Office of Community Engagement

Wilson Hall, Room 3000
371 Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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Oakland University Pontiac Initiative

West Vandenberg Hall, Room 120
502 Meadow Brook Rd
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-4455

woman filming a group of O U students outdoors, in front of a red car


Student Organizations
Find ways for you and your peers to contribute to the greater good in our surrounding communities, make new friends and participate in outreach activities by joining a student organization.

Register with Handshake to connect to internships, co-ops and work study positions.

Career Fairs
Visit Career Services website to learn more about the companies who recruit OU students and career events.

Academic Service Learning
The number of courses that engage students in the community are growing at Oakland University. You will gain real world experience that not only enriches your learning, but also lets you provide real benefit to our local communities and add value to your career by offering you hands-on, authentic career-based learning. Visit the Faculty tab/Service Learning section of this website or email us at

Connect to a community partner
Use this Contact form to tell us what you do in the community or to request a connection to a community organization for a volunteer, service or class project.

Be a student mentor
There are several opportunities for you to work with other OU students to mentor and support their academic and social success, including:

Learn about local communities
Oakland University is surrounded by thriving communities with lots to do.