Four Day Orientation

Our Orientation program is designed to provide new students with information and social opportunities to assist in a smooth transition to Kettering University.

The mandatory program is called COMPASS, Campus Orientation Meetings to Prepare for Academic and Social Success, and takes place on campus during the four days before the first day of class in each section. (Students starting in January and April attend orientation the Friday before classes begin.) 

Summer A-Section Orientation: July 7-10, 2016
Fall B-Section Orientation: September 29-October 2, 2016
Winter A-Section Orientation: January 6, 2017

View the latest orientation schedule.

Camp Compass Leadership Camps

Camp Compass is an optional 2.5 day off-campus leadership development camp. Upper-class student leaders teach problem-solving and team building skills.

Summer A-Section:  July 4 - 6
Fall B-Section: Sept. 26-28

For more information contact:

Deborah Stewart
Director of Student Life Programs
3-120 Campus Center
1-800-955-4464 ext. 9679

Math Placement Examination

The Mathematics Placement Examination is for new freshmen and new transfer students entering Kettering University. University policy states that all entering students who have not received transfer credit or Advance Placement credit for the first calculus course, MATH-101, are required to take the MP Exam. Kettering offers this Exam on-line for students to take before the start of their 1st term. Visit the Math Placement Examination page for exam instructions.

Honors Calculus II is available to those students who qualify.