houses offer myriad opportunities to visit campus.

Through our Discover Kettering University Open Houses, you’ll have chances to engage and connect with current students, faculty and staff, learn more about our renowned cooperative education model and explore all that Kettering has to offer through campus tours of our laboratories, classrooms, residence hall and more.

Bulldog Preview Days

Looking for a more interactive university tour at Kettering? Our Bulldog Preview Days are an excellent opportunity to learn more about our admissions process and Co-op program. You will have lunch at Battenburg Café with faculty, staff, and current students. During a portion of the lunch, there will be an optional student panel. Students will get hands-on experience in a lab, and parents will learn more about financing a college education. You will end the day with a guided tour of our campus.

Schedule of Events

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Check-in
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Admissions and Co-op Presentations
11:25 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Students: Hands-on Lab Activity
  Parents: How to Finance a College Education & Academic Success Center Info
12:20 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch at Battenburg Café
12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Student Panel
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Guided Campus Tour


Explore What Sets Us Apart With an In-Person or Virtual Campus Tour









At Kettering, our academic programs are nationally known for helping students like you find success no matter your interests or passions, from business to engineering. To help you gain the skills and knowledge you need at Kettering, you’ll study in a historic academic building, practice and hone your skills in state-of-the-art labs, play and move in our rec center and more. 

Here are just a handful of things you’ll explore through a university tour: 

  • Impressive, well-equipped labs: From our Autonomous & Connected Mobility Lab to our Crash Safety Center, we have several lab spaces you can explore during a campus tour. Take a look inside the spaces where you’ll learn about the latest in technology as you use it.
  • Private rec center: From intramural sports to weights and fitness classes, you’ll find several opportunities for teamwork and exercise in our Connie and Jim John Recreation Center.
  • Free time features: At Kettering, we know that the things you do outside of academics can shape your life just as much as your studies. When you take a university tour, not only will you visit our labs and classrooms, but you’ll also see our students hanging out in d.spaces, playing sports, exercising and more.

Visit Campus: The Logistics

As you plan to visit campus, there are some details you’ll want to know before you go. From locating the Academic Building and the FIRST Robotics Community Center to a place to grab a bite and where to park, we have you covered.

Prepare For Your Future. Plan to Visit Campus Now.