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There are many programs and events offered by the First Year Advising Center and a variety of campus offices and resources.

College Success Seminar

     Thursday, August 13, 2015
     Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
     Location: Oakland Center
     Cost: FREE!

Congratulations - you did it! Starting college may seem like a big task – but the First Year Advising Center is here to help prepare you to succeed.   At the College Success Seminar, you will participate in a variety of activities that will help you to:  

  • Smoothly transition from high school to college
  • Develop effective time management techniques
  • Improve essential study skills

Be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity today - and register today!

All attendees will receive a FREE water bottle. If you have any questions regarding the seminar, please contact the First Year Advising Center at (248) 370-3227.


Thank you for your interest! Registration is now closed.

Jump Start (For First-Year Students) 2015

Tuesday, September 1
10:30 a.m.- 2:30p.m.
Oakland Center (Banquet Rooms A & B)

"Jump Start" your leadership involvement at OU! Jump Start is a FREE one-day leadership program for first year students to get connected with Oakland University programs and resources.

  • FREE! Lunch and snacks included!
  • Lisa Jesswein, our keynote speaker, will teach you the college skills to be successful!
  • Write a short essay at Jump Start and be entered to win 1 of 3 book scholarships!
  • Meet and greet other first year students- potential new friends and study buddies. Open to all first-year students--commuters included!

For more information about Jump Start click here.

To register for this workshop click here.