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Kettering University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Archives and Patent Collection; Kettering/ GMI Alumni Foundation Collection of Industrial History;

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 128,500 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,200 current serial subscriptions.
  • 35,000 microforms.
  • 780 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Richard P. Scharchburg Archives; Humanities Art Center and Gallery; Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory; Biomedical Research and Design Laboratory; Mechatronics Laboratory; Center for Fuel Cell Systems and Powertrain Integration (to be completed by December 2004).

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 450 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, alumni network, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 48% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 65% of housing units are Singles.
  • 35% of housing units are Apartments.

Room Accessories

  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 40% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Back Parties; Carnival Games; Car Shows; Midnight Breakfasts. Many industry leaders and innovators visit Kettering each year to meet with students for formal presentations and informal discussion.
  • Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 52 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Tau Beta Pi (Engineering); Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering); Delta Epsilon Chi (Leadership); Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering); Gamma Mu Iota (Manufacturing Engineering); Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE); Management Honor Society; Kappa Mu Epsilon (Mathematics); Order of Omega (Greek Letter Org. Leadership); Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman); Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering); Robots Society (Leadership); Sigma Alpha Chi (Management); Sigma Phi Iota (Student Activities)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ; Christians in Action
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Club; Asian American Association; Black Unity Congress; National Society of Black Engineers; National Society of Hispanic Engineers; India Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Amateur Radio, Electronics & Computer Club; American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Club; Aquaneers (scuba); Baseball Club; Blades/TriBe (skating); Cliffhangers/Rock Climbing; Cycling; Entrepreneurship Club; Firebirds (car) Club; Gaming Society (Card, Board and Computer); GMTE (Student Government); Hockey Club; Karate Club; Kickboxing Club; LaCrosse Club; Mudboggers/Off-Road Club; Outdoors Club; Physics Club; Programming Society (KUPS); Soccer Club; Trap & Skeet Club; Volleyball Club. Professional Societies: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Project Vehicle Teams (6); American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics; American Marketing Asssociation; American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); American Society of Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRE); Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers; Institute of Induistrial Engineers; Socieity of Automotive Engineers; Society of Physics; Society of Manufacturing Engineers; Society of Women Engineers.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Technician (four to six issues per term)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Detroit (80), Flint (4)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Flint (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Flint (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 6% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,050
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 11 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 40% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses
  • 33% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other






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