Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some of our most commonly asked questions: Frequently Asked Questions
Admission to UW Oshkosh
The first step to becoming a music major or minor, or simply participating in one of our ensembles is to apply for admission to the university. For more information either follow the link or contact the Office of Admissions, Dempsey Hall, (920) 424-0202.
Admission to the Music Department (Auditions)
Admission to all Music programs (Majors and Minors, with the exception of the Music Industry Minor) requires successful completion of an Entrance Audition. Please see Audition Information for details about deadlines, procedures, and guidelines.
Scholarships are available for new, incoming Freshmen. To be considered for one of these, a student must successfully complete a Scholarship Audition (which doubles as the Entrance Audition). Please visit our Scholarships page for a complete list of available Music Scholarships.
For more scholarships available at UW Oshkosh see the Financial Aid Office homepage or phone the office at (920) 424-3377.
UW Oshkosh offers a number of degree programs including BM in Music Education, BM in Performance, BM in Music Business, BM in Recording Technology, BM in Music Industry (business and recording technology), BA in Music with Composition, BS in Music, and a Music Minor. Please see our Degree Programs page for more details and contact information.
Our performing ensembles, both vocal and instrumental, are open to both music majors and non-music majors by audition. For more information and a complete list of our ensembles, please see our Ensembles page.
Auditions for ensemble participation are usually held the first week of classes in the fall, and sign-up sheets are usually posted at that time outside the ensemble directors' offices.
On occasion we may have openings for student positions within the department: office workers, music library, and ushers / stage crew. For more information and to see job availability, please see our Student Employment page.