Undergraduate Admissions
North Foundation Hall, Room 101
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
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(800) OAK-UNIV
(248) 370-3360
visit@oakland.edu

Office Hours
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Deadlines & Important Dates

Please find your student type below for more information regarding application deadlines and important dates to consider. For more specific information about your application process, follow the links in the left-hand navigation on this page.

Freshman Students
To be considered for our automatic, merit-based scholarships, you must complete your application no later than:
  • Fall semester —  March 1 of your senior year
Otherwise, our application deadlines are as follows:
  • Fall semester — by August 1
  • Winter semester — by December 1
  • Summer I session — by April 1
  • Summer II session — by June 1
Also be sure to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 of your senior year in order to be considered for need-based aid.

Transfer Students
To be considered for our automatic, merit-based scholarships, you must complete your application no later than:
  • Fall semester —  August 1
  • Winter semester —  December 1
Otherwise, our application deadlines are as follows:
  • Fall semester — by August 1
  • Winter semester — by December 1
  • Summer I session — by April 1
  • Summer II session — by June 1
Also be sure to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 of the year you plan to attend OU in order to be considered for need-based aid.

International Students
International students may apply online up to 12 months before you would like to begin classes. If you are seeking (or have) an F-1 or J-1 visa you are also required to submit an  international supplemental application. Please submit your application for the desired term by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester — by July 1
  • Winter semester — by November 1
  • Summer semester — by March 1

Post-Undergraduate Students
Students seeking a second undergraduate degree, or those who have already completed their bachelor's degree but wish to pursue additional undergraduate coursework, must apply by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester — by August 1
  • Winter semester — by December 1
  • Summer semester — by April 1
Second degree students should be sure to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 of the year you plan to attend OU in order to be considered for need-based aid. Post-baccalaureate students not pursing a full degree do not qualify for financial aid.

Guest Students
Guest students should submit the Michigan Uniform Undergraduate Guest Application to Undergraduate Admissions by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester — by August 1
  • Winter semester — by December 1
  • Summer I session — by April 1
  • Summer II session — by June 1

Dual Enrollment
High school students who wish to pursue courses at OU should submit the  dual-enrollment application and a high school transcript to Undergraduate Admissions by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester — by August 1
  • Winter semester — by December 1
  • Summer I session — by April 1
  • Summer II session — by June 1

Non-Matriculating Students
Non-matriculating students (also known as non-degree seeking) must submit their application by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester — by August 1
  • Winter semester — by December 1
  • Summer I session — by April 1
  • Summer II session — by June 1

Readmission
Any student who has been absent from the university for six or more years, or who has been dismissed for unsatisfactory academic progress, must apply for readmission. The readmission application and any applicable transcripts from other institutions must be submitted to Undergraduate Admissions by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester entry — by July 1
  • Winter semester entry — by November 1
  • Summer semester entry — by March 1

Community College Partnership Programs
Students interested in a Community College Partnership Program must either  apply or complete an opt-in form by the following deadlines:
  • Fall semester — by July 1
  • Winter semester — by October 1
  • Summer semester — by April 1
Students wishing to opt-out of a Community College Partnership Program must submit an opt-out form by those dates as well.