Pre-College Programs
North Foundation Hall, Room 106
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(248) 370-4455
Fax: (248) 370-4463
8a.m. - 5p.m.

Avondale Residential Program

Avondale Residential Program

For more than fifteen years, the Pre-College Programs staff and OU’s faculty and staff have provided a two day residential program to sixth grade students from the Avondale School district in Auburn Hills.  The program includes academic presentations by OU faculty and staff, a Music, Theatre and Dance event, time in the recreation center, and an overnight stay in the residence hall.  Funding for the program is provided by the school, students and their families. 

Sample Agenda


From the Office of the President:

Dear Reginald,

I have once again received a very complimentary letter about your outstanding contributions to the success of the TEAM USA/OU College Adventure. I appreciate your excellent work to ensure the continued success of this event.

Congratulations on a job well done and keep up the good work.

From Team USA:

Dear Reginald,

There are never enough words to thank you for your leadership in our college adventure! It is obvious that you care deeply about this project because you put in a great amount of time and effort in coordinating the professors, Chrysler, food service, the recreation center and the wonderful mentors who accompany our students. This year’s group of mentors was fantastic! They jumped right in and got directly involved with our sixth graders. They had quite an impact as reflected in our students essays on their Oakland University experience. Oakland University should be very proud of everyone who had a part in this two-day adventure. Professionalism, excellence, humor, and kindness prevailed. Thank you, Reginald, for being a leader to us and a leader to our students. We look forward to working with you next year on our ninth Team USA/OU College Adventure.


Kathy Bommarino
Deb Monteath
Sherry Jacobs
Kristen Little