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Welcome! We hope this information helps you understand the comprehensive benefits package Oakland University offers. Everything in this section summarizes your OU benefits, and official benefit documents govern your benefits.

If there are any inconsistencies between the information in these reference pages and the benefit documents provided by our carriers, the carrier documents will prevail.

2015 Benefits Online Open Enrollment
is November 5 - Friday, November 21.
NOTICES
EMPLOYEE
DISCOUNTS

Many of Oakland University's business partners offer OU employees a discount on their products and services.

AT&T
Select from discounted wireless services and equipment offers available to you with AT&T Premier as an Oakland University employee.
 Sprint  OU Discount of 15%. Contact Charlie Osterman at Charles.M.Osterman@Sprint.com
Verizon Wireless Start by entering your OU email address at Verizon's website. The OU discount is 15%.
Apple Education Pricing
Faculty and staff of K-12 schools, as well as college students, professors, faculty, and staff, can take advantage of special pricing on Mac computers and Apple software for both individual and institutional use. 
Journey Ed Educators (including OU staff) can get discounts on software and technology products through Journey Ed's website. Savings can reach over a thousand dollars on premium software suites and hundreds of dollars on desktops, laptops, and netbooks. 
HP
HP Academy offers exclusive academic discounts. Students, parents and educators enjoy exclusive discounts not available to the general public, and enjoy special rebates, newsletters and more.
Dell  Dell University is devoted to helping students, parents and faculty save money on great laptops, accessories, software and more! Go to Dell University use Member ID 40860713 or US40860713 when you create your account to save!
Meadow Brook Theatre
OU faculty and staff can enjoy one ticket at a 50% discount on the day of the show in person at the box office with OU employee identification. Faculty, staff, and retirees can get a 20% discount on tickets purchased in advance at the box office. View the MBT website for a list of productions. Note that this discount does not include productions of A Christmas Carol.
OU Golf and Learning Center  OU faculty/staff and family members can enjoy golfing on either of Oakland University’s two wonderful golf courses. Please visit the OU Golf & Learning Center's website for more information on employee rates.

At Patti Finnegan's Pub and Grill, the restaurant in the Steve Sharf Clubhouse, OU faculty and staff get a 10% discount off food orders with ID. View menu
Chrysler Affiliate Rewards OU employees, retirees and their spouses can take advantage of the Chrysler Affiliate Rewards Program and drive away with the Preferred Price* (1% below factory invoice) on your next new Chrysler, Jeep® or Dodge purchase or lease.
Visit our website or call (888) 444-4321 to learn more about the program and to obtain your Control Number. You’ll need the OU Company Code, which is DU2KK5.
Barnes and Noble at Oakland University  Faculty and staff receive a 15% discount on all merchandise excluding foodstuffs, newspapers/magazines, and textbooks. 
Campus Rec Oakland University Benefit Eligible Faculty and staff (any employee in a position that is able to receive benefits provided by OU) are eligible for free access to the OU Recreation Center with proper identification. View the membership page for more information, and to view other types of memberships.
Liberty Mutual  In the Detroit Metro area, call Michael Meyer at (800) 230-9302, ext. 56727 or visit the OU discount website.

Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify. 
Corporate Shopping Corporate Shopping employee discounts connects employees to over 250 top national retailers offering incredible employee discounts and private offers. A few popular retailers include: Target, Lands’ End, Costco, Ralph Lauren, Orbitz, Hotels.com, J.Crew, Brooks Brothers, 1800Flowers, ProFlowers, FTD, Shoes.com, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Citibank Mortgage Program, Restaurant.com, TicketsNow, Drugstore.com, FragranceNet and many more!

Register now and enjoy incredible savings! Visit our website and you can access the site from both work and home.
WOW! The Go WOW! program provides the following discounts to employees who order WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone services:
  • $5 monthly DISCOUNT for any 1 SERVICE
  • $10 monthly DISCOUNT for any 2-SERVICE BUNDLE
  • $15 monthly DISCOUNT for any 3-SERVICE BUNDLE
You will receive free standard installation and a bundle price that is guaranteed until 2016.

Contact a GO WOW! Customer Care Representative at (800) 550-6953 anytime 24/7. Tell the Customer Care Rep that you are a GO WOW! member employee and you are requesting the Go WOW! discount program. The Rep will assist you in selecting the services which fits your needs, and will set up an installation time with you.

*Please note that the University has not done research to determine if the discounts offered at these websites are better than other pricing you may find.

**Oakland University does not accept solicitations for advertisement on this page.

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Contact information:

benefits@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4207

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