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2 Interested in becoming a M2O student? This information session will offer you the opportunity to explore the benefits of the Concurrent Enrollment program.

3 What is M2O? Gateway to your college experience Macomb2Oakland (M2O) is an innovative partnership between Oakland University and Macomb Community College that allows students to take advantage of resources and course selection at the OU campus in Rochester and two Macomb Community College locations in Macomb County. Through M2O students can take classes at both institutions at the same time.

4 Benefits Admission to OU and Macomb through the free M2O online application Concurrent enrollment at OU and Macomb, offering the flexibility to take courses at one or both institutions during the same term Coordinated financial aid by combining credit for concurrently enrolled students

5 Benefits Expanded course selection Coordinated advising and course planning Timely completion of associate and bachelor’s degrees Access to the on-campus resources at both institutions, including OU housing

6 Who Is Eligible? First-year college students Transfer students with 32 credits or less Current Oakland University and Macomb Community College students with 32 credits or less

7 Who Is NOT Eligible? Students with more than 32 credit hours Varsity student athletes Students seeking second degree Direct admit nursing students International Students Some club sport participants Students enrolled or interested in Applied Health Science programs Select Admission Programs at MCC – Occupational Therapy Asst / Nursing / Physical Therapist Asst / Health Information Tech / Clinical Lab Tech Respiratory Therapy / Vet Tech, Surgical Tech, Nuclear Med Tech

8 Freshman Admissions Criteria Admissions to the M2O program is based on a combination of criteria, including cumulative GPA in academic subjects of 3.2 or above. Applicants must submit: High school transcripts ACT or SAT scores Application for undergraduate admission

9 How Freshmen Apply Apply as a M2O student online at oakland.edu/m2o Send official transcripts and ACT or SAT scores to: Oakland University Office of Undergraduate Admissions 101 North Foundation Hall 2200 North Squirrel Road Rochester, MI

10 Transfer Admissions Criteria Transfer students with 32 college credits or less and a minimum 2.5 GPA will be considered for admission to M2O. Students with less than 24 credits must also submit a high school transcript. To learn what credits will transfer to OU from Michigan community colleges, use the transfer equivalency guide at oakland.edu/equivalency

11 How Transfers Apply Transfers are encouraged to meet with a representative from OU’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions Apply as a M2O student online at oakland.edu/m2o Send official transcripts to: Oakland University Office of Undergraduate Admissions 101 North Foundation Hall 2200 North Squirrel Road Rochester, MI

12 How Transfers Apply If students have MORE than 24 credits: Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended must be submitted If students have LESS than 24 credits: Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended must be submitted, in addition to high school transcripts

13 Current OU Students Current Oakland University students with 32 credit hours or less may join the M2O program. Pick up a M2O update form at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 101 North Foundation Hall. This form must be completed and returned to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for processing.

14 Current Macomb Students Current Macomb students with less than 32 credit hours may join the M2O program. Find a M2O application form online at oakland.edu/m2o. This application must be completed and returned to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for processing.

15 Admission Deadlines Fall:July 1 Winter: October 1 Summer: April 1

16 M2O students apply for financial aid through Oakland University. Transferable credits at both institutions are combined to determine eligibility for aid, which is awarded through OU. The Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed online at fafsa.ed.gov. Include OU’s Federal School Code of Financial Aid

17 Financial aid is processed through OU and is deducted from the OU bill. Financial aid is not reflected on the Macomb bill; students must pay their tuition bill at Macomb based on the payment deadline established there. A student’s social security number is required to be on file at both OU and Macomb for tax reporting and financial aid purposes. Financial Aid

18 If you receive financial aid, it will be applied to your OU bill. If you do not have any OU charges or if you have more than enough financial aid to cover your OU bill, you will receive a refund. OU cannot send your refund to Macomb. Financial Aid

19 For financial aid questions, contact the Oakland University Office of Student Financial Services at (248) The office is located at 120 North Foundation Hall. Financial Aid Questions?

20 If you are receiving an academic scholarship or grant from Oakland University, you can still participate in the M2O program. Scholarships and Grants from OU

21 In addition to the federal and state awards, students in the M2O program are eligible to receive OU general fund scholarship and grant awards based on initial admission to OU. The awards are as follows and are based on funding availability: Distinguished ScholarTalented Scholar Academic AchievementAward Talented Transfer University Recognition AwardOU Academic Grant Geographic RegionOU Housing Grant Distinguished Transfer100% Tuition Grant Presidential Scholarship Scholarships and Grants from OU

22 Students who receive an OU scholarship must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) in OU credits for the fall semester of your admission year or the award will be permanently cancelled. In subsequent semesters, scholarships remain active only during semesters when you are enrolled in at least 12 OU credit hour courses. Scholarships

23 If you receive a Macomb Community College scholarship, you must enroll at Macomb for the total credits required for this scholarship. To learn more about scholarship requirements through the M2O program, visit oakland.edu/m2o. Scholarships

24 Campus tours are typically held Monday through Friday at both institutions. To tour OU’s campus, sign up at oakland.edu/toursandevents To tour Macomb’s campus, contact an admissions representative at the campus of your choice. Campus Tours

25 All new M2O students are required to attend an orientation program at Oakland University before they can register for classes at either institution. An orientation brochure will be sent to you shortly after you are admitted to the M2O program which provides greater detail about orientation. Orientation for M2O Students

26 Orientation for M2O Students In addition to the orientation at OU, we highly suggest that you visit Macomb’s Online Orientation. Visit macomb.edu and search “Online Orientation.”

27 At Orientation Students Will… Learn about university policies and resources Learn about your Oakland accounts Meet with an academic adviser and register for classes Secure an OU SpiritCard (ID Card) which is used to access library services, athletic events, Recreation Center, etc. Learn about financial aid and bill payment options

28 Visit oakland.edu/orientation to sign-up for a designated M2O orientation Academic Counselors from Macomb will be available to discuss your Macomb schedule at your orientation session (fall admits only) Financial Aid representatives will also be available to answer your questions (fall admits only) Orientation for Freshman Students

29 There are two components to the Transfer Student Orientation. Part One: Online Orientation oakland.edu/tso Part Two: On Campus Advising and Registration After students complete Part One, they are directed to sign up for Part Two. There are no designated M2O orientations for transfer students. Orientation for Transfer Students

30 Students will receive a bill from both Oakland University and Macomb Community College Classes taken at both Macomb and OU will be billed separately However, your financial aid award letter will come from Oakland University Billing

31 Visit oakland.edu/m2o To Learn More… Cheryl Rhodey Oakland University–Macomb (586) Jennifer Janes Oakland University Campus (248)


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