Mentoring programs help new classified and academic staff members become more familiar with the organizational culture, accomplish their work, learn about University resources, and meet other staff members. In addition, the programs provide opportunities for current employees to grow and develop through a partnership with a mentor. Staff members interested in the program can receive more information, including an application form, by visiting the website.
Discounts for purchasing personal computer equipment/hardware and software.
No matter if you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, Alumni Career Services can help. Alumni Career Specialists have helped hundreds of alumni with career guidance.
Athletic passes are available from the Athletics Department. Refer to the website for more information about these passes and/or events.
Employees, families and domestic partners may eat at Blackhawk Commons (all-you-can-eat campus facility). Blackhawk accepts cash and Titan dollars. Blackhawk Commons may be reserved for meetings and special events.
Are you looking for a new challenge? How about an opportunity to apply your expertise, grow personally and professionally and earn extra money? Get involved with applied research or consulting projects, or instruction of public or on-site workshops at the Business Success Center. The Center can help UW Oshkosh faculty and staff members find opportunities, write proposals for service, and negotiate and develop contracts. Maybe you already have a project in the works. Ready to get involved or want to know more? Visit the Business Success Center website.
The NAEYC-accredited Children’s Learning and Care Center at UW Oshkosh offers quality and affordable childcare for University students, faculty and staff (priority is given to UW Oshkosh students’ children), accepting children newborn to 8 years of age. The Children’s Center is open through the academic year, including summer.
Bus rides are free anytime, anywhere, simply by showing your Titan Card. All staff members may park in the Sears Grand parking lot, for a full year or by semester, and ride the bus to campus by showing their Titan Card. For further information, contact the UW Oshkosh Parking Office.
The Office of Continuing Education and Extension develops and delivers educational outreach programs for both professional and personal growth. Programming includes conferences and institutes, workshops, certificate series and credit courses, both on and off-campus.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professionals offer confidential assessment, problem solving, short-term counseling and referral services to all University employees voluntarily seeking assistance for personal problems that affect them in the workplace for workplace problems. EAP offers employees up to five sessions of counseling and referral without charge. Typical presenting problems include: stress, low mood, grief, substance use, smoking cessation, co-worker conflict, sexual harassment, time management and a variety of family and parenting issues.
NEW ERA’S first area of collaboration was to develop a website to help with faculty and staff recruitment and retention. Many candidates for faculty and staff positions at educational institutions have spouses, family members, significant others or partners who will be looking for employment in the area.
The website listed is intended to facilitate this process by bringing together the websites of communities, higher educational institutions and companies in Northeast Wisconsin. These contain not only information on job opportunities, but also information on the education institutions and communities themselves. For more information, please visit out website, http://www.NEWERAonline.org or contact Career Services at (920) 424-2181. A Career Counselor can work with your souse or domestic partner to find employment.
The state-of-the-art Student Recreation and Wellness Center opened in September of 2007. More than 100,000 square feet of space is dedicated to informal recreation and wellness programs. The facility includes a three-court gym, multi-purpose gym, cardio area, strength theatre, walking/jogging track, golf simulators, group exercise studios, cyber café, media center, climbing wall, outdoor rental center, wellness station, locker rooms, offices and outdoor patio.
UW Oshkosh regular, adjunct and emeriti faculty and staff that have paid their membership fee and also possess a valid UW Oshkosh ID card may access the SRWC. Membership length is limits to the terms and length of the faculty or staff member’s contract. Payment may be made by cash, check or Titan dollars. Payroll deduction is an option and is highly encouraged.
The Gruenhagen Conference Center is a full-service, year-round conference center located on the UW Oshkosh campus. In addition to serving our conference guests, we also offer temporary housing on a daily, weekly or long-term basis for students, faculty and staff members. Sponsorship by a UW Oshkosh student, faculty or staff member is required for a guest to stay at the Conference Center.
The Healthy Titans 2010 program is dedicated to education, motivation and empowering UW Oshkosh employees, their families and students to make healthy lifestyle choices that provide for their optimal health and overall quality of life. All university employees are encouraged to participate in the Healthy Titans 2010 program which includes health risk and fitness assessment, health seminars and fitness classes. Fitness classes include aerobic exercise, pilates, toning, water aerobics, yoga and Trail Mix, a walking program with different length routes throughout campus. The Albee Hall weight room and a small weight room in Kolf Sports Center are also available to faculty and staff members.
Students and faculty/staff are able to use the University’s indoor pool and racquet ball courts when a valid Titan card is presented. Guests must be accompanied by a valid Titan ID holder, present a photo ID and be 18 years of ago.
The Multicultural Education Center (MEC) is located at 751 Algoma Boulevard. MEC houses the Norma Shanebrook Multicultural Library, a collection of books, artifacts and other materials that focus on the heritage and culture of African Americans, Indian Americans, Asians (particularly Southeast Asians- Hmong, Vietnamese and Cambodian) and Hispanic Americans. The MEC is a recourse for both the campus and community, and it sponsors a number of heritage month programs and cultural activities throughout the year.
Nonresident Tuition Waived
New employees (including spouses, dependents and domestic partners) relocating to Wisconsin may receive a waiver of nonresident tuition for taking courses at UW Oshkosh if the offer of employment is accepted, prior to applying for admission. For more information, contact the Registrar’s office, (920) 424-3007, or visit our website, http://www.uwosh.edu/gradstudies/.
NTD offers internet service at a reduced rate to all UW Oshkosh faculty, staff members and students.
Polk Library supports the information needs of faculty, staff members and students through a core collection of traditional library materials, a wide range of electronic information, numerous library services and several specialized collections. Universal Borrowing, accessible through the library’s online library catalog, is a library service that allows users to borrow materials easily and quickly from other UW System libraries. The library’s Electronic Reserves system provides easy and convenient access to course materials. Polk Library has an active library instruction program, providing course-related instruction about library databases and services.
Useful computer facilities within the library include 31 workstations in the Reference Room that provide access to all library’s electronic resources with convenient laser printing available. The library provides off-campus access to the majority of databases. There is also a general access computer lab located in Polk 118 for other computer needs such as word processing.
The Reeve Memorial Union’s services are available to all employees, families, domestic partners and others. These include Copy This!!, Titan underground, Salon Shahnaz, RUB Cinema movies, gallery, exhibitions, etc. Meetings, special events and even weddings may be booked by anyone. Full-service catering is available, along with up-to-date technology, etc.
Polk Library card privileges, continued campus email, Learning In Retirement organization classes and parking privileges are available.
The Health Place
The Health Place is a nurse-managed clinic that offers health and wellness services, including blood pressure checks, glucose and cholesterol screening, physical exams (by nurse practitioners), flu shots in the fall, nutritional counseling, and other services. Services are available to persons living within Winnebago County and without health insurance. The Health place is located at 510 Doctors Court on Bowen Street in Oshkosh. If you need more information, please call (920) 424-0837.
The UW System and Big 10 have contracts with hotels in many cities for employees traveling on government business. Many of these hotels will extend the contract rates or offer discounts to government employees traveling for pleasure as well as business.
All classified employees with prior approval are eligible for tuition reimbursement. All faculty and academic staff members, with halftime or greater appointments and with prior approval, are eligible for tuition reimbursement. Procedures and the tuition reimbursement form may be found on the Human resources website under training and development for current employees, www.uwosh.edu/hr/training/php/. For more information, please call the Human Resources Office at (920) 424-1166.
Cellular Phone Services
Several cellular phone carriers have discounts for state of Wisconsin employees. Contact your local carrier to see if they are contracted.
The UW Oshkosh Credit Union is a non-profit, financial institution owned and operated by our members for the benefit of all who belong. Our goal is to help our members help each other by providing a quick, economical source of confidential credit.
Membership is open to employees, alumni, and students of UW Oshkosh and members of their immediate families, and domestic partners.
Our mission is to ensure that all women; both on-campus and in the community- fulfill their potential and use their talent to the best of their abilities. A corollary to this mission is that of ensuring that both men and women learn to work, play and live together in ways that based on mutual respect and as understanding of not only gender differences but also differences of face, ethnicity, sexuality, and class.