Student-led walking tours are offered most weekdays at 3 p.m. However, due to final exams and the university's Winter Break, campus tours have concluded for 2013. Tours will resume on January 21, 2014.
In 90 minutes, we'll cover academic buildings, hangouts and a bit of OU history. In order to accommodate our incoming students, Residence Halls will not be available for viewing as a portion of this tour. Please visit the housing site for video tours, photos and more information.
If you would like to schedule a group tour for your school or organization, download the group visit request form for more information.
Are You Ready for College?
High school students and their family members are invited to find out how they can prepare for college. Admissions and financial aid experts will discuss the college selection process, transitioning from high school to college, and financing a university education. Reservations are required. Register for Are You Ready for College? now
Attend Discover OU for a campus tour and an informative admissions presentation. As an added bonus, participants get to experience OU's dining services firsthand with a free lunch. Register for Discover OU now.
Go for the Gold
High school students, transfer students and their families will meet Oakland University faculty, staff and students; tour the campus and residence halls; and learn more about Oakland's academic programs through interactive sessions. Go for the Gold is held twice a year — once in the spring and once in the fall. Register for Go for the Gold now
Transfer Student Open House
Transfer students can receive an immediate admissions decision and credit evaluation, and even learn about orientation. OU staff will be available to answer questions about general education requirements, transfer credit procedures and financial aid. Please bring two copies of each transcript for every college or university you have attended. Register for a Transfer Student Open House now
Transfer Tuesdays are designed for students who wish to transfer to Oakland University. By making an appointment, you are able to meet with an admissions adviser for an admissions decision and get an evaluation of credits completed while you wait! Please bring two copies of your transcripts with you to your appointment. This program is by appointment only. Register for a Transfer Tuesday now
Community College Partnership Program Events
Oakland University offers a concurrent enrollment option with area community colleges, offering joint admission, expanded course selection and combined credits for maximized financial aid. Learn if a partnership program with Macomb Community College, Oakland Community College, St. Clair County Community College or Mott Community College is right for you. Register for an M2O, O2O, SC2O or Mott2O info session now
Business Day - March 8, 2014
It’s time to get corporate. Attend this event if you’re interested in academic programs in the School of Business Administration. You’ll take a campus tour and talk to faculty, staff, alumni and current students. You’ll also learn about financial aid, admission and scholarship criteria. Register for Business Day now
Education and Human Services Day - November 16, 2013
Want to be a teacher, counselor or HR expert? If you’re interested in pursuing a major in the education and human services field, then this event is for you. High school and transfer students are invited to learn about academic and research opportunities with the School of Education and Human Services and the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as admission requirements, scholarships, and financial aid options. You'll also be able to sample our cuisine with a complimentary breakfast and lunch. Register for Education and Human Services Day now
Engineering and Computer Science Day - February 1, 2014
Come to this event to learn about all the exciting academic and research opportunities in the School of Engineering and Computer Science. You’ll also hear about some OU basics — like how to apply to the university and receive scholarships and financial aid. Plus, you’ll get a taste of OU’s cuisine with a free lunch. Register for Engineering and Computer Science Day now
Human Health Day - March 29, 2014
Attention future health professionals: come to Human Health Day to learn about academic offerings in the School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. You’ll get to talk to faculty and staff during a lab and facilities tour in the beautiful new Human Health Building. You’ll also learn about OU’s admission requirements, scholarships and financial aid.Register for Human Health Day now
During these receptions for admitted students and their families, OU grads and current students talk about their experiences at OU. Academic officials will also share information and answer questions about the curriculum and student services.
Presidential Scholar Welcome Reception
A reception to honor and welcome our Presidential Scholarship recipients and their families. Academic officials will also share information and answer questions about the curriculum and student services. Reservations are required.
Designed for admitted Oakland University students who would like assistance in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). By selecting a 90-minute appointment time, students and their parents will have the opportunity to fill out the FAFSA online with the assistance of a Financial Aid adviser. Please bring your FAFSA PIN number. The office will contact you with details on what other documents to bring with you.
OU Visits You
Oakland University's admissions advisers visit colleges and high schools and attend college fairs in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. See when we'll be at your school.
Community College Partnership Program Events
Oakland University offers a concurrent enrollment option with area community colleges, offering joint admission, expanded course selection and combined credits for maximized financial aid. Learn if a partnership program with Macomb Community College, Oakland Community College, St. Clair County Community College or Mott Community College is right for you. Register for an M2O, O2O, SC2O or Mott2O info session now.