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Oakland University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Rochester, MI

Location and Setting


Rochester Population
12,889
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Campus Size
1,444 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.6 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
140 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Pontiac
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Pontiac

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
19% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
81%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
state certified police officers, security lighting, extensive camera system, self-defense/alcohol abuse classes

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Grizzlies
School Colors
Black, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading, football, ice hockey

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, grizz gang, student program board, collegiate deca, alternative spring break, beta alpha psi
Sororities
3.9% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
ROTC
Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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