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Oakland University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Educational Resource Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 893,335 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 11,896 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,182,389 microforms.
  • 18,767 Audio/Visual items.
  • 18,258 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art Gallery, Meadowbrook Hall(Historic House), Meadowbrook Theatre, Eye Research Institute, Robotics lab, Lean-learning institute, Product development and manufacturing center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 713 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, internships, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 13% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 30% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 50% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 13 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.

Extracurricular

  • 20% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Week including Pig Roast, Week of Champions at OU, Association of Black Students Fashion show, Friday Night Live Comedy Shows, Meadowbrook Ball
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 140 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key International Honor Society, PHI ALPHA THETA, PI SIGMA ALPHA, PSI CHI, ETA KAPPA NU, Human Resource Development Honor Society, Rho Sigma Kappa Honor Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Barrier Breakers, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gospel Choir, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Organization-Hillel, Latter Day Saint Student Association, Lighthouse Ministries, Muslim Student Association, One Body, Selah Campus Ministry, St John Fisher Newman Group, Women of Proverbs
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) La Pittura, Akanke African Dance Troupe, Arab American Student Organization, Association of Black students, Asian American Association, Chaldean American students Association, China Club, Chinese Friendship Association, Culture Club, Diverse Voices, French Club, Fuerza, German Club, Indian Student Association, International Friendship club, Intrigue Hip Hop Dance Club, Japan Club, Pakistani Student Association, United States of Brazil, Zeta Sigma Chi/Women for a Multicultural Tomorrow
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International, Animal Issues Forum, College Democrats, College Republicans, Gay/Straight Alliance, National Organization of Women, New Campus Greens, Vocal and Musical Ensembles, Drama Groups, Engineering, Political, Professional and Special Interest groups, Golden Grizzlies Band, Film Makers Guild, Swing and Salsa Club, Actors N'Techies
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Oakland Post (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Detroit (35), Flint (35)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pontiac (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pontiac (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 1 fraternity houses
  • 1% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 1 sorority houses
  • 1% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Michigan--Ann Arbor)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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