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Soon-to-be-retired University Housing Director Jim Zentmeyer.

University Housing Director Jim Zentmeyer retiring April 1

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2022

Longtime Director of University Housing Jim Zentmeyer is set to retire on April 1, ending his 36-year career in higher education.  Per OU Director of Media Relations Brian Bierley, Zentmeyer says he’s...

Vandenberg Hall includes, both, student dormitories and a cafeteria. This is only one of multiple dormitories on campus.

New housing policies under criticism

Emily Morris, Managing Editor June 19, 2020

On-campus housing is also making adjustments to minimize the spread of COVID-19, in compliance with Oakland University’s hybrid learning plan for fall classes. Students should expect an updated move-in...

Ground broken on Southern Student Housing Complex

Sarah Lawrence, staff reporter June 19, 2016

In response to the significant increase in demand for on-campus housing following the rapid occupation of Oak View Hall in fall 2015, as well as the increase in demand for rooms during the 2016-17 school...

Groundbreaking for new Southern Student Housing Complex on June 8

The wait is over. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Southern Student Housing Complex is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. in Parking Lot 24 near Varner Hall.Due to the significant increase...

New resident hall planning in process

New resident hall planning in process

Cheyanne Kramer January 31, 2016

Oakland University Housing strives to create a sense of community within each building. There are consistent opportunities for all residents to interact with one another with Residence Hall Association...

Changes coming to Chartwells

Cheyanne Kramer January 10, 2016

Earlier in the year, Oakland residents were surprised with an increase in their transfer meals which allow them to use dining plans to eat around campus. The fall 2015 semester allowed students an unprecedented...

Preventative measures taken to prevent further housing problems

By: Cheyanne Kramer November 28, 2015

With pipe leaks and elevator malfunctions on the forefront of students’ concerns and plans circulating for a new dorm, students had many questions about the safety features and preventative steps taken...

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