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Alumni Engagement

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

Alumni Engagement

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

Benefits and Discounts

Upon graduating from Oakland University, all alumni are automatically members of the Oakland University Alumni Association at no cost and can take advantage of several benefits and discounts like those listed below.

Meadow Brook Theatre

Oakland University Alumni receive $2 off the Group Ticket Price for any number of tickets when you purchase your tickets in advance from the Meadow Brook Theatre Group Sales Office. This excludes Christmas Carol. Advance tickets can be purchased Mon-Fri from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Call the Group Sales Office at (248) 370-3316.

*Meadow Brook Theatre may be operating under limitations and some shows may be cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please visit the Meadow Brook Theatre website or contact them at (248) 377-3300 for the most up to date information. 

OU Athletics Gold Zone

Alumni receive a discount on basketball season tickets through the Department of Athletics at Oakland University. Visit the OU Athletics website at GoldenGrizzlies.com or contact them at (248) 370-4000 or outickets@oakland.edu for more information.

*The Oakland Athletics Ticket Office may be closed to the public or operating under limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact them at outickets@oakland.edu for the most up to date information.

Meadow Brook Hall

Receive $10 admission for general tours for OU alumni and one guest (does not apply to Holiday Walk or other special tours) and $5 off Meadow Brook Hall special events (excludes Holiday Walk). OU alumni also receive 10% off published rates for museum rental. Visit the Meadow Brook Hall website or call (248) 364-6200 for more details.

Save on your next event with a 10% discount on facility rental at Meadow Brook Hall. Call (248) 377-3300 for more information.

*Meadow Brook Hall may be operating under limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the Meadow Brook Hall website or contact them at (248) 364-6200 for the most up to date information.

OU License Plate

Show your Grizzly pride on the road and help support students. Oakland University receives $25 for each new plate purchased, and $10 for each time a plate is renewed. Visit the SOS website to order your license plate.

OUCU Affinity Card

OU alumni can shop with pride with the OU Alumni Association Visa Affinity card. Cardholders enjoy greater purchasing power, no annual fee, worldwide cash access, great online services and an ultra-low interest rate. Visit the OU Credit Union web page to apply online today.

Oakland University Branch of the OUCU

OU alumni are eligible for membership with the Oakland University Branch of the Federal Credit Union. Enjoy competitive rates on savings accounts, checking services, mortgage and loan services, and one of the largest networks of ATMs in Michigan. Visit the OU Branch of the OUCU website for more information or call (248) 364-4708.

*Branch services and hours may be modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit https://www.oucreditunion.org/branchaccess or contact them at (800) 766-6828 for the most up to date information. 

OU Art Gallery

Receive a 10% discount on a Friends and Family membership at the Oakland University Art Gallery. For more information, go to the OU Art Gallery website or call (248) 377-3005.

*The OU Art Gallery may be closed or operating under limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the OU Art Gallery website or contact them at (248) 370-3005 for the most up to date information. 

Barnes & Noble at Oakland University Bookstore

Show your OU pride with the latest gear, including exclusive OU alumni items from the Barnes & Noble at OU Bookstore. OUAA members can get 10% off the purchase price of non-textbook items. Shop in store at the Oakland Center or go online at the Barnes & Noble OU Bookstore website.

*The Barnes & Noble OU Bookstore may be operating under limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the Barnes & Noble OU Bookstore website for the most up to date information.  

Kresge Library borrowing privileges

OU alumni receive borrowing privileges at Kresge Library. Access to the library website and online catalog is available to everyone remotely, while e-journals, e-books and research databases are available from computers in the library. Click here for OUAA library resources. Visit the Kresge Library website or call (248) 370-4426 for more details.

*In-person access to Kresge Library may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic and may change without notice. Please visit the Kresge Library Website or contact them at (248) 370-4426 for the most up to date information. 

University Recreation and Well-Being Center

Get in shape and have fun at one of the top fitness facilities in the Oakland area. The University Recreation and Well-Being Center offers a 177-yard indoor track, a 50-meter pool, sport courts, and health/fitness programs. Alumni are eligible for membership. Visit the Recreation and Well-Being Center website at oakland.edu/recwell/memberships/ or call (248) 370-4732 for more information.

*The University Recreation and Well-Being Center may be closed or operating under limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the University Recreation and Well-Being Center website or call (248) 370-4732 for the most up to date information. 

Professional and Continuing Education

Oakland University PACE is excited to announce a 10% discount on the Project Management Principles certificate course to OU alumni, faculty, and staff. Multi-person company discounts are also available for those interested in sending a group. As a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI), OU PACE has agreed to abide by PMI-established quality assurance criteria. The course provides a foundation in the core knowledge tested on the PMP®and CAPM® exams as well as the necessary 35 professional development units required for certification. Visit the website for more information: https://www.oakland.edu/pace/business/project-management/ 

Literature to Film Book Club

Join the Oakland University Alumni Association and the Kresge Library for a stimulating and unique approach to the classic book club, as the Literature to Film Book Club explores the transition and interpretation of literature on the silver screen. Members read the monthly book prior to watching the movie as a group, followed by a lively discussion on themes, details, and fidelity to the book. Visit the website for more information: https://library.oakland.edu/events/library_events/book_club/index.htm

Church Hill Classics Diploma Frames
Celebrate your successes with a customized Oakland University diploma frame! Our official Oakland University diploma frames are the perfect way to preserve your hard-earned diploma and showcase your Golden Grizzly pride. Each frame is handcrafted in the USA and custom-made specifically to fit the official OU diploma.