Alumni Engagement

John Dodge House
507 Golf View Lane
Rochester, MI 48309-4488
(location map)
(248) 364-6130

Oakland University Alumni Association bag on a table next to books and flowers in vases.

Golden Grizzlies Remote

As the world reacts to COVID-19, the OU Alumni Association wants all Golden Grizzlies to know we are here for you.

We have created this page to offer a way to connect with our Oakland Family, near or far.

Alumni Businesses

Do you know an OU-owned business? Please let us know here! Check back for a list of OU businesses coming soon.

Virtual Backgrounds

All NEW Winter & Spirit Backgrounds!
Are you spending a lot of time on video conferences? Take Oakland University with you. Download virtual backgrounds from your favorite campus locations and show your OU pride during all of your meetings. 

How to use the backgrounds: Right-click on any of the images below and choose "Save Image As" to save it to your computer. Open your Zoom meeting, click the up (^) arrow next to "Stop Video" and select "Choose Virtual Background." Click the "+" next to Choose Virtual Background to upload your image and set your background! Don't forget to uncheck the  "Mirror my video" box option under Video Settings.

Campus Beauty:

Athletics Spirit: 

Meadow Brook Hall:

@Home Scavenger Hunt

Show us your OU pride from home! Get creative with this (mostly) at home scavenger hunt. If you can complete the whole list (send photos to then we'll send you a grand prize!

  • Creatively take a picture of an interlocking OU
  • Number of family members wearing Grizzly gear
  • Coin dated with your class year
  • Something that is colored black and gold
  • Something that reminds you of OU
  • Copy of OU Magazine
  • Favorite photo from a time on campus
  • Something you got for free at an OU event
  • Something you purchased from OU Bookstore
  • Ticket stub from an OU event
  • Your diploma(s)
  • Photo with your favorite OU mug
  • Represent with your OU vehicle decal/sticker/license plate 
  • Wearing OU alumni gear
  • Photo with Grizz Head

    Extra points if you visit or show photo from a previous visit of:
  • Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens
  • Favorite campus hangout spot
  • Favorite campus study spot
  • Photo with Grizz or Matilda Statue
  • Picture by Elliott Tower

Coloring Page

Looking for fun for the young ones at home? Download this coloring page of The Grizz.

Grizzlies Remote

Show us how you're making your remote work space a bit more black & gold! Submit a photo here or tag us on social media with #GrizzliesRemote & #oaklanduniversityalumni.

Work Out From Home

Check back each week to see the new schedule of classes hosted LIVE on the OU Rec Facebook Page.