February 2014 News and Information
Study Abroad Fair
The Office of International Education (OIE) invites you to attend their one-stop shopping Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Reeve Ballroom. Learn about scholarships, grants and financial aid to help fund your time abroad. Study abroad trips as short as 10 days to as long as one year are available!
Strengthen your resume and career opportunities with an international experience. If you are unable to attend the Study Abroad Fair but would like more information, please contact OIE at (920) 424-0775 or stop in their office located in Dempsey Hall, room 202.
Graduate Student Association Meeting
The Graduate Student Association will be meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 4:45–6 p.m. in Sage Hall, room 2210. All students are welcome! The agenda will be posted closer to the date.
The Psychology Colloquium Series will have presentations by Psychology graduate students on Friday, Feb. 14 and Friday, Feb. 28 from 1–2:30 p.m. in Clow, room 48. The names of students and their presentation titles will be listed on their website. All campus members are welcome to attend.
Nontraditional Student Organization (NTSO) Welcomes You
The leaders of NTSO invite you to join them this spring for their monthly 3rd Thursday meetings and the cultural social events. To view their schedule of spring events, click here or connect with NTSO on Facebook. If you would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring 3rd Thursday Meetings
February 20, March 20 and April 17
Dempsey Hall, room 301
Summer Session 2014 Registration Begins
Are you looking for another way to pick up additional classes that you don’t have time to include in your spring and fall semesters? Look no further! Consider enrolling in Summer Session 2014 at UW Oshkosh. Registration for Summer 2014 classes opens on Monday, Feb. 24.
Summer Session classes are now viewable on Titan Web. Courses are offered in one eight-week and two four-week sessions beginning Monday, June 16 and ending Friday, Aug. 8. Students should check Titan Web for details regarding when they are eligible to enroll.
Graduate Students and Graduation
If you’re graduating this spring, make sure you have applied for graduation! For graduate students graduating with a master’s degree or completing a certificate or GAP, the deadline to apply for graduation or completion is Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
If you have already submitted your application for graduation, please do not submit another one. Contact your program coordinator or the Graduate Studies office at email@example.com or (920) 424-1223 with any additional questions you may have.
Show Me the Money: Scholarships, Grants and Loans
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications for the 2014-2015 school year are now available. All nontraditional students are strongly encouraged to apply for financial aid by the priority date of Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014. Don’t predetermine your eligibility for grants or loans, and apply today! If you have questions regarding the FAFSA, please contact the Financial Aid office at (920) 424-3377 or visit them in Dempsey Hall, room 104.
Apply for one of many scholarships available to nontraditional students at UW Oshkosh. Below are links to several sources for both undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
- DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday, February 28!
Lifelong Learner Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Alpha Sigma Lambda Scholarship
- Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate UW Oshkosh Students
- COEHS Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
- Graduate Scholarships
- Graduate Assistantships ** Applications for the 2014-15 Academic Year will be accepted beginning Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Early applications are strongly encouraged, as positions may be filled as early as Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014, for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Anti-virus Software for Students
If you are enrolled as a student at UW Oshkosh, you may download the Symantec Anti-virus software at no additional charge. Simply click here to visit the download website, and login using your UW Oshkosh Net ID. If you need additional assistance, please contact the Academic Computing Help Desk at (920) 424-3020, firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by their office located in Dempsey Hall, room 207.
Commuter Lounge Available
Are you looking for a place to study or relax between classes? Reeve Union has a Commuter Lounge that is located in room 210. It is a quiet area where commuters can study, read a periodical, make a pot of coffee, use the microwave, store belongings in a locker, and meet other commuter and nontraditional students.
Tax Forms – 1098-T
Tax forms with your 2013 tuition tax information are now available. You should have received an email from email@example.com. This is a VALID email; it is not spam or a scam. The email is a notification that your 1098-T form (tuition tax information) is available.
For more information about the 1098-T document, visit the website or contact Student Accounts at firstname.lastname@example.org. The 1098-T tax form contains important tax information related to tuition and other information for the calendar year 2013 which may be needed to complete your 2013 tax return and obtain Federal and State tax benefits.
Save the Date: Spring Career Fair
Career Fair on the Fox is one of the largest job fairs in the Fox Valley. Be sure to take the opportunity to “Get Hired!” at the UW Oshkosh Kolf Sports Center from 1–5 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2014. Attendees are asked to dress professionally and bring several copies of your current resume and business cards. This is an excellent opportunity to explore, even if you are not yet ready to look for a job. For more information, call (920) 424-2181 or go to Titan Jobs.