Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

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MSU Extension-Oakland
1200 N. Telegraph Road
Building 26 East, 2nd Floor
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone:   248-858-0880
Fax:       248-858-1477
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Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

​​​​​Welcome to MSU Extension - Oakland

MSU Extension is a statewide network that serves all Michigan counties.  Extension is charged with understanding the issues and opportunities of each county and its unique communities.  We work in partnership with other local organizations and agencies to plan and implement research-based educational programming that addresses the issues and challenges and takes advantage of the opportunities.  Please explore our web site and let us know your suggestions and how we can assist you!


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Advanced Placement (AP) Literature Prep Course

Current high school students can prepare to take the AP Literature test in a course taught by MSU faculty member Dr. James Davis. Dr. Davis will help students enhance their understanding of literary concepts that appear on the AP Lit test including: imagery, tone, audience, voice, structure, and diction. Additionally, students will learn how to compose analytical and precise essay responses.

Registration Deadline: December 19, 2017
Class Dates: Tuesdays, January 9 - April 10, 2018
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: Tollgate Center
Cost: $195

More info and online registration at AP Literature Prep Course:


News for Oakland County Residents

Oakland County offers free email subscription notifications so you'll be the first to hear about new MSU Extension workshops, services and newsletters.  Learn more. 


​Concerned citizens, decision makers, local leaders, resource professionals and lakefront property owners can learn about inland lake management and protection by enrolling in the MSU Extension Introduction to Lakes online course. Intro_to_Lakes_2.png


Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without
regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.

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Food Preservation Correspondence Course

A seven lesson course for anyone wishing to learn canning, freezing, or drying tech​niques using up-to-date information and methods so the food preserved is safe to eat. The cost of the seven lessons is $10.00 which covers all lessons sent through e-mail or $20.00 for lessons sent through the US Postal Service.
Register and pay online at: https://payments.g2gcloud.com/MSUE/. To enroll by mail, please complete and return the registration form with a check made out to MSU Extension – Oakland County.

Robin Danto
 at 248-858-0904
with questions.