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May 2014 News and Information

LLCE Adult Student Resources Has a New Home

On Tuesday, April 22, the moving trucks arrived and helped with the relocation of our office, the LLCE adult student resources office. The move is complete, boxes are almost unpacked and we are continuing to settle into our new location on the second floor of Lincoln Hall. 

While we are no longer located in Dempsey Hall, our office remains open and ready to provide the support and advocacy for undergraduate and graduate adult nontraditional students that many have come to know and trust since 2004. 

Please stop by and visit us in Lincoln Hall, room 229. Students can also reach us via email ansr@uwosh.edu or by calling (920) 424-1137.

NTSO (Nontraditional Student Organization)

LLCE adult student resources welcomes NTSO’s newly formed leadership team who will finish out this school year and continue through 2014-2015. They are: Sherri Mahmoud, President (returning); Matt Jerger, President-Elect (new); Nicole Knueppel, Secretary (new); and Sharon McMonagle, Communications/Social-Media Specialist (new). A BIG thank you goes to Sherri Mahmoud for keeping NTSO afloat while these positions were filled! 

As this newsletter is being written, the leadership team is busy making plans to wrap-up this year, activities over the summer and programs/events for next year. Plans are even underway to attend a Timber Rattler baseball game in early June! Stay connected and up-to-date with NTSO events and other nontraditional students through their Facebook page or email them at ntso@uwosh.edu

Honors & Awards

Congratulations to all nontraditional and veteran (and dependent) students recently honored at the annual University Honors and Awards ceremony! We are proud of you and your achievements. Access the list of those who received honors or watch a recording of the awards ceremony online.

Book Buyback

Put money in your pocket by selling your textbooks back to the bookstore during Book Buyback. Buyback will be held during the following times:

Date Time
Thursday, May 8 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, May 9 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 10 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Monday - Thursday, May 12 - 15 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, May 16 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 17 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Monday - Tuesday, May 19-20  8 a.m. - 5 p.m

Student Accounts

Students are encouraged to check their student account for charges that may have been posted over the course of the semester and take care of balances that remain. Final payments for students on a payment plan were due on Friday, Apr. 25. Should you have a remaining balance it is imperative that you contact Student Accounts to make arrangements and settle your account before the summer semester begins. Unpaid bills may result in your classes being dropped. Tuition bills for Summer Session will be posted to student accounts sometime after Monday, May 26. 

Commencement and Alumni Email Accounts

LLCE adult student resources offers their congratulations to all nontraditional students who will receive their degree at Commencement on Saturday, May 17. 

All graduating students are eligible for a free ALUMNI E-MAIL ACCOUNT, courtesy of the UW Oshkosh Alumni Association. As an added benefit, students have the option to transfer their TitanApps student email account directly to an alumni account. For information, contact the Alumni Relations Office or call (877) 896-2586.

Spring Interim

Spring interim begins on Monday, May 19. Classes will run through Friday, June 6. NO classes will be held on Monday, May 26, due to the observance of Memorial Day.

Note: Polk Library often has different hours during the Interim and summer sessions. Please check the library website for current hours.

Financial Aid for Summer

Requests for summer financial aid are now being accepted. Students interested in receiving financial aid for their summer classes need to complete the form found on the Financial Aid Office website to request summer aid.  In order to be considered for financial aid for the Summer 2014 semester, students must file their 2014-2015 FAFSA. Contact the Financial Aid Office at fao@uwosh.edu or (920)424-3377 with any questions regarding financial aid.

Learn Study Skills Online Over the Summer

Learn effective study skills in four weeks over the summer via a one-credit 100% online class! Topics that will be covered include: time management, improving your memory, taking and using lecture notes, textbook and academic reading, exam preparation, and test taking. Register for ACAD 125: Comprehensive Study Skills or ACAD 169 College Reading Strategies. Click here or call (920) 424-1031 for more information. 

Summer Session

Summer session is rapidly approaching. Students may continue to register for classes until the first day of the summer session Monday, June 16. Campus will be closed and no classes will be held on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The final day of summer session is Friday, Aug. 8.

Youth Programs and Summer Camps

UW Oshkosh’s Continuing Education and Extension office sponsors excellent summer programs to enhance talent, intellectual development and personal growth for your children. Programs include: Women Soar You Soar, Fire Science Camp, and Camp Badger. For more information call, (920) 424-1129 or toll free (800) 633-1442.

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