Meadow Brook Theatre

Oakland University Alumni receive $2 off the Group Ticket Price for any number of tickets when you purchase your tickets in advance from the Meadow Brook Theatre Group Sales Office. Advance tickets can be purchased Mon-Fri from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Call the Group Sales Office at 248-370-3316.

OU Athletics Gold Zone

Alumni receive a discount on basketball season tickets and individual game tickets through the Department of Athletics at Oakland University. Visit the OU Athletics website or call (248) 370-4000 for more information. 

Get the best seats in the house at the O'rena! The OUAA and OU Athletics are proud to continue the Gold Zone, a special section for alumni – the biggest fans of Golden Grizzlies Basketball! The Gold Zone is located directly behind the home bench in sections E4 and E5 . In addition to prime seating, alumni fans in the Gold Zone are eligible for game time promotions, special pre-game events, discounted tickets, plus all the benefits of OUAA membership. The best part of the Gold Zone is the price – Gold Zone season tickets are available to alumni for just $150 each. For more information, please call the Athletics Ticket Office at (248) 370-4000 or visit

Detroit Institute of Arts

Oakland University is proud to be a corporate partner of the Detroit Institute of Arts, which entitles OU alumni to receive a 20% discount on membership to the DIA. Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts website to see all the benefits of membership and current/upcoming exhibitions.

Meadow Brook Hall

Receive $10 admission for general tours for OU alumni and one guest (does not apply to Holiday Walk or other special tours) and $5 off Meadow Brook Hall special events (excludes Holiday Walk). OU alumni also receive 10% off published rates for museum rental. Visit the Meadow Brook Hall website or call (248) 364-6200 for more details.

OU Art Gallery

Receive a 10% discount on a Friends and Family membership at the Oakland University Art Gallery. For more information, go to the OU Art Gallery website or call (248) 377-3005.

Barnes & Noble at Oakland University Bookstore

Show your OU pride with the latest gear, including exclusive OU alumni items from the Barnes & Noble at OU Bookstore. OUAA members who show their alumni card can get 10% off the purchase price of non-textbook items. Shop in store at the Oakland Center or go online at the Barnes & Noble OU Bookstore website.

Invitation to special OUAA events

OUAA membership provides unique and exclusive opportunities to attend events and programs. Past events have included VIP seating to the annual Rochester Christmas Parade, receptions with Oakland University senior administrators nationwide, and more. Make sure your postal and email addresses are up to date by registering on and visit the OUAA events page for upcoming OUAA events.

Priority OUAA event pricing and registration

Beat the rush by ordering tickets to OUAA events first and at a discount. OU alumni receive first notice and discounts to OU Night at Comerica Park and many more events throughout the year. Visit the OUAA events page for more details.

Kresge Library borrowing privileges

OU alumni receive borrowing privileges at Kresge Library, a $50 annual savings. Access to the library's website and online catalog is available to everyone remotely, while e-journals, e-books and research databases are available from computers in the library. Click here for OUAA library resources. Visit the Kresge Library website or call (248) 370-4426 for more details.

University Recreation and Well-Being Center discount

Get in shape and have fun at one of the top fitness facilities in the Oakland area. The University Recreation and Well-Being Center offers a 177-yard indoor track, a 50-meter pool, sport courts, and health/fitness programs. OUAA members can get a discount on annual, semester, mini-pass or daily pass membership rates. Visit the University Recreation and Well-Being Center website or call (248) 370-4REC for more information.

Meadow Brook Hall rental discount

Save on your next event with a 10% discount on facility rental at Meadow Brook Hall with proof of your OUAA membership. The discount does not apply during the month of December. Call (248) 377-3300 for more information.