Homecoming and Reunion Week

October 19-24, 2020

Whether you join us virtually or on campus, we invite you to connect with students, alumni, faculty, staff and families for the 2020 Homecoming and Reunion Week.
All events subject to change per university and state guidelines. Please check this website for the most up to date information.
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The classrooms

The time spent together

The victories

For remembering the good times and making new memories… it’s time to come home

Featured Events

A black and white photo of a woman cutting a large cake at a formal celebration.

Monday, October 19, noon

Matilda's Birthday Bash

Celebrate Matilda's 137th birthday at Elliott Tower.

The Grizz bear mascot sitting with a young girl in front of a group of kids reading books.

Tuesday, October 20, 7 p.m.

Story time with the grizz

Online

An older gentleman in a suit jacket, smiling.

Friday, October 23

Golden Celebration Reunion

A close up photo of a microphone with a blurred crowd of seated people behind it.

October 19 – 23, 5 p.m.

Faculty after 5 Lectures

Come to our online lectures, all week!

A photo of Greg Kampe excitedly speaking and gesturing with his arms.

Wednesday, October 21, 7 p.m.

Greg Kampe Radio Show

Online

A blue sign that says "Drive-in Theatre" with "Family Fun" in a white circle in front.

Friday, October 23, 7 p.m.

Drive-in Movie

On Campus

All Events

Monday, October 19

Hidden Gem Photo Post
Social Post
Pumpkin Decorating Contest Launch
Virtual
Scavenger Hunt Launch
Virtual
Noon
Matilda's Birthday Bash
Elliott Tower
More info

This is an in-person/socially distanced event.

4 p.m.
Where's Grizz? Children's Scavenger Hunt
Virtual
5 p.m.
Faculty after 5: Title and Professor TBD
Virtual
Campus Window Decorating Contest launch
On Campus
Student Organizations Sidewalk and Sheet Banner Contest launch
On Campus

Tuesday, October 20

Various
Discounted rate at OU Golf and Learning Center Tuesday-Sunday
OU Golf and Learning Center
Hidden Gem Photo Post
Social Post
5 p.m.
Faculty after 5: Title and Professor TBD
Virtual
7 p.m.
Storytime with the Grizz
Virtual

Wednesday, October 21

Hidden Gem Photo Post
Social Post
5 p.m.
Faculty after 5: Title and Professor TBD
Virtual
7 p.m.
Greg Kampe Radio Show: Homecoming edition
Virtual
Noon
SPB Hump Day
On Campus
More info

This is an in-person/socially distanced event

Thursday, October 22

Hidden Gem Photo Post
Social Post
5 p.m.
Faculty after 5: Title and Professor TBD
Virtual
6 p.m.
Dinner and a show: SMTD faculty performer TBD
Virtual
7 p.m.
Thursday Night Mainstage
Virtual
7 p.m.
Honors College Virtual Meet Up featuring Graeme Harper and Greg Allar
Virtual

Friday, October 23

Hidden Gem Photo Post
Social Post
10 a.m.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest ends
Virtual
3 p.m.
Announce Contest Winners
Social Post
All Day
Golden Celebration Reunion
Virtual
More info
6 p.m.
Dinner and a show: SMTD faculty performer TBD
Virtual
Campus Window Decorating Contest ends
On Campus
Student Organizations Sidewalk and Sheet Banner Contest ends
On Campus
7 p.m.
SPB Drive-in Movie
On Campus
More info

Open to everyone. This is an in-person/socially distanced event.

Saturday, October 24

Virtual Tours - Campus and Meadow Brook Hall
Virtual
10 a.m.
24-Hour Filmmaking Challenge Start
Varner
TBD
National Make a Difference Day
Virtual
6 p.m.
Dinner and a show: SMTD faculty performer TBD
Virtual

Sunday, October 25

10 a.m.
Filmmaking Challenge End
Varner
4 p.m.
Filmmaking Challenge Awards
TBD

General Information

Special thanks to the Oakland University Credit Union for their support of

Homecoming and Reunion Week!

We want to hear from you

Tell us a special memory you have from Oakland University, or how OU impacted your life. Nominate you or a friend’s story, and you could be highlighted in a future feature on oakland.edu/alumni. Learn more here.

Connect with us on social media 

All week long we will have interactive contests on our social media channels. Watch online for information on:

  • Hidden Gem photos
  • Decorate your house or office contest
  • Pumpkin decorating contest

Check it out on Facebook and Instragram

three women in graduation caps and gowns standing outside in winter near a wall that says Oakland University
two women pointing to a sign on a door that says High Class Place
two young men shirtless, posing with arms around each other's shoulders
crowd of students surrounding the Grizz mascot at a sporting event
three young adults around a table, talking
four men in Oakland University football uniforms, holding helmets
four women in white Oakland University uniforms, huddled with arms around each other at a sporting event