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First Year Advising Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 121
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Orientation & New Student Programs
North Foundation Hall, Room 105
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

First Year Advising Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 121
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3227
FYAC@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Orientation & New Student Programs
North Foundation Hall, Room 105
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(248) 370-GOLD
gold@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Connect With Us

Our office is open 8 am - 5 pm to support students virtually. To ensure health and safety we are offering a variety of options to help answer your questions and talk with FYAC staff. 

Virtual drop-ins
Have questions after your required appointment? Our ongoindrop-ins offer the opportunity for you to get quick individualized support from your adviser. Find your adviser's drop-in hours here.

Virtual registration help room
Need help adjusting your schedule? Connect with our student assistants on Zoom in our Virtual Registration Help Room. Spring Break (Feb. 22-26) hours are noon - 3 pm. Be sure to check out our quick how-to videos about using Zoom on a mobile device or desktop

Call us
Dial (248) 370-3227 to speak with our awesome FYAC front desk staff. They'll help answer any general questions you have and get you pointed in the right direction. 

Chat with us
Use FYAC chat  to get answers to quick questions using the Gmail chat function in your official OU account. Follow the directions below to sign in to FYAC chat:
  1. Go to the Oakland University homepage and click on Webmail at the top.
  2. Sign-in using your NetID and password.
  3. In the bottom left, click the plus sign (+) next to your name.
  4. In the search box of the pop-up window, type 'fyacassistant@oakland.edu' and click on the name below.
  5. A text box will pop up at the right of your screen - ask us anything!
  6. This service is best utilized when students are able to stay active in the chat until there is a resolution to their question. 
Email us
Send us a message at fyac@oakland.edu for all general questions or email your academic adviser for individual assistance. 

Make an appointment
To schedule your required advising appointment, use our new online scheduling system.


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