2019 Welcome Week

September 3-11, 2019

Get your fall semester off to an exciting start by getting involved in OU's Welcome Week, September 3 - September 11. To learn how to get more involved, visit the Office for Student Involvement.

Featured Events

Two females wearing white shirts that say Greek Life at the Involvement Fair

9/5

Involvement Fair

The Involvement fair is a volunteer, community business and involvement fair! There are over 200 tables with information on how to get involved!

 

Two men on a green carnival ride

9/7

Grizz Fest

Start your OU career off right and get involved with local business, non-profits and more than 300 student organizations.

Female student wearing an O U shirt posing with The Grizz at Grizzfest

9/8

Sigma Pi Pig Roast & SPB Carnival

Join the Sigma Pi fraternity for a Greek style Pig Roast and the Student Program Board for a night of rides, games and entertainment.

Two female students laughing at the L O L Comedy Show

9/8

Road March to End Hunger

Help end hunger for local veterans by donating canned goods and other non perishable goods September 8 at 11 a.m. outside of South Foundation Hall.

All Events

Tuesday, September 3

12:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Orientation Part Two: New Student Convocation and Academic Open Houses
O'rena, Recreation and Athletics Center
3 - 5 p.m.
Orientation Part 2: Oakland Center Reception and Resource Fair
Oakland Center
8 p.m. - Midnight
Athletics Department: Meijer Mania
Meet at Hamlin Circle (bus transportation provided)

Wednesday, September 4

Noon - 1 p.m.
Student Program Board Hump Day
Elliott Tower
4 - 6 p.m.
Golden Grizzly "Meet & Greet" for International Students
Oakland Center, Banquet Room A
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Center for Multicultural Initiatives Welcome BBQ
Elliott Tower
9 - 11 p.m.
NPHC Yard Show
Oakland Center, Banquet Rooms

Thursday, September 5

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fall Grizz Fest - Student Organizations, Business and Volunteer Fair
Elliott Tower
7 - 8 p.m.
Kickoff of Thursday Night Main Stage - Featuring Comedian Michael Dean Ester
The Habitat - Oakland Center
10 - 11:30 p.m.
Oakland University Student Congress S'mores and Pours (Bonfire and BYOB)
Bonfire Pit

Friday, September 6

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Graham Health Center "Free to Pee" and OU Counseling Center Open House
Graham Health Center
3 - 5 p.m.
Academic Affairs and ISSO International Welcome Reception
Oakland Center, Banquet Rooms
5 - 10 p.m.
SPB Carnival and 25th Annual Sigma Pi Pig Roast
North Side of Oakland Center
6 - 8 p.m.
WXOU Live Concert
North Side Lawn of Oakland Center
8 - 10 p.m.
Student Video Productions Out Door Movie: Us
North Side Lawn of Oakland Center

Saturday, September 7

7 - 9 p.m.
OSI and Residence Life Association Welcome Event: Hypnotist Anna Rose
Oakland Center, Banquet Rooms

Sunday, September 8

2 p.m.
Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment Orientation
Oakland Center, Banquet Rooms
7 - 10 p.m.
Grizz Gang Bowling Party
Classic Lanes, Rochester Hills

Monday, September 9

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
OSI and Red Cross Blood Drive
Oakland Center, Rooms 128 - 130
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Tutoring Center, "Meet and Greet"
North Foundation Hall, Room 103
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
NFH and Student Services Open House
North Foundation Hall

Tuesday, September 10

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
State of Michigan Secretary of State Mobile Office for Voter Registration and SOS Services
Mall Area - Between North and South Foundation
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Tutoring Center Drop-In Algebra Review
North Foundation Hall, Room 103
7:30 - 10 p.m.
University Recreation and Well-Being Find Your Fit
Recreation Center
9 - 11 p.m.
"The Walk" to Meadow Brook Hall
Meet at Hamlin Circle

Wednesday, September 11

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Student Veterans of OU 9-11 Remembrance and Road March for Hunger
Elliott Tower
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SAFAC and Lower Level of OC Open House
Oakland Center, Lower Level
5 - 7 p.m.
Golden Key International Honour Society and Student Video Productions: Monsters University
The Oakland Center, The Habitat
7 - 9 p.m.
Fraternity and Sorority Life "All We Do Is Step, Stroll, and Hop" featuring Rasheed Cromwell, JD
Oakland Center, Founders Ballrooms A - B