College Day Program

The College Day program is designed for pre-college students as an introduction to higher education. Students spend a day visiting Oakland University in order to learn about the feasibility of higher education and to meet faculty, staff and students. The program can include many or all of the features below. Please feel free to review a sample agenda.

Highlights Include:

Academic and Career Explorations

Academic presentations provided by various professional schools and academic departments at Oakland University.

 Informational Programs

Informational sessions in critical areas such as admissions and financial aid are presented to students.

Campus Tours

Program mentors accompany students, familiarizing them with Oakland University’s campus.

Lunch in Vandenberg Dining Center

This cafeteria-style dining facility offers a wide variety of all-you-can-eat menu options in a comfortable and convenient location.

Recreational Activities

Amenities include a 50-meter pool, racquetball/squash courts, gymnasium, table tennis and strength/cardiovascular training equipment.

 

In six years, 39 schools have participated and over 4600 students have visited Oakland University.

If interested in scheduling a College Day Visit, please contact the Pre-College Programs department at 248-370-4455.

Year

Participating Schools

 

Number of Students

2013

Central Michigan University

67

Cleveland Elementary School

60

Detroit Junior Fire Cadets

39

Duke Ellington

54

Eppler Junior Utica

50

FLICS Academy

40

G2G9

124

Great Lakes Academy

20

Nsoroma Academy

40

Oak Park Freshmen Institute

70

PMS

172

UofM Dearborn

10

Waterford ACE program

104

Total - 13 Schools

 

850 Students

2012

Central Michigan University

112

Chandler Park Academy

100

Detroit Junior Fire Cadets

46

Detroit School of Arts East

70

Duke Ellington

15

G2G9

120

Oak Park Freshmen Institute

90

OPPA

147

Pontiac Middle School

189

Riverside Prep Middle School

13

Waterford ACE Program

210

Total - 11 Schools

 

112 Students

2011

9 Schools

720 Students

2010

16 Schools

1334 Students

2009

4 Schools

202 Students

2008

6 Schools

538 Students

Total

6 years

39 Schools

4606 Students