2017 Fall Welcome
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Welcome to Kettering College!
We are so excited to see all our new and returning students at the 2017 Fall Welcome! These days are designed to give Kettering College students the best chance for success while starting the new school year. Take a look at the detailed schedule below for information about the Fall Welcome events. You can also check out our Fall Welcome Facebook event to follow any updates about our upcoming event.
Residence Hall Move-in Day: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
We can’t wait for our residence hall students to arrive on campus and move-in! Students arriving Wednesday are welcome to move in from 10 am to 5 pm. A dinner for students and their families will be held at 5 pm, as well as a residence hall orientation at 5:45 pm.
New Student Welcome: Thursday, August 24, 2017
We are excited to meet all of the new Kettering College students during our New Student Welcome program on Thursday. The opening session, starting at 9 a.m. will be located in the Kettering College gymnasium at 3737 Southern Blvd. Kettering, OH 45429. This is a time for new students to meet their classmates and receive tips on how to be successful in college.
New Student Welcome Schedule
Time Event Group Attending Location 9 - 9:55 a.m. Opening Session All new students Gymnasium 10 - 10:20 a.m. Breakout Session 1 All new students Gymnasium, L-20, and PA Classroom 10:25 - 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2 All new students Gymnasium, L-20, and PA Classroom 10:50 a.m. Giveaways all new students Gymnasium 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Academic Program Session: meet with your department of interest, whether you are already accepted into the program or taking general studies towards acceptance
(PA session open ONLY to students who have a college degree and are completing PA prerequisite courses)
All new students Various Program Locations 11-11:45 a.m. Parents Q&A: Get answers to any unanswered questions about Kettering College at this time Any parents who would like to participate L-16 12 - 1 p.m. Grab & Go Lunch All new students, faculty, and staff Gymnasium 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. During this time, students and parents have an opportunity to finish any other enrollment activities they might need to complete. In the first floor lobby, you will find our KC Hub at the front desk where you can ask any questions you might still need answered, pick up your student ID, or get a campus tour. Also in the lobby is the Bullpen where students and parents can finish registration for classes, have a student ID photo taken and get a parking pass, or visit the financial aid office. Any students not registered Student Services offices 1 - 2:20 p.m. Human Biology Orientation All new Human Biology students G-94 1 - 3 p.m. Respiratory Care Orientation All new Respiratory Care students Respiratory Care lab 7:30 - 4 p.m. Visit the Campus Corner 7:30 am - 4 pm today to purchase any school supplies or medical equipment needed for the year. Located in the tunnel between Kettering College and Kettering Medical Center.
Nursing CPR Training for all BSN-prelicensure and LPN-to-BSN students will be available on Thursday at their assigned time.
NOTE: Online students are invited, but are not required to attend.
Academic Program Welcome: Friday, August 25, 2017
Friday’s sessions are designed for any students that have been accepted into a specific program at Kettering College. There will be an opening session at 8:30 am for all undergraduate students that will be starting their clinical programs. Come meet your clinical leaders and new classmates as you begin the next chapter in your program!
Academic Program Welcome Schedule
Time Event Group Attending Location 8:30 - 9 a.m. Welcome back opening session All undergraduate students in a clinical major Gymnasium 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Occupational Therapy New OTD students Ollie Davis Building, 68 Darst Road, Beavercreek 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Occupational Therapy Returning OTD students Ollie Davis Building, 68 Darst Road, Beavercreek 9 - 10 a.m. Nursing All three-year BSN and LPN-to-BSN students Kettering Adventist Church sanctuary 10:15 - noon Nursing NRSB 301
9 - 11:30 a.m. Radiologic Sciences First-year radiology students G-155 9 - 11:30 a.m. Radiologic Sciences Second-year radiology students G-156 9 - noon Respiratory Care All returning respiratory care students (enrolled in RESB courses) G-121 9 - noon Sonography All sonography sophomores, juniors, and seniors G-32 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Pizza Lunch All students, faculty, and staff Gymnasium 1:15 - 4 p.m. Nursing NRSB 311/312
Student services offices will be open 9-11:30 am and 12:30-2 pm Friday to finalize registration and to answer financial aid questions
Visit the Campus Corner 7:30 am - 4 pm today to purchase any school supplies or medical equipment needed for the year. Located in the tunnel between Kettering College and Kettering Medical Center.
NOTE: Online students are invited, but are not required to attend.
Welcome Weekend Social Events: Friday, August 25 – Sunday, August 27
We will be hosting several opportunities to meet other classmates and to celebrate the start of the school-year during our Welcome Weekend Social Events. We want to kick-off the school year with fun activities for all our students to enjoy. Our wish is that you connect with fellow students and faculty and staff throughout the weekend. All events are FREE and students are encouraged to bring their families!
Weekend Social Events Schedule
Date/Time Event Description Location Friday, August 25
"Collective" Worship Join us for the first Collective of the year - food, connection, and worship hosted by Student LIFE. This is a laid-back worship for students of any denomination who want to talk about Jesus and just relax with other students. You’re invited to dinner at 6 p.m. and worship at 7 p.m. The rest of the evening will be filled with student connection, games, snacks and relaxation. This event is held weekly throughout the school year at various homes in the community. Chaplain Steve’s house, 2408 Rossini Rd, Dayton Saturday, August 26
Student LIFE Study Group worship begins at 10 a.m. at the Kettering Seventh Day Adventist church across the street from the college. Directly after our worship service will be an 11 a.m. group discussion in a classroom next to the sanctuary. Coffee will be served before the worship service, as well as a breakfast served before our student LIFE study.
The worship service and Student LIFE study take place every Saturday morning .
Kettering Adventist Church, 3939 Stonebridge Rd, Kettering Saturday, August 26
Welcome back lunch The Kettering SDA Church is serving a meal to welcome back all the students and their families! Don't worry about contributing any food - just show up and enjoy a free meal provided by the church. Kettering Adventist Church, 3939 Stonebridge Rd. Kettering Saturday, August 26
Scavenger Hunt and Frozen Yogurt at the Greene Join us for photo scavenger hunt all around the Greene and frozen yogurt from Yogurt Mountain! Meet us at 9 p.m. in front of Books & Co. facing the water fountain for a night of adventure! The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Ln, Beavercreek Sunday, August 27
12 - 4 p.m.
Kettering College Carnival A FREE day of fun, for students, faculty and staff, and family to come together and celebrate
the start of the school year! There will be lots of food, and exciting activities (large water slides, dunk tanks, etc.) for all ages.
In front of Kettering College, 3737 Southern Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429 Sunday, August 27
Gospel Fest The Fourth Annual GospelFest, presented by Kettering Health Network, starts with different local/regional groups performing for approximately 20 minutes each on the
Fraze stage. The day caps off with a performance by Tenth Avenue North at 7:30 PM. This event is FREE and open to the public!
Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd, Kettering
To stay informed on all the other social, spiritual, and service events throughout the school year, check out our Student LIFE page!