Office of Community Engagement

Wilson Hall, Room 3000
371 Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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Oakland University Pontiac Initiative

West Vandenberg Hall, Room 120
502 Meadow Brook Rd
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-4455

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Community Members

Connect with OU
Complete this form to tell us how you already work with us or to reach out to know more about ways we work with community organizations.

Community Engagement e-newsletter. Follow the link to sign up for the newsletter and/or to add content to the newsletter. Community Engagement e-Newsletter

Recruit OU students
Visit our Career Services department and create a free Handshake account. You can then recruit an intern, register for career fairs and more!

Career training and professional development
We offer online and face-to-face professional development courses that lead to professional certificates to jump start your career. For employers, we also customize courses to meet the training needs of your employees.

Host an event on campus
The Oakland Center has 18 meeting rooms, some which can be combined to accommodate groups of up to 600 people. We can accommodate a variety of events including weddings, runs and walks, summer camps, meetings, conferences and more.

College Readiness for K-12 students
Oakland University supports Project Upward Bound for Pontiac and Oak Park high school students and school outreach experiences for all students that prepare K-12 students for college. Students can join PUB as long as their zip code is in one of the cities mentioned above including school of choice students and students who attend charter or religious schools.

Summer camps and academic workshops
Oakland University offers a variety of summer camps, field trips and school outreach experiences.

Things to do on campus
Yes! Our campus is open to the public. Try a round of golf, attend a play, a basketball game, a lecture or concert, purchase a membership to our recreation center, splash in the fountain by the carillon, walk or bike our trails and more.