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Join honorary chairs Jacqueline Long, SON '81, OU Board of Trustees 2004-12, and Joseph Angileri, SBA '80, president and COO, Compuware Corporation for a weekend of fun and friends. Highlighted below are a few Homecoming 2013 events that may be of interest to alumni. Please visit to view the full Homecoming Weekend schedule.


Friday, January 26, 2013
Alumni Welcome Reception
5-8 p.m.
Meadow Brook Hall
Join fell Oakland University alumni during this elegant evening reception at the "home" of OU, Meadow Brook Hall. Enjoy appetizers and a cash bar while reconnecting with friends and former classmates. Tours of the Hall will also be available. This event is free, but space is limited, so register now. Attire for this adult reception is business casual.
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Saturday, January 26, 2013
Campus Open Houses

Various times and locations
Haven't been back to campus lately? Learn what your college or school has been up to at various open houses to be held throughout the day on Saturday. Stop by to see old friends, your former professors and school or college dean.  Details for each open house are available on the homecoming website.

Human Relations Award Recipients and Board of Trustees Student Liaison Reunion
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Oakland Center, Heritage and Oakland Rooms
Recipients of the Human Relations Award and OU students who served as liaisons to the Board of Trustees are invited back to campus for a first-ever reunion to get reacquainted with one another and OU.

Young Alumni, Fraternities and Sororities Alumni Reunion, and Varsity O Reunion Tailgate Party

1-4:30 p.m.
P16 Parking Lot

What's a Homecoming game without a tailgate? Enjoy delicious tailgate food and friendly fun while reuniting with friends.
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Center for Multicultural Initiatives and Black Alumni Social
1-4:30 p.m.
Oakland Center, Gold Rooms
Members of the Oakland University Black Alumni Chapter and friends are invited to participate in this social to reconnect with one another while participating in the numerous Homecoming activities on campus.

OU Alumni Association Family Festival

2-4:30 p.m.
Campus Recreation Center
This family-friendly event is an annual favorite. Enjoy inflatable attractions like the bounce house and bungee run, get your black and gold on at the face-painting booth, and fill up on a tailgate-style food buffet. Spread throughout the lower level of the Recreation Center, the OUAA Family Festival is free to attend and registration is not required.

OU Men's Basketball Game

5-7 p.m.
Athletics Center O'rena
Gather your Grizzly spirit to cheer on the OU men's basketball team as it hosts Summit League rival Western Illinois University. Mitten toss at halftime; bring mittens to donate. All mittens will go to homeless shelters. To purchase tickets, please visit or call (248) 370-4000.


Women's basketball game vs. North Dakota State University
January 12 2 p.m. at the O'rena
The Awareness Without Fear Game will be a benefit to raise funds, support and awareness for HAVEN and CARE House of Oakland County.
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Grizzly Getaways Travel Presentation

January 16 5:30 p.m.
Oakland Center Heritage Room
Learn about upcoming trips to Scotland, New England and Beijing.
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Package and Promote Your Personal Brand Career Webinar
February 5 12:30 p.m. EST
Presented by Denise Anne Taylor, CAS '91
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2013 Winter College February 14-17 Bonita Springs, Florida
Join President Gary Russi and fellow OU alumni and friends in southwest Florida at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa for our Winter College Weekend.
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College of Arts and Sciences

Kresge Library

Lifelong Learning
OU William Beaumont School of Medicine


School of Business Administration

School of Education and
Human Services
School of Engineering and Computer Science

School of Health Sciences

School of Nursing

The Honors College



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