Black and Gold Society

Individuals who have donated to Oakland University for three or more consecutive years are recognized with membership in Oakland University’s Black & Gold Loyalty Society.

Black and Gold Loyalty Society members help Oakland University strengthen our ability to create and sustain educational opportunities for deserving students.

  • Gifts of any amount to every area of Oakland University are accepted
  • Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are eligible to become members
  • Members are invited to exclusive events and recognized in the Honor Roll of Donors

Members of the Black & Gold Loyalty Society impact Oakland University through their support and commitment. By consecutively donating, Black & Gold Loyalty Society members demonstrate how one generation can promote the next. Members who give to Oakland University make an excellent investment that expands opportunities for education and the futures of students. Whatever the gift amount, Oakland University values donors and their contributions.

Black & Gold Loyalty Society members receive exclusive benefits, such as invitations to special events and recognition in our annual Honor Roll of Donors in the Oakland University Magazine.

Annual gifts can be made in many convenient ways. Individuals can respond to mailings, make a gift through the Oakland University telefund, via online giving, or contact our offices at (248) 370-4504.

If you have yet to renew your commitment to Oakland University this year and want to be counted in Oakland University’s Black and Gold Loyalty Society, you have until December 31st to make a gift.



Black & Gold Loyalty Society members attend a special thank you event, the Detroit Dance Artists Showcase, featuring OU student performers.

Your Gift Matters