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First Year Advising Center
121 North Foundation Hall
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Orientation & New Student Programs
105 North Foundation Hall
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

First Year Advising Center Workshops

There are many programs and events offered by the First Year Advising Center and a variety of campus offices and resources. Topics covered in the workshops include: time management, study skills and tips, preparation for your future career, a relaxing techniques.

Click on a heading below to view details for events including dates, times and locations.

Workshops
Academic Success Workshops

Repeating A Course?
 Let Us Help You!

Monday, January 12, 2015
3-4:30 p.m.
Lake Michigan, Oakland Center


Presented by: First Year Advising Center and Possibilitarians 

Register for this workshop to learn how to create an action plan to succeed at repeating a course and the policies and procedures that could affect you.


Roadblocks to Academic Success
(Choose one session)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from noon - 1 p.m.
308 Pawley Hall 

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
302 Pawley Hall

Presented By: Jason Pennington and Krista Malley

What blocks academic success in college? Time? Money? Preparation? Attend this session to learn about roadblocks and strategies to be successful in your academics. 

Register for this workshop today! If you have any questions, contact Deb Wheeler at djwheeler@oakland.edu.


This is A Test...This Is Only A Test (Actually it's A Workshop)
(Choose one session)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from noon - 1 p.m. 308 Pawley Hall 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
302 Pawley Hall 

Presented By: April Thomas Powell and Graham Counseling Center Intern

This program will focus on test anxiety and is geared towards students wanting to find ways to maximize their anxiety in order to be more effective on their tests. 

*Relax and reserve your space today! If you have any questions, contact Deb Wheeler at djwheeler@oakland.edu.

Making Strides
(Choose one session)

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from noon - 1 p.m.
308 Pawley Hall

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
302 Pawley Hall

Presented By: Krista Malley
You're making strides in your degree requirements and more than half-way through the winter semester! Attend this session to gain insight on ways to engage more in your major that will help you stand out among the crowd when you graduate. 
*Relax and reserve your space today! If you have any questions, contact Deb Wheeler at djwheeler@oakland.edu.


Keeping it Together; Duct Tape, WD-40 and Other Useful Tools To Cope With Stress
(Choose one session)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from noon - 1 p.m.
308 Pawley Hall

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
302 Pawley Hall

Presented By: Dr. Terry Dibble

This interactive session will provide students with tools they can take away and immediately use in their academic career. Problem solving and time management skills will be the focus. 

*Relax and reserve your space today! If you have any questions, contact Deb Wheeler at djwheeler@oakland.edu.



School of Business Administration

Explore Business Majors

Students are invited to explore professional possibilities in the nine business majors available at Oakland University's business school. In speed-networking style, you will meet with employers who are professionals in the field, as well as faculty, staff and current students in each major to:
  • Learn about career paths within the major
  • Discover the hard and soft skills needed for success
  • Understand the projected job growth and trends in the field
  • Network
  • Get a FREE meal
Space is limited. Reserve your spot at one or more of these events at oakland.edu/business/undergrad

Accounting & Finance Day
Thursday, January 29, 5-6:30 p.m.
224 Elliott Hall

Management & Marketing Day
Tuesday, February 3, 5-6:30 p.m.
224 Elliott Hall

Actuarial Science & Economics Day
Thursday, February 5, 5-6:30 p.m.
224 Elliott Hall

Management Information Systems & Operations Management Day
Tuesday, February 10, Noon-1:30 p.m.
224 Elliott Hall