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Transparency Reporting


Fiscal Year 2024 Reports

The following Oakland University information is provided in accordance with PA 103 section 241a (4).

Michigan Public Act 103 of 2023 requires each public university to
maintain in a public transparency website available through a link on its website homepage.

The website required by the act shall include all of the following concerning the public university.

  1. The annual operating budget
    1. A summary of current expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed as pie charts in the following 2 categories:
      1. A chart of personnel expenditures
      2. A chart of all current expenditures
  2. Links to all of the following for the public university:
    1. The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit.
      1. Administrative Professional
      2. Campus Maintenance & Trades
      3. Command Officers Association of MI
      4. Police Officer's Association of MI
      5. Professional Support Association
      6. Faculty Contract
      7. AAUP Oakland University Faculty Handbook
    2. Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of benefits that would constitute health care services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee of the public university.
    3. Audits and financial reports for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available.
  3. General fund revenue and expenditure projections for the current fiscal year and the next fiscal year.
  4. A listing of all debt service obligations, detailed by project, anticipated fiscal year payment for each project, and total outstanding debt for the current fiscal year.
  5. Oakland University’s policy regarding the transferability of core college courses between community colleges and the university.
    • Oakland University participates in the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) and Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) Articulation Agreement. Both agreements allow students to satisfy the university’s general education requirements at a Michigan community college except as noted below.
    • After transferring to Oakland University, students must complete a writing intensive course in the major and a capstone course. Students who have satisfied the MTA or MACRAO agreement must also either transfer in a course that is acceptable for the knowledge application (KA) requirement or take an approved KA course at OU after transferring. Under the MTA and MACRAO agreements, students from participating Michigan public community colleges must present for review a transcript bearing the “MTA Satisfied” or “MACRAO Agreement Satisfied” designation.
  6. A listing of all community colleges that have entered into reverse transfer agreements with the university.
    • Alpena Community College
    • Bay College
    • Delta College
    • Glen Oaks Community College<
    • Gogebic Community College
    • Grand Rapids Community College/
    • Henry Ford College
    • Jackson College
    • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • Kellogg Community College
    • Kirtland Community College
    • Lake Michigan College
    • Lansing Community College
    • Macomb Community College
    • Mid-Michigan College
    • Monroe County Community College
    • Montcalm Community College
    • Mott Community College
    • Northwestern Michigan College
    • North Central Michigan College
    • Oakland Community College
    • Schoolcraft College
    • Southwestern Michigan College
    • St. Clair County Community College
    • Washtenaw Community College
    • Wayne County Community College
    • West Shore Community College
  7. A dashboard or report card demonstrating the university’s performance in several “best practice” measures.
    1. By November 1 of each year, a public university shall report the following information to the Center for Educational Performance and Information and post the information on its website under the budget transparency icon badge:
      1. Opportunities for earning college credit through the following programs:
        • State approved career and technical education or a tech prep articulated program of study.
        • Direct college credit or concurrent enrollment.
        • Dual enrollment.
        • An early college/middle college program.
    2. For each program described in subdivision (a) that the public university offers, all of the following information:
      • The number of high school students participating in the program.
      • The number of school districts that participate in the program with the public university.
      • Whether a university professor, qualified local school district employee, or other individual teaches the course or courses in the program.
      • The total cost to the public university to operate the program.
      • The cost per credit hour for the course or courses in the program.
      • The location where the course or courses in the program are held.
      • Instructional resources offered to the program instructors.
      • Resources offered to the student in the program.
      • Transportation services provided to students in the program.
  8. Oakland University's report of the number and percentage of all enrolled students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Accessibility Statement

Oakland University is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website to conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard.

For more information on accessibility resources or to report an accessibility issue on the Oakland University website, please visit the Public Accessibility Statement webpage.

The Management and Budget Act, 1984 PA 431, Section 238, MCL 18.1238 requires biannual reporting of any self-funded projects that have a cost exceeding $1.0 million on the budget and performance transparency reporting section of the University’s website.

The July 2023 - December 2023 report is available here.