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The Honors College

Oak View Hall, Room 210
509 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4450
Fax: (248) 370-4479

The Honors College

Oak View Hall, Room 210
509 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4450
Fax: (248) 370-4479

Honors college adviser and dean speaking to two students in an office


HC students are given a distinct path towards excellence in any degree. The advising team in the Honors College works to combine your major requirements with those in the HC to help you get the most out of your college experiences.

HC Advising Team

Anne Jackson: Honors Advising Coordinator:
Anne Holtvluwer: Academic Adviser:
Jenna Przeslawski: Academic Adviser:

*Honors College Student Handbook

HC Peer Advisers

Announcing our new Honors College Peer Advisers for Winter semester, 2018!

Gabriella Carr
Diana Ethaiya
Sean Foe
Abby Hein
Lea Herweyer
Allison Mercer
Dayna Tan

HC Peer Advisers are available to support you in your Honors College journey! Please note the following schedule and feel free to drop in for a visit! We have listed the majors of the Peer Advisers in case you would like to speak to someone following a particular academic program, but you can feel free to speak to any of our Peer Advisers about general information! You may chat with a Peer Adviser as well!

Follow the directions below to chat with an experienced student during Peer Advising hours:

  1. Go to the Oakland University homepage and click on Webmail at the top.
  2. Sign-in to your account using your NetID and password.
  3. In the bottom left, click the plus sign (+) next to your name.
  4. In the search box of the pop-up window, type '' and click on the name below.
  5. A text box will pop up at the right of your screen - ask us anything!

Winter, 2018 Peer Adviser Office Hours - Due to special events, schedules may change occasionally, therefore, please call ahead if coming from off campus to ensure the Peer Adviser is available.

Monday: 12-1 (Criminal Justice and Sociology)

Monday: 1-2 (Cinema Studies)

Tuesday: 12-1 (Biomedical Sciences)

Tuesday: 2-3 (English)

Wednesday: 1-2 (Linguistics)

Wednesday: 4-5 (Biology)

Thursday: 1:30-2:30 (Spanish & 3-Science minor)


Please call the Honors College to schedule an appointment with an adviser at 248-370-4450. We are happy to help. If you would like to schedule your appointment with a particular adviser, feel free to request that person. Calling us to schedule is the easiest way, however, you may also email an adviser directly to request your appointment if you prefer!

Please remember that HC students are required to meet with an Honors College Academic Adviser at least once per year to maintain good standing in the HC. This helps to ensure you are on track to graduate and will be following the most beneficial HC Program Plan for you, related to your major.

Good Standing in the Honors College

HC Academic Advising is crucial to your success. Our goal is to assist you in reaching your goals, whatever those goals might be! We will help you identify the most beneficial, efficient combination of Honors College coursework that will integrate seamlessly into your chosen major. We will reach out to you for suggestions and assistance whenever necessary, including offering workshops and seminars. We will also congratulate your achievements every step of the way! Please note the following guidelines for maintaining good standing for the HC:

  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA (Required GPA to graduate as an HC student)
  • Meet with HC Academic Adviser at least once each year
  • Complete 10 hours of community service each year
  • Attend one HC Event each year
  • Attend one session (fall or winter) of Research and Scholarship Day each year

Students must maintain Good Standing and update HC activity in their e-space account yearly. See forms/links on e-space.