Virtual Grad Open House Info

Learn about OU’s world-class graduate degrees, available right in your neighborhood. Each virtual session will provide a program overview, including curriculum, benefits, admission requirements, deadlines and more. Faculty and staff will be ready to answer your questions.

Flu vaccinations more important than ever

The Graham Health Center is again leading the campus effort in providing influenza vaccines to the Oakland University community in hopes for a healthier, happier upcoming flu season. “This year may be our most important year ever for students, faculty and staff to get a flu vaccine,” said Nancy Jansen, nurse practitioner and director of the Graham Health Center. “We are already navigating through COVID-19 and a difficult flu season would only enhance the unique challenges we are facing in 2020.”

Britt Rios-Ellis named Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Following a national search, Oakland University has selected Britt Rios-Ellis to serve as Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost pending Board of Trustees approval. She will begin her appointment on January 4, 2021.

Grizzly Health Squad promotes campus safety amid coronavirus pandemic

The student-driven initiative promotes adherence to “Grizzlies Protect Grizzlies: Healthy Together,” the honor pledge in which OU community members promise to help curb the spread of coronavirus by wearing a face covering, social distancing and maintaining good hygiene.

OU Honors College enrollment surpasses 2,000 students

For the first time in its history, Oakland University’s Honors College has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students.

Homecoming and Reunion Week info

Homecoming and Reunion Week info: October 19-24, 2020 Whether you join us virtually or on campus, we invite you to connect with students, alumni, faculty, staff and families for the 2020 Homecoming and Reunion Week. All events subject to change per university and state guidelines. Please check this website for the most up to date information.

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Grizzlies Protect Grizzlies

COVID-19 Response
Virtual Graduate Open House Series

October 19-23

Virtual Music, Theatre and Dance Day

October 21

Virtual Transfer Student Information Session

October 29

Virtual Education and Human Services Day

November 11

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  • 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)