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First Year Advising Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 121
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
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(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Orientation & New Student Programs

North Foundation Hall, Room 105
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

First Year Advising Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 121
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Orientation & New Student Programs

North Foundation Hall, Room 105
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

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School and College Information

There are many specialized services, events and programs offered for students at Oakland University. Select your school or college below to view resources for your major.

Bachelor of Integrative Studies

New office location: Dodge Hall, Room 137

College of Arts and Sciences

New office location: O'Dowd Hall, Room 130

  • Faculty Advisers - provides insight to students about their selected major. Utilize your faculty adviser to discuss courses and career options.
  • MTD Faculty Advisers - provides insight to students about having a career in music, theater and dance. Speak with the faculty to discuss courses, career options and performance opportunities.
  • Applying to STEPSecondary education students can learn more about the additional requirements for the program and teacher certification.
  • Oakland University and Wayne State University Partnership 3+3 Program - Students with a major in International Relations, Political Science, Psychology and Public Administration have the option to participate in this program.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.

Pre-Health Professional

  • Pre-Health Professional Advising - Interested in  becoming a physician, physician assistant, physical therapist, dentist, pharmacist, or other health care professional? Get information on how to explore your options, get prepared academically, navigating the application process along with FAQs and attend pre-health events.
  • Pre-Health Professional Checklist - Use this resource to identify key milestones to complete during your first year.
  • GrizzOrgs - Get connected to the Pre-Health Professional community on campus. Be sure to click the green “Join Now” button on the page to get the weekly announcement emails so you don’t miss any opportunities to get involved.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.

School of Business Administration

  • Peer to Peer Assistance Program - Additional help is available for economics, accounting, math, quantitative methods, and finance courses through the Peer to Peer Assistance Program. Be sure to check the schedule online so you know when assistance is being offered for your courses.
  • Attend events, offered through the SBA, to meet professionals in the field and learn how you can become tomorrow’s leader in the field of business.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.
Events

Explore Business Careers

Register | Space is limited

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
5 - 7 p.m. | Accounting & Finance, Operations Management & Management Information Systems

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5 - 7 p.m. | General Management, Marketing & Human Resources Management, Economics & Actuarial Science

School of Education and Human Services

  • Quick Guide - An introduction of what you need to know as an elementary education student.
  • Elementary Education advising page - Detailed information on all you need to know about the elementary education major, including sample schedules for each endorsement, a list of volunteer opportunities, and major standing information.
  • MTTC Information - To become a certified teacher, students must complete the Michigan Tests for Teacher Certification (MTTC). Learn more about the exams, get specific test dates, and find helpful study resources.
  • Human Resource Development Program Booklet - A guide to what you need to know as a human resource development student.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

  • General education guidelines for engineering majors - A quick guide to choosing your general education coursework as an engineering major.
  • ABET Accreditation - Learn more about the accreditation of your SECS major.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.

School of Health Sciences

  • Participate in events to meet professionals in the field and learn how you can become a leader in the field of health.
  • Radiologic Technology Information Sessions - Attend a session to learn what it means to be in the field of radiologic technology.
  • ECLIPsE - Explore leadership experiences through the School of Health Sciences.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.
Events

BDTS Radiologic Technology Information Sessions

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Human Health Building, Room 5015

Thursday, January 11, 2018
9:30 a.m.
Human Health Building, Room 5015

School of Nursing

  • Basic BSN Program - A quick guide to the Basic BSN program, including the competitive admission requirements.
  • Basic BSN Application - Completed your nursing prerequisite courses and ready to apply to the Basic BSN program? Mark your calendar to submit your application before the deadline.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.
  • BSN Advising Session - An academic adviser from the School of Nursing explains the competitive admissions process for the basic BSN program.

Undecided

  • Major and Career Exploration - Still deciding on your major and/or career? Here are some resources to help you find the best fit for you.
  • Undecided Checklist - Track your General Education coursework using this checklist. Be sure to work with your adviser to choose courses that help you explore your areas of interest.
  • Career Services - A variety of career-related events are offered throughout the year. Attend events to become familiar with your field of interest and to network with future employers.
Events

Explore Business Careers

Register | Space is limited

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
5 - 7 p.m. | Accounting & Finance, Operations Management & Management Information Systems

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5 - 7 p.m. | General Management, Marketing & Human Resources Management, Economics & Actuarial Science