Student Program Board

The Student Program Board strives to enhance student life by providing high quality and diverse programs, activities and events for the Oakland University community.

Visit GrizzOrgs for our student organization network. The Student Program Board is also online at Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram , as well as Snapchat at @OaklandSPB.

Executive Board

Christopher Winter - President
Mackenzie Hill - Annual Events Director
Anushree Jagtap - Diversity Director
Christopher Russell - Travel Director
Giuseppe Giammalva - Event Operations Director
Owen Bennett - Treasurer
Jennifer Yetter - Graduate Assistant
Stephanie Jurva - Advisor

For questions about upcoming events, please contact us at spb@oakland.edu or (248) 370-4295.

Winter 2018 Events

Hump Days

Hump Days are weekly Wednesday events at a different time and location each week.  Text @SPBOU to 81010 to receive updates.

Detroit Pistons Game, February 12

Date/Time: February 12, 5-11 p.m.
Location: Little Caesars Arena
Registration: CSA Ticket Window (You must be a current OU student with a valid OU I.D. to buy a ticket.)
Cost: $20 (Cost includes premium upper-bowl seating, transportation, and parking. Everyone that buys a ticket will be entered for a chance to win an Andre Drummond jersey.)

Detroit sports fans, here is your chance to watch two playoff teams battle as the Pistons take on Anthony Davis and the Pelicans. After the game, we will take the court and shoot free throws!

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Chinese New Year, February 14

Date/Time: February 14, 5-9 p.m.
Location: Banquet Rooms A and B, Oakland Center
Cost: Free to Attend

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Chinese Students and Scholars Association! Learn all about Chinese culture while enjoying authentic food, acrobats, Peking opera, Tai Chi, a Chinese Lion Dance and more!

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Mardi Gras: A Night in New Orleans, February 26

Date/Time: February 26, 6-10 p.m.
Location: Banquet Rooms A and B, Oakland Center
Cost: Free to Attend

Come celebrate Mardi Gras with the OU French Club! Learn all about New Orleans culture while immersing yourself in authentic food, traditions and music.

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Meadow Brook Murder Mystery, March 5

Date/Time: March 5, 6-10 p.m.
Location: Meadow Brook Hall
Registration: CSA Ticket Window (You must be an OU student with a valid OU ID to purchase a ticket.)
Cost: $20

Join us at Meadow Brook Hall for a plated dinner and a night of crime-solving fun! Each student will receive a new identity at the door, including personal motives, relationships, backstory, desires, and more! Tour the mansion and work together with the rest of the guests to solve the tragic murder before the night is over. Attire is semi-formal.

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Chicago, March 10

Date/Time: March 10, 6 a.m. (bus departs OU) – March 11, 3 a.m.
Location: Chicago
Registration: CSA Ticket Window (You must be an OU student with a valid OU ID to purchase a ticket.)
Cost: $25 (Price includes charter-bus transportation.)

The Golden Grizzlies are heading to Chicago! The Windy City is home to some of the best shopping and sights in the U.S. Just across Lake Michigan, Chicago is a city with beautiful views and plenty of opportunity to relax and enjoy a change of scenery.

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Detroit Red Wings Game, March 22

Date/Time: March 22, 5:30 p.m. (bus departs OU)
Location: Little Caesars Arena
Registration: CSA Ticket Window (You must be an OU student with a valid OU ID to purchase a ticket. On sale starting Feb. 26 at 12 p.m.)
Cost: $40 (Price includes parking, transportation, and a Red Wings ticket. Everyone that buys a ticket will be entered for a chance to win a Dylan Larkin jersey.)

Join us as the Red Wings take on the Washington Capitals at the Little Caesars Arena! The Little Caesars Arena is rapidly gaining national recognition for its impressive new structure and selection of restaurants. This is an unique opportunity, as all of our tickets will be located in the overhanging gondola seating reserved for OU.

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Escape Room, March 26

Date/Time: March 26, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Banquet Rooms A and B, Oakland Center
Registration: CSA Ticket Window (You must be an OU student with a valid OU ID to purchase a ticket.)
Cost: $5

Do you have what it takes to escape? This year, we are bringing one of the most sought after group experiences right to campus - an escape room! Are you and your team fast enough to beat the clock while scrambling to piece together all of the clues? There's only one way to find out!

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SpringFest, April 6

Date/Time: April 6; 3-6 p.m. (Battle of the Bands starts at 5 p.m.)
Location: North Oakland Center Lawn
Cost: Free to Attend

We're bringing a huge event to OU this spring! Springfest will include everything from inflatables and food trucks to a Battle of the Bands made up of students like you. Keep on the lookout for sign-ups because this is something your band won't want to miss!

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