The list of academic options at Oakland University is constantly
growing. OU currently offers more than 120 undergraduate degrees
and more than 120 graduate and certificate options. Students have
the opportunity to participate in high-level research as early as
their freshman year.
Check out Oakland University's admissions sites for application
guidelines, academic programs and information on how to pay for
your education. Sign up to visit OU for a campus tour or admissions
event geared toward you. Apply online today at oakland.edu/apply —
From important registration reminders to daily events, stay focused on the
finish line while getting the most out of your educational experience.
More than 200 active student organizations take learning to a new level,
while student service offices are here to help you succeed.
Over 100,000 alumni proudly call OU their alma mater. Upon graduation, you will
automatically be welcomed as a member of Oakland University's very active Alumni
Association. Alumni stay connected through networking, volunteering and mentorship
Nearly half a million people visit campus each year to explore OU's cultural icons,
such as the home to OU's founder, our very own National Historic Landmark. Be
inspired by guest speakers from around the world, or awed by artwork, student,
faculty and guest performances.
Your gift matters! Contributions from alumni and friends create
opportunities that prepare Oakland University students to be leaders.
Support the OU Fund (the area of greatest need), scholarships, athletics,
the library, Meadow Brook Hall, or one of the hundreds of other areas that
make Oakland unique.
The Grizzlies' growing Division I athletics program is a member of the Horizon
League, one of the NCAA's top performing leagues. Athletes can also be found in
dozens of club and intramural sports, or playing recreational games of disc or
ball golf on one of OU's courses.
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Writing Excellence Awards 2016
As an undergraduate student currently enrolled at Oakland University, you are invited to submit your writing for the Writing Excellence Awards sponsored by the Department of Writing and Rhetoric. The current competition covers Winter, Summer and Fall 2015.
Papers are accepted in eight categories:
First Year Writing (WRT 102, 150, or 160)
Category 1: Rhetorical Essay (Rhetorical Analysis)
Upper-level WRT or Writing Intensive
Category 6: Professional Writing
Category 8: Reflective Project
Recommended Submission Periods
First Place: $100
Second Place: $75
Third Place: $50
Complete and submit the form below. Remove your name and your instructor’s name from the project and send an electronic copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, type Writing Excellence 2016.