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First Year Advising Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 101
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Orientation & New Student Programs
North Foundation Hall, Room 101
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

First Year Advising Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 101
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Orientation & New Student Programs
North Foundation Hall, Room 101
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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New Student Orientation

OU's orientation experience gives you the tools needed to be prepared and comfortable when you start classes. We know that you are excited to get started at OU and we are here to make your first experience with us as memorable as possible.

If you require special accommodations, please let the orientation staff know before your arrival by contacting us at (248) 370-4653 or gold@oakland.edu.

Register For New Student Orientation
Admitted for Winter 2023?

At New Student Orientation, you will learn about your first year at OU and register for courses.

Register for New Student Orientation by visiting your admitted student portal here!

Admitted for Summer 2023?
  • At New Student Orientation, you will learn about your first year at OU and register for courses.
  • Additional opportunities to explore campus and student service spaces will be available throughout the summer. 

Register for New Student Orientation by contacting Orientation and New Student Programs at (248) 370-GOLD or gold@oakland.edu.

Admitted for Fall 2023?
  • Your New Student Orientation in May, June or July will introduce you to your first year at OU and you will register for your first year courses. 
  • At your Campus Kickoff in August, you will visit campus, meet other new students, pick up textbooks, locate your classes, and explore student service spaces.
  • At the New Student Welcome on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, you will celebrate the start of the year with all new students and attend Convocation and Academic Open Houses. 

Register for New Student Orientation by visiting your admitted student portal here!