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Oakland Center

Oakland Center, Suite 151
312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3245

Oakland Center

Oakland Center, Suite 151
312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3245


November 13, 2020 Update:

The Oakland Center will remain open with no change to current hours. In response to classes moving to primarily remote learning, the OC administrative office will begin operating remotely on Monday, November 16, for the remainder of 2020. We will still be answering phone calls and emails during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

In response to the move to remote learning all services will be adjusting operation on Monday, November 16. Please see below for all updates to service hours and open locations. 

October 23, 2020 Update:

Effective Monday, October 26, 2020 the Reflection Room, on the lower level of the OC, will be open. Please be aware of the changes to the room in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Maximum Capacity: Three (3)
  • Time Limit: 20 minutes 
  • Doors will be propped open, not to be closed, during open hours
  • Facial coverings required
  • No outside furniture may be brought into the room; existing furniture has been reduced and spaced our for physical distancing
  • No items may be left behind

All previous room policies are still in place, and posted both outside and inside the room. The OC appreciates your cooperation and support during this time.

The Oakland Center is open for the Fall semester, including all offices and services. Please see below for hours for the Oakland University Credit Union, Barnes and Noble Bookstore, and all food service in the building, including satellite locations.

In an effort to encourage physical distancing, seating in the OC has been reduced and spaced out to accommodate the recommended six feet of separation between individuals. Booths have been reduce to a capacity of two individuals, and open seating has been adjusted to accommodate individual seating at tables to groups up to four people. The OC requires that all guests keep furniture in its place and not move seating or tables. A face covering is required while in all public spaces in the Oakland Center. If you are actively eating you may remove your face covering; but if you are snacking or drinking, you are to keep your face covering on except to take a drink or bite of your snack. Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the building, including near all entrances. Please practice good hygiene and wash your hands regularly.

Fall Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday 
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Hours are subject to change


All service hours are subject to change. Please check back here and visit unit specific websites for any updates.

For information on Oakland University departments housed in the Oakland Center, please visit their specific websites for more information.

Dean of Students Office
Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Division of Student Affairs & Diversity
Gender & Sexuality Center
ID Card Operations
Office for Student Involvement
Student Technology Center

Barnes & Noble at Oakland University
Current Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Oakland University Credit Union
Open until November 17, 2020
Current Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Oakland University Credit Union Oakland Center branch will be closed starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020, and will closed until further notice. The branch located at 3265 Five Points Dr. in Auburn Hills will be open for all of your banking needs. 

Food Service (Oakland Center and Satellite Retail locations)
The following locations are open beginning November 16, 2020:

The Hive (Hillcrest Hall)
Panda Express (OC)
Plum Market Kitchen ft. Zingerman's Coffee - limited operation (OC)
Subway (OC)
Tilly's (Oak View Hall)

Please click here for hours of operation

The following amenities are currently unavailable/closed:

Bear Cave (food, video games, air hockey, pool tables, foosball all closed)
Overlook Lounge