Directions to Oakland University
FOR GPS DEVICES: The Oakland University campus address is 2200 N Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI 48309. However, to locate specific buildings on campus, please refer to the directional instructions below and/or the campus map for navigating assistance once you arrive on campus.
The OUWB School of Medicine is located in O’Dowd Hall and is identified as building 28 on the campus map. On-campus parking is available free of charge and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking is available directly outside O’Dowd Hall in lot P16 or in the parking structure at P29. The best entrance to access these parking lots is East Oakland Drive off of Walton Blvd. A PDF version of the map is available for your convenience.
OUWB events at Kresge Library: Kresge Library is identified as building 4 on the campus map. Parking is available in lot P36. From Squirrel Road, turn onto Pioneer Drive. Continue to the first stop sign and turn left on Library Drive. Parking lot P36 is the third (last) lot on your right. A PDF version of the map is available for your convenience.
OUWB events at the Oakland Center: The Oakland Center is identified as building 13 on the campus map. We suggest you enter campus from the main entrance at University Drive. At the roundabout, take the second right onto Meadow Brook Road. Parking is available in lot P1 directly across from the Oakland Center.
Visitors may choose to fly into either Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) located in Romulus, MI (approximately 50 miles southwest of Oakland University) or Bishop International Airport (FNT) located in Flint, MI (approximately 40 miles north of Oakland University).
Ground Transportation & Car Rental Agencies
Both Detroit Metro and Bishop International Airports have car rental agencies and ground transportation vendors on site.
Special Rates: Starting at $135 for round trip transportation to and from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). Call (248) 224-2037 to book a reservation. Ask for the Oakland University rates.
- DAS Transportation
Special Rates: $137 for round trip transportation to and from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and $148 for Bishop International Airport (FNT). Email DAS Transportation at email@example.com or call (248)
790-4334 to book a reservation. Ask for the Oakland University rates.
- Metro Cars
Special Rates: $196 ($98 each way, not including gratuity) for round trip airport transportation. They accept cash or credit as forms of payment, which can be given directly to your driver. Call (734) 946-5700 to make a reservation.
Student Host Program
The Medical Student Government offers a student-run host program as one option for lodging while you are in town. Assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please visit the student host program web site for more information.
We are pleased to provide the following options for lodging while you are visiting our campus. The establishments listed below offer special rates for OUWB School of Medicine visitors and are within minutes of the OUWB School of Medicine.
- Courtyard by Marriott Bloomfield Hills/Pontiac 3555 Centerpoint Parkway Pontiac, MI 48341
Special Rates: $66.00 per night plus applicable taxes (includes breakfast) Reservation Instructions: Click to reserve a room at the special rates . For $20 more per night, you will receive daily round-trip SHUTTLE SERVICE to/from Oakland University (please be advised that the shuttle leaves the hotel promptly at 7:30 a.m. and arrives at OU for pickup at 5:15 p.m.). You must email your confirmation number to firstname.lastname@example.org to make shuttle arrangements.
- Hawthorn Suites - Auburn Hills 1650 N. Opdyke Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Special Rates: $65 per night plus applicable taxes. Further discounts available for extended stays. Reservation Instructions: Enter the code LKM4 under Special Rates and Codes to access the Oakland University rates.
We encourage you to dress for the weather! We will be taking a tour of campus which involves some outdoor walking. Local Weather Forecast for Rochester, MI