Office for Student Involvement

Oakland Center, Room 49
312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-2400
osi@oakland.edu

OSI Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

OSI Service Window Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Grizz Garments

On this page, OU community members (students, faculty, and staff) will find information about Grizz Garments such as how to donate to the clothes closet (gifts and clothing items/shoes), hours of operation and volunteering. Additionally, the page will contain resources, the contact information of staff, and a link to make an appointment (to shop and donate).

The mission of the Oakland University clothing closet, Grizz Garments, is to provide FREE business casual and business professional attire appropriate for the workplace, interviews, and career fairs for all students enrolled at Oakland University.

Grizz Garments envisions a campus in which students have access to FREE business casual and business professional attire to look their best throughout their job search and positively impact their success in the professional world.

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For Shoppers

Who can use Grizz Garments?
We are available to students in the OU community.

What kind of clothing does Grizz Garments have?
Professional clothing (business attire for interviews- dress pants, shirts, and ties), dress shoes, and OU t-shirts.

How much does clothing cost from Grizz Garments?
Nothing! Grizz Garments is free to students in the OU community.

When do I have to return the clothing?
Never! Once you receive clothing from Grizz Garments, it is yours to keep!

How many times can I visit Grizz Garments? How many items can I take each time?
OU students are able to visit Grizz Garments twice a month and can take up to 5 items.

For Donors

How do I donate to Grizz Garments?
Schedule an appointment online at https://grizzgarments.youcanbook.me, email oupantry@oakland.edu, or call 248-370-2731. An appointment is required for a member of our team to review all donated items.

What can I donate?
Interview-ready business casual and professional attire, dress shoes, and new OU t-shirts.

What condition should the clothes/shoes be in?
Clothes must be on hangers. We do not accept clothing items in garbage bags, shopping bags, carts, bins, or baskets.

Clothes must be wrinkle-free and “interview-ready.” We are unable to steam/iron/launder donated clothing items.

We do not accept clothes or shoes that have funky smells like smoke, mildew, or perfume.

What can I expect at the appointment?
A member of our team will review each donated item. Any items that we are unable to accept will be returned to you at the time of your appointment.

Hours of Operation and Contact Information

Opening Fall 2022

Link to schedule an appointment to donate or shop
https://grizzgarments.youcanbook.me

How can I contact someone for more help or if I have a question that wasn't answered
Please email oupantry@oakland.edu or call us at 248-370-2731.

Volunteers
Visit our volunteer calendar to sign up for a time to volunteer!