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Diversity and Inclusivity

UW Oshkosh believes that a university community connects the perspectives and backgrounds of diverse social and academic groups of people. To meet this aim, a university community must be inclusive in its composition and support a civil atmosphere and a tolerant environment for learning. As a student at UW Oshkosh, you can take advantage numerous programs and services.

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Campus Centers

 

LGBTQ Resource Center

The LTBTQ Resource Center works to create awareness across campus and the community by identifying and responding to the concerns and needs of LGBTQ students, staff, faculty and allies. The Center provides quality programming, resources and services in a diverse and welcoming atmosphere. View the LGBTQ Resource Center Guide.

Women’s Center

The Women's Center strives to build the personal, academic and professional capacity of women by providing opportunities to connect, serve and lead.

 

Additional Resources

 

Multicultural Student Organizations

In striving to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all students, the University proudly provides numerous multicultural student organizations. The following is a sampling of these organizations.

 

Adult/Nontraditional

Nontraditional Student Organization (NSO)


The Nontraditional Student Organization— a peer support network — advocates for adult learners and provides them with academic and social support.

 

Ethnic

Asian Student Association (ASA)

Promotes cultural awareness within a social and academic atmosphere through a network of diverse Asian backgrounds.

 

Black Student Union (BSU)


Serves as an advocate for promoting cultural awareness on the UW Oshkosh campus and throughout the greater Oshkosh community.

 

Hispanic Cultures United


Promotes educational and cultural awareness of Hispanic cultures through educational, social and cultural activities and awareness programs.

 

Hmong Student Union (HSU)

Promotes the cultural, social and educational interests of all UW Oshkosh students and serves as the elected voice of the Hmong students to ensure that their concerns are considered in the academic and nonacademic operations of the University.

 

International Student Association (ISA)

Promotes awareness and understanding of the international student community at UW Oshkosh. It also plans and coordinates a variety of programs to enrich the lives of international students on campus.

 

Inter-Tribal Student Organization (ISO)

Promotes educational and cultural awareness throughout the University and community with social activities and awareness programs. It also supports Native Americans in their quest for higher education by advising, counseling and providing referral services for academic needs. 

 

MEC Coalition


Student organization of the Multicultural Education Center

 

Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)


Promotes educational and cultural awareness of Hispanic cultures through educational, social and cultural activities and awareness programs.

 

Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender

Rainbow Alliance for H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Perceive Equality)


The Rainbow Alliance for HOPE is a nonprofit social, educational and support organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and ally (LGBTQA) community. HOPE strives to support, educate, and provide a social environment for the LGBTQA population at UW Oshkosh and in the surrounding community.

 

Gender

Women’s Advocacy Council


The goal of the Women's Advocacy Council is to incite UWO students, staff and faculty to become politically and socially active in creating gender equality and empowering women. 

 

Political

College Democrats

College Democrats strives to promote the democratic party and values as well as engage students in the democratic process and voter education.

 

College Republicans


College Republicans gathers like-minded individuals to work towards the betterment of society as a whole.

 

Religious

Athletes in Action

Athletes in Action uses the platform of athletics to reach all students for Christ. They strive to create a safe environment where all students on campus have the opportunity to explore Christianity, hear about Jesus Christ and grow in their faith.

 

Campus Crusade for Christ


Helping to build spiritual movements everywhere so everyone knows someone who truly follows Jesus Christ.

 

Converge – A Chi Alpha Campus Ministries

 

Chi Alpha Campus Ministries is a Christian campus ministry on universities throughout the United States and around the world. It is a movement of college-age men and women earnestly following Jesus.

 

Lutheran Student Movement

Lutheran Student Movement is a student led, Christ driven organization created to promote the active participation of students in the life and mission of the Lutheran Church on their campuses, in their communities and as individuals.

 

Newman Center of Oshkosh

The Newman Center is a ministry to the students and faculty at UW Oshkosh. The mission of campus ministry is to help students develop a faith that is the center of their lives.

 

Titan Christian Fellowship


The Titan Christian Fellowship is an inter-denominational college ministry dedicated to making disciples of Jesus Christ, advancing the Biblical worldview, and equipping leadership for the Kingdom at UW Oshkosh.

 

Titan Unitarian Universalist Student Organization


The Titan Unitarian Universalist Student Organization promotes religious freedom and is open to diverse beliefs, working together.

 

UW Oshkosh Hillel


The UW Oshkosh Hillel is a Jewish-based organization that strives to provide an opportunity for Jewish students to meet and relate with other Jewish students on campus.

 

For a full list of student organizations on campus, visit OrgSync.