Oakland Center
Oakland Center, Room 118
312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(248) 370-3230

Directions & Maps

to the OC
The Oakland Center is located in the heart of Oakland University’s main campus.

Oakland University is located in southeastern Michigan between Flint and Detroit. The 1,441-acre campus actually extends into two cities — Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, between Adams Road and Squirrel Road, just south of Walton Boulevard. Take I-75 to exit 79 and go east on University Drive to the main entrance of campus. Or, take M-59 to the Squirrel Road exit and go north to the main entrance of campus at the corner of University Drive.

From OU’s Main Entrance

To get to the Oakland Center from the main entrance of campus, drive around the circle drive past the first entrance to Meadow Brook Road until you get to the second entrance to Meadow Brook Road and turn right. The Oakland Center is located on the right side of the road between North and South Foundation Halls. The best place to park is in Parking Lot 1 or 2.


Oakland University does not require parking passes or stickers anywhere on campus, and free parking is available in Parking Lot 1 and 2 as well as in other lots on campus. For more information on parking at OU, see the  Parking page.
OC Building Maps
Upper Level Features
  • Banquet Rooms A and B 
(Click to view floor plan)

Main Level Features
  • Café O' Bear's 
  • Fireside Lounge and Exhibit Lounge
  • Chartwells Food Service Office
  • Oakland University Credit Union
  • Grizz Express
  • Hydration Station
  • ID Card Office
  • Meeting Rooms, including the Gold Rooms, Heritage Room, Lake St. Clair Room, Oakland Room and Rooms 125-130
  • Pioneer Food Court, featuring Chick-Fil-A, Chop’d & Wrap’d, Coyote Jack's, Papa John’s Pizza, Rotation Station and Subway
  • OC Administration and Reservations Office
  • Offices for the Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
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Lower Level Features
  • Bumpers Game Room
  • Center for Student Activities
  • Computer Lab
  • CSA Service Window
  • Gender and Sexuality Center
  • Hydration Station
  • Meeting Rooms, including the Lake Huron Room, Lake Superior A, Lake Superior B and Lake Michigan Room 
  • OU Bookstore
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Student Organization Offices, including The Oakland Post, Student Program Board, University Student Congress and WXOU
  • Student Technology Center
  • TV Lounge
(Click to view floor plan)