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You belong at OU. Find both academic and social support from the OU community by living on campus. Submit your housing contract today.

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Take the first step in becoming a Golden Grizzly and apply for admission. Our advisers are available to assist you with any questions.


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Summer classes are held in multiple sessions - there’s still time to register for a class. Financial assistance is available.


Are you ready to discover all that Oakland University has to offer? Come to the Discover OU event on June 23. Take a campus tour, explore programs and attend admissions and financial aid presentations.

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Immersive Learning Immersive Learning

At Oakland University, being golden is putting in the hard work. It’s searching for answers where others aren't looking. It’s innovation – It’s in you. #BeGolden


0:00: At Oakland University

0:02: being golden is putting in the hard work.

0:05: It's raising the bar and never settling for less.

0:09: It's the tireless hours spent getting your hands dirty

0:13: It’s searching for answers where others aren’t looking.

0:17: Rising before the sun, and staying up long after it sets.

0:22: It’s stepping into a new world.

0:25: It’s in you.

0:27: Be golden.

Aspire. Advance. Achieve.

The Campaign for Oakland University

Mission Statement

Oakland University cultivates the full potential of a diverse and inclusive community. As a public doctoral institution, we impact Michigan and the world through education, research, scholarship and creative activity.

Vision Statement

Oakland University will unlock the potential of individuals and leave a lasting impact on the world through the transformative power of education and research.

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