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Equity and Affirmative Action

The Office of Equity and Affirmative Action at UW Oshkosh is committed to act affirmatively to eliminate underutilization of and increase opportunities for women and members of racial and ethnic minorities that have traditionally experienced discrimination.

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Gender Equity Council

The Gender Equity Council (GEC) ensures that the UW Oshkosh campus provides a safe, supportive, diverse and empowering environment for all women. GEC is comprised of campus leaders advocating to ensure a welcoming learning and work environment for women, especially women of color and LBGTQ; support the balance of work and personal lives; and hire, promote and retain a diverse campus community.

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Inclusive Excellence Council

The Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor's Inclusive Excellence (IE) Council was formed to integrate the ideals of diversity, inclusion, and equity into all levels of the University concerned with academic affairs. The results of the Campus Climate Survey and the Equity Scorecard will serve as guides for the committee in establishing action plans to promote these ideals. In keeping with UW System's working definition of diversity, the IE Council defines diversity broadly as both "individual differences" and "group/social differences" such as "race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, and ability as well as cultural, political, religious, or other affiliations." One of the goals of the IE Council will be to promote the exploration of the impact of differences on the learning process. These differences include the group/social differences named above; the status of students such as their socio-economic, marital, educational, employment, and/or family status; and their position as returning veterans, first-generation students, non-traditional students, transfer students, ESL students, and/or international students. The IE Council brings together administrators, classified staff, academic staff, faculty, and students who have demonstrated leadership in and promotion of an improved campus climate around diversity. As it is defined in this charge, demonstrated leadership references an established record of being a change agent on issues of diversity on campus. The charge of the IE Council is to provide leadership, education, and advocacy that will cultivate an equitable, inclusive, diverse, and supportive climate for people traditionally marginalized from and within the campus community.

For more information, contact  at (920) 424-1222.


American Indian Student Services

This office coordinates the retention services for Native American students, assisting them with all aspects of their college experience, personal as well as academic.

The mission of the American Indian Student Services (AISS) at UW Oshkosh is to provide academic support, cultural understanding and academic guidance and counseling referrals for American Indian Students. The AISS is responsible for providing programs and services that support persistence, retention and graduation for American Indian students. The AISS also assists with college transition issues unique to American Indian students.

For more information, contact at (920) 424-0229.

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Veteran's Resource Center

The Veteran's Resource Center is dedicated to providing support for our University's active duty veterans, guard members, reservists and dependents of veterans.

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Additional Resources

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Student Success Center

Campus Engagement Opportunities


Study Abroad Opportunities


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