In-person Events and Tours
We offer student-led tours of the OU campus nearly every weekday. Check our calendar for the full schedule. During the college visit you will:
Tour Oakland University’s academic buildings and residence halls.
See laboratories, design studios, and other hands-on learning facilities.
Visit the Oakland Center, which houses our bookstore, coffee shop, food court, and student organizations.
Meet a current student and learn first hand about life on campus at OU!
The campus tour includes plenty of opportunities to connect with our community. You’ll meet students, faculty, admissions advisers, and other people who shape the character and values of OU’s campus.
It only takes a few seconds to register for a college visit. We look forward to seeing you on OU’s campus.
High school students, transfer students and their families will meet Oakland University faculty, staff and students and learn more about OU’s 140 undergraduate majors. You’ll also learn about scholarships and financial aid, the admission process, and how to make a successful transition to college.
Sign up for the sessions you’re interested in — attend multiple ones if you are interested in several academic disciplines! Go for the Gold is held twice a year — once in the spring and once in the fall.
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.
We provide group tours for students in grades 8-12 on select Monday through Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Group visits are not offered on Fridays or on weekends. To schedule a group tour for your school or organization, complete the group visit request form. Reservations are required.
For students in lower grades, please visit our Pre-College Programs page to schedule a campus visit.
If you know what major(s) might be of interest to you, plan to visit the OU campus during one of our academic-themed events. Each academic day is hosted by one of our undergraduate schools, enabling you to learn about the specific program(s) and career opportunities that interest you most. You can visit Oakland University during:
See how determination becomes success and investing in yourself becomes profitable. Attend Business Day to explore academic programs in OU’s School of Business Administration. You'll take a campus tour, and learn about financial aid and admission criteria. Come see for yourself why OU's School of Business Administration is one of only 183 business schools worldwide to earn AACBS-International accreditation.
Fulfill your passion for pre-medical studies at Oakland University. You’ll learn about academic and research opportunities that will prepare you for professional school and entrance exams. Held from 4:30 p.m to 7 p.m. with optional campus tours prior to event start time.
Learn how the inspired become inspirational — and how students become teachers and HR leaders. Attend Education and Human Services Day to explore academic programs and research opportunities in OU’s School of Education and Human Services. You'll learn about financial aid and admission criteria, and take an optional campus and residence hall tour. Breakfast and lunch provided.
Let your imagination become innovation — and your passion become possibility. Attend Engineering and Computer Science Day to explore all the exciting academic and research opportunities in OU’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. You'll also learn about financial aid and admission criteria, and take a tour of the new Engineering Center. Lunch provided.
Learn about academic offerings in OU’s School of Nursing. During this event, you’ll talk to nursing faculty and staff, and tour labs and facilities. Held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Attend this event to learn about academic offerings in OU’s School of Health Sciences. You’ll talk to health sciences faculty and staff, and tours labs and facilities. Undergraduate event held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Graduate event held from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Attend our Transfer Student Open House to receive an immediate admission decision and credit evaluation. OU staff will answer questions about general education requirements, transfer credit procedures and financial aid. Held from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Thinking to transfer to OU? Attend this tour and receive an immediate admission decision and credit evaluation. OU staff will answer questions about general education requirements, transfer credit procedures, and financial aid. You will also get to enjoy a specialized tour of campus!
Are you a high school or early/middle college student planning ahead, or a community college student planning to transfer after the completion of your associate's degree? Attend our College Credit Advising Day where academic advisers from your major area of interest will be available to guide you in course selection, ensuring your time at the community college is maximized. This event will help to guarantee you are on the right path for transferring credit to OU.
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.