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Advising Snapshots
March 2014
This email was sent by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Faculty Adviser Development (FAD) group in the UARC.

March 2014 IMPORTANT DATES

March 3 — Fall registration begins for seniors
March 5 – 10 — Early Alert grading period
March 11 — Early Alert email sent to students
March 12 — Fall registration begins for juniors
March 19 — Last day to drop at 14 week course and earn a W (withdraw)
March 23 – 30 — Spring break
March 31 — Second seven week courses begin
April 1 — Fall registration begins for sophomores
April 10 — Fall registration begins for freshmen

Exploration

Just like there is more than one reason why students question their major or career path, there are multiple campus resources available to help students with issues related to academic and career exploration.

The Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC)
Student Success Center, Suite 202 (920) 424-1268
The UARC assists with ACADEMIC exploration through guided information gathering.

  • Counseling — Professional 201 Academic and Career Exploration (1 credit course)
  • Individual advising sessions
  • Resources for exploration
  • Peer Advising Liaisons (PALs): Educating students about the process of major changing
  • Degree planning materials

The Counseling Center
Student Success Center, Suite 240 (920) 424-2061
The Counseling Center provides in-depth self-assessment and assists with PERSONAL challenges or barriers to decision-making.

  • Individual appointment
  • Group counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Personality assessments
  • Self-help library for students and staff

Career Services
Student Success Center, Suite 125 (920) 424-2181
The Career Services Office assists with CAREER exploration and professional connections

  • Exploring internships
  • Job fair information
  • Resumes/cover letter/interviewing
  • Professional skills development

Student Leadership and Involvement Center (SLIC)
Reeve Union, Room 105 (920) 424-0847
  • TitanLink: Club and organization lists
  • Student leadership and involvement consultation
  • Ticket and event signup
  • Leadership library
  • SLIC Resources

The UARC recommends the following websites for major and/or career exploration:

  • UW Oshkosh Home Page
    Find links to Academic Advising, Academic Departments, Career Services, E-Bulletin, Student Clubs/Organizations and more!
  • What Can I Do With This Major?
    Select a college then a major and get an easy to read printable handout of many related career options.
  • WISCareers (UWO Code = osh-c427)
    Free online assessments, detailed career information, and school search to find graduate schools that offer programs you are considering.
  • OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook (from the Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    Great resource for up-to-date career information.
  • O*Net: Occupational Information Network
    Contains a skills search activity to help you identify your skills and match them to potential occupations.

Watch for University Studies Program updates each Tuesday of the Academic Year at: uwosh.edu/usp

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