University Advancement

Frances M. Moceri House
3151 University Dr.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
(248) 370-4504
Fax: (248) 364-6101
[email protected]

John Dodge House
507 Golf View
Rochester, MI 48309-4488

three smiling students, posing in front of a wooden door


A commitment to philanthropy is evident throughout our campus and community and is demonstrated by the countless loyal supporters of OU. Our people are our power, and together, we make the impossible possible at OU. Become part of one of our leadership groups so that you can help support the amazing work of Oakland University.

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Oakland Circle

Every year, the Oakland Circle grows larger, thanks to the generosity of our donors. The Oakland Circle consists of individuals who have given at the $1,000 level and higher annually. Make your commitment to OU and join the Oakland Circle.

Black & Gold Loyalty Society

Honors donors of all levels who support OU for three consecutive years or more.

Individuals who have donated to Oakland University for three or more consecutive years are recognized with membership in Oakland University’s Black & Gold Loyalty Society.

Black & Gold Loyalty Society members help Oakland University strengthen our ability to create and sustain educational opportunities for deserving students.

  • Gifts of any amount to every area of Oakland University are accepted
  • Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are eligible to become members
  • Members are invited to exclusive events¬†

Members of the Black & Gold Loyalty Society impact Oakland University through their support and commitment. By consecutively donating, Black & Gold Loyalty Society members demonstrate how one generation can promote the next. Members who give to Oakland University make an excellent investment that expands opportunities for education and the futures of students. Whatever the gift amount, Oakland University values donors and their contributions.

Annual gifts can be made in many convenient ways. Individuals can respond to mailings, make a gift through the Oakland University telefund, via online giving, or contact our office at (248) 370-4504.

Celebration of Scholarships

One of the most exciting and important nights of the year at Oakland University, the Celebration of Scholarships is a springtime event for invited donors who make educational opportunities possible for students. It is a night of laughter, tears, and tributes to the kindness and generosity of OU donors.