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Office of Student Engagement


Campus Life

As a Delta College student, you're encouraged to explore new horizons for learning and personal growth. Delta organizes numerous activities and oversees various student clubs that can help you meet people with similar interests and discover a new world of opportunity. There's something for everyone, experience the many educational and cultural activities available through Delta's Student & Civic Engagement Office.

Another way to get involved is to cheer on the mighty Pioneers at athletic events. Delta College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Eastern Conference of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. Delta College has women's softball, volleyball, and basketball and men's soccer and basketball teams. 

Delta College also offers recreational opportunities such as basketball, volleyball, swimming, jogging, weight lifting, racquetball, tennis, aerobics, yoga, Pilates, soccer and more. Delta College's Fitness and Recreation Center features a pool, weight and cardio rooms, gyms and racquetball courts.

The Department of Public Safety keeps our campus a safe and secure environment. For your personal safety, our police officers are trained in emergency response and First Aid. You can also request an escort to your vehicle, help with jumping a car battery or assistance retrieving locked-in keys.


FREE HIV Testing

Thursday, November 5 & 19, 2015

1pm-3pm @ Main Campus

Delta College will be offering free, confidential human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for students and the general public. Testing dates this year are as follows: D102- Counseling- Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. We are now using the OraQuick HIV mouth swab test with results in 20 minutes while the student waits. November 5---November 19---December 3---December 17 Posters in Counseling will explain the new testing. It’s over 99% accurate. There is no need for a second appointment as students will receive their results at the end of the 30minute testing/counseling session. For more information about this event, contact Counseling/Advising & Career Services at (989) 686-9330.

Financial Literacy Week

Monday, November 9 @ Main Campus

Check out Founder’s Hall from 11:30am-12:30pm for a slideshow on how to have fun without killing your pocketbook!

Healthy Meals on a Dime w/Peggy Barber: 11am-11:45am in E110

Veterans Services will provide information on Financial Planning, the GI Bill, and more in room E112

Tuesday, November 10 @ Main Campus

Tom Coates with the Auto Tech department will provide a session on DIY Auto Maintenance from 12pm-1pm in MWNG

Wednesday, November 11 @ Main Campus

The Financial Aid office will give tips and tricks for Financial Aid from 11am-1pm in E112

Wildfire Credit Union will be on campus on the lower mezzanine from 11am-1pm to provide students with information on banking, saving, and other financial topics

Learn how to prepare for the upcoming tax season with Greg Hubner from 2pm-3pm in

Thursday, November 12 @ Main Campus

Check out Founder’s Hall from 11:30am-12:30pm for a slideshow on how to have fun without killing your pocketbook!

Tom Coates with the Auto Tech department will provide tips for buying a used car from 12pm-1pm in NWNG

Join Wanigas Credit Union for a FREE presentation and handouts about the basics of budgeting from 11am-12pm in N007 (near the Red Brix)

Home Depot will be on the mezzanine from 10am-2pm to provide students with tips and demonstrations about how to save money while keeping your home ward through the winter

Upcoming Athletic Home Games—come out and support your fellow Pioneers!!!

Half off admission with your Delta student ID!!

Upcoming Home Games:

November 14 @ 1pm – Women’s basketball vs. Mid-Michigan

November 14 @ 3pm – Men’s basketball vs. Mid-Michigan

December 2 @ 5pm – Women’s basketball vs. Kellogg

December 3 @ 7pm – Men’s basketball vs. Sienna Heights  

For more information, contact Sylvia George at (989) 686-9865

President’s Speaker Series

Lou Kasischke

Monday, November 9, 2015

10am @ Main Campus – Lecture Theater

Near the top of Mt. Everest, on May 10, 1996, eight climbers died. It was the most historic tragedy in the mountain’s history. Delta alumni Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before. Kasischke was a consultant on the major motion picture “Everest,” released this fall. Hear his story of loss and resilience, featured in his award-winning memoir, “After the Wind.” The presentation is free and open to the community.

For more information or for disability-related accommodations, please contact Barb Handley-Miller at 989-686-9198.

Change Your World Week

November 9-13, 2105 @ Main Campus

Change Your World Week is designed to empower students to become co-creators in the kind of community in which they want to live. For four days, the halls of Delta College will be lined with students raising awareness about issues they care about and providing participants a way to take action. Students will be challenged to become aware of how issues impact their lives and then become empowered to do something, taking such actions as signing a petition, sending a letter to their lawmaker, or voting in the next election.

Tuesday, November 10 will feature the Human Library in Founders Hall from 11am-2pm.

Wednesday, November 11 will feature Student Speakers’ Corner in the EWNG student lounge from11am-1pm.

For more information or to get involved, contact Lisa Lawrason (ext. 9509, This event is sponsored by The Democracy Commitment at Delta College.

Pizza with Public Safety

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

2 Sessions:

11:30am-12pm &12pm-1pm @ Main Campus – N012 (near Bookstore)

Come get a free slice of pizza and enjoy lunch with Chief of Public Safety, Officer Battinkoff. Learn about all the services provided by DCPS.

Veteran’s Day Events

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

10am-3pm @ Main Campus

Main Corridor by B-Wing (hosted by Delta College Military Association): 

Test your military knowledge by spinning the Trivia Wheel

Get your Support Ribbon by writing down a name of a Veteran you know

Student Veteran Center – West Courtyard Lower Level (A-003):

Veterans/Dependents are welcome to stop by for treats as a small token of our appreciation

Northwest Main Hall Display Case:

Stop by to see an exquisite display of military memorabilia donated by Mel Smith of the Michigan Traveling Military Museum

Founder’s Hall Slide Show (by library):

Swing by to view a brief slide show highlighting military service dating back to the Civil War.

For more information, please call Delta College Veteran Services at 686-9465.

Free PC Clinic

Friday, November 13 & 20, 2015

11am-2pm @ Main Campus – K110

Diagnose your computer’s problem, correct system errors, run virus/spyware scans, correct hardware issues and evaluate PC upgrades. Service will be provided for the first 15 computers. Diagnosis and repair may take two to three hours. Preference will be given to those that arrive between 11am and noon. Services are provided by the Delta College ITS (Information Technology and Security) Computer Club Students. Under the supervision of Cynthia Douse, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Info Tech. For more information call 989-686-9069.

Academic Open House

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

5pm-7pm @ Main Campus

If you’re new to Delta and would like some more information about all of the great things that Delta has to offer, we encourage you to attend the Academic Open House! There will be tours of campus, refreshments, and info sessions. You can also meet faculty, other students, and staff. If you know someone who is interested in attending Delta, please let them know about this great opportunity to learn more about our campus. For more information, please contact the Counseling and Advising Office at (989) 686-9330.

NOVEMBER 25 – 27, 2015


Delta College 3rd Annual Blanket Project

Tuesday, December 1 and Thursday, December 3, 2015

11am-2pm @ Main Campus Commons (Near Red Brix)

The Greater Delta College Community is partnering with the Great Lakes Bay Region CAN Council (Child Abuse & Neglect) to make the holidays a little brighter for a group of young people in our area. Community members, students, staff and faculty will make blankets for kids being supported by the CAN Council’s Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program. CASA-trained volunteers serve as the voice for children who have endured child abuse.  Our goal is to that all 70 CASA kids receive a blanket at their December Christmas party!  Please join the Blanket Brigade!

Here’s how you can help…

Donate $25 to cover the cost of a no-sew fleece blanket. Checks should be made payable to “C.A.N. Council” with “Blanket Project” written in the subject line.  Checks and cash may be sent via campus mail to Sharon Bernthal (S211). Please include return address information.

Purchase and donate two coordinating cuts (2 yds. each) of fleece.

Purchase, cut, tie, and donate finished blanket and deliver it to Student & Civic Engagement in A-003.

Donate Jo-Ann Fabric coupons.  Coupons are available in weekend newspapers and at  Send coupons via campus mail to Sharon Bernthal (S211).

To learn more about your local C.A.N. Council and the CASA program:

visit to help stop child abuse!

Questions about the project or interested in helping?

Please contact Janina Countegan for more information.

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