Smithsonian-featured artist to present OU’s Braun Memorial Lecture

For the 2019 Jean and Fred Braun Memorial Lecture, Oakland University will welcome Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, whose artistic works have been featured in more than 30 museums across North America, including the Smithsonian, the Whitney and the National Gallery of Canada.

New dual degree program combines wellness and health promotion with public health

Oakland University’s School of Health Sciences is rolling out an accelerated program that enables students to earn a bachelor’s in Wellness and Health Promotion and a master’s in Public Health in just five years.

Leader Dogs at OU

On October 10, The Honors College hosted an event in collaboration with Future Leader Dogs at Oakland University and Rochester Hills-based Leader Dogs for the Blind.

New online tool helps students evaluate transfer credits

OU has created a new online database that lists transfer course equivalencies for more than 2,000 schools around the state, nation and world.

Poet, OU lecturer headlines Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading

Dunya Mikhail, internationally celebrated poet and Oakland University special lecturer of Arabic in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, will be the featured poet at this year’s Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading event on October 22 at 5 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Room B. The event is free and open to the public.

OU celebrates Disability Awareness Month

Oakland University will celebrate Disability Awareness Month with a variety of events and activities throughout October.

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Campus Tours


Music, Theatre and Dance Day

October 19

Transfer Student Open House

October 24

Education and Human Services Day

November 9

Pre-Med night

November 14

Friday, October 18, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, October 19, 2019
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday, October 20, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday, October 21, 2019
  • Oakland University cultivates the full potential of a diverse and inclusive community. As a public doctoral institution, we impact Michigan and the world through education, research, scholarship and creative activity.

  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. A public university situated on 1,443 acres, OU spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

  • 143

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 130

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 17

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2019

  • 3.5

    incoming freshmen GPA

  • 15.6%

    increase in overall enrollment in the past decade

  • 810

    international students

  • 106K

    alumni with 72% living in Michigan

  • 18

    NCAA Division I men’s and women’s varsity sports programs

  • 40+

    countries where students are studying abroad

  • 300

    student organizations

  • 3,000

    students who live in on-campus housing (19% of student population)