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Undergraduate Bulletin 2007-2009
Academic and Student Services

May 2007  



Administrative, Educational and Support Services

Academic Advising
Academic Assistance Program
Academic and Student Services
Academic Computing
Career Services
Children’s Learning and Care Center
Counseling Center
Dean of Students
Disabled Student Services
Division of Academic Support
Multicultural Retention Programs
Pre-College/Outreach Programs
Student Support Services
Multicultural Education Center
Document Services
Internships
Legal Services
Media Services
Parking-Motor Vehicle Regulations
Forrest R. Polk Library
Postal Services
Project Success
Reading/Study Center
Student Health Center
Study Abroad and National Student Exchange Programs
Testing Services
University Bookstore
Veterans' Services
Women's Advocacy Council

Student Activities and Organizations
Athletics
Intercollegiate Athletics
Intramural Sports
Communication
Concerts and Lectures
Honorary Societies
Music
Reeve Memorial Union
Student Government
Student Leadership and Involvement Center
Student Publications
United Students in Residence Halls

Residence Life
Housing Policy
Residence Halls
Residence Hall Food Service

ADMINISTRATIVE, EDUCATIONAL, AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Academic and Student Services

Academic and Student Services are intended to help students with their personal, academic, and vocational development, and to help them become informed, responsible decision-makers. These services are designed to complement the teaching mission of the University.

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Academic Advising (UARC)

The Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC) is located on the first floor of Dempsey Hall, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh 's centrally located administration building. The office staff is available to serve all University students and staff from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday twelve months a year. Hours are extended during peak periods as announced in the web page: www.uwosh.edu/advising.

All students are assigned an advisor in the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center when they are admitted to the University. Students are assigned a faculty advisor when they are accepted into a major or college. Graduate students are assigned an advisor from their appropriate academic program.

The advisors in the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center work with faculty from colleges and departments for the purpose of enabling students to develop academic goals and to be successful in meeting College and University requirements needed for graduation. Their responsibilities include: counseling new students regarding appropriate courses consistent with high school record, ACT results, major/minor, and academic and career objectives; counseling continuing students regarding major and career options, appropriate courses based on academic and career objectives, personal goals, financial concerns, and appropriate referrals; and communication regarding overloads, late add/drops, late withdrawal from the University, course waivers/substitutions, curriculum modifications, General Education requirements, major/minor requirements, and graduation requirements. Advisors are responsible for administering College and University policy.

Contact: Undergraduate Advising Resource Center, Dempsey Hall 130
Phone: 920-424-1268
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Academic Computing

Academic Computing provides computer support to students, faculty, and staff of UW Oshkosh.  We provide support by maintaining:  e-mail services, the UW Oshkosh Help Desk, file storage services, five general access student computer labs, web services and all university-owned computers.

Students are automatically given an e-mail account on the UW Oshkosh email server as soon as they are admitted.  This e-mail account can be accessed on or off-campus using the TitanMail link or address (http://webmail.uwosh.edu).  Faculty, advisers, and campus administrators use the assigned student e-mail address to communicate deadlines, events, and other useful information to all students.  The email system also includes a web calendar.  If you would like assistance with use of your TitanMail account, please contact the UW Oshkosh Help Desk.

The UW Oshkosh Help Desk is located in Dempsey 207 (behind the Career Services area).  It is open 7:45am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday.  The Help Desk relocates to Radford Lab during the Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend to assist student returning to campus with password changes.  The Help Desk is accessible in person, by phone at 424-3020, or via email at acshelp@uwosh.edu.  Students in the Residence Halls should call ResNet/MIO at 424-0863 for assistance with the computer connection in their rooms.

The student file storage server is accessible directly from the five computer labs and through internet connection from the residence halls and off-campus.  Each student is assigned a username, password and 75M of storage space on the student server.  We encourage students to use the student server for file storage instead of carrying floppy or zip disks.  The username and password you use to access your personal server folder are the same credentials you will need to use computers in the five student computer labs.

The five student computer labs are located in Clow Classroom 238, Halsey Science 101, Polk Library 118, Radford basement, and Swart Hall 229.  Radford computer lab is open 24-hours during academic terms.  The over 450 computers in the labs are replaced on a 3- to 4-year cycle and include Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.  Students may use the computers to assist them with any course, whether or not the course explicitly requires computer use.

Upon request students can be assigned an account and space on the UW Oshkosh web server to create their own web pages.  These requests and other calls for assistance using the labs or student accounts can be made to the UW Oshkosh Help Desk, located in Dempsey 207 (acshelp@uwosh.edu or 424-3020). 

Additional information, including hardware recommendations, campus wireless access locations and reduced cost software information can be found at http://www.acs.uwosh.edu.

Contact: Laura J. Knaapen - Dempsey 213
Phone: 920-424-2368
E-Mail: knaapen@uwosh.edu
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Career Services

The Career Services Office at UW Oshkosh provides a variety of services to undergraduate and graduate students as well as to alumni. These services include Titan Jobs, job search advising, on-campus interviewing, part-time and summer job postings, on-campus postings for work-study and student assistant jobs, help in developing interviewing techniques, job referrals, job skills workshops and job fairs, There is a career resource area online with company links, career assessment and interviewing tips.

The office is located on the second floor of Dempsey Hall, Room 230, and is open Monday-Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or later by appointment. Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Hours may change during interim, summer and vacation periods. Career Services staff are here to help - stop in often!

Contact: Ted Balser, Career Services - Dempsey 230
Phone: 920-424-2181
E-Mail: careerservice@uwosh.edu
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Children's Learning and Care Center

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Children's Learning and Care Center offers a warm, open, educational atmosphere for your child. Activities in art, large and small motor development, music, science, math, language arts, block building, and dramatic play are planned around a weekly unit. Children may choose from the planned activities and/or engage in supervised free play.

Infants and toddlers are kept on their individual schedules for eating, napping and waking, and are exposed to an array of developmentally appropriate activities, stories, songs, finger plays, and art as well as lots of individual attention. Child Care is available for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students, faculty, and staff children ages newborn to eight years. Drop-In care is also available.
The Children's Center is located on campus in Swart Hall on the corner of Algoma Blvd and Woodland Ave. Child care is available whenever classes are in session:
Two-14 week terms - M-F 7:15 - 5:20
Two-3 week interims - M-F 7:15 - 5:20
One-8 week summer term - M-R 7:15 - 4:45

Contact: Sandra Kust, Director
Phone: 920-424-0260
E-Mail: kust@uwosh.edu
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Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides counseling services for currently enrolled UW Oshkosh students. Partners and time limited families of currently enrolled students may be seen with them. Prospective students and UW Oshkosh Alumni may be seen for career counseling on a fee for service basis.

The Counseling Center's mission is to provide psychological services to students who strive to be more effective in their academic, vocational and personal lives, thereby advancing the educational mission of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. We provide a full spectrum of therapy services ranging from depression, suicide, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse to more developmental issues such as adjustment to college life, overcoming academic success barriers, and relationship concerns.

We also provide career counseling to assist students who are uncertain of their academic or vocational direction. A wide variety of information about occupations and educational programs is also available in the Counseling Center Career Library. The Center is open Monday from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, during the 14-week terms. All counseling sessions are confidential.

Contact: Counseling Center - Dempsey Hall 201
Phone: 920-424-2061
E-Mail: abhold@uwosh.edu
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Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office supports the educational mission of the University by providing a variety of programs, activities and services which promote critical thinking, an appreciation for diversity, independent growth and life adjustment skills in men and women.

The Dean of Students Office fosters an environment that is based on the belief that:

The Dean of Students serves as a contact office to bring problems and concerns as well as providing advice and guidance to students in the areas of student organizations and activities. The office provides leadership training, administers the Student Discipline Code, and coordinates new student orientation programs. In addition, the Dean's Office provides advising for the following organizations or groups: fraternities and sororities; Allocations Committee; and students with disabilities. The Titan Volunteer Program and Titan LEAD are also coordinated through this office.

Contact: Dean of Students - Dempsey Hall 125
Phone: 920-424-3100 (general)
920-424-1319 (TTY)
920-424-2405 (fax)
Web Site: www.uwosh.edu/dean
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Disabled Student Services

The University has many services and auxiliary aids to increase access for students with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation, students with disabilities should contact the Coordinator of Services for Students with Disability, Dean of Students Office. Application should preferably be made at least eight weeks in advance, but will be received at any time.

Study areas for students with disabilities are located in Dempsey Hall 120 as well as Polk Library 111. These facilities are equipped with adaptive furniture and computer equipment (i.e., visual-enlargement systems, voice-activated software, screen readers, track-balls, adjustable keyboards, etc.)

The ADA Advisory Board is an advisory committee and includes students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders. This group provides information and recommendations responsive to the needs and concerns of individuals with disabilities.

For other areas of service see:

Contact: Coordinator of Services for Student with Disabilities, Dean of Students Office, Dempsey Hall 125
Phone: 920-424-3100 (general)
920-424-1319 (TTY)
920-424-2405 (fax)
Web Site: www.uwosh.edu/dean/disabilities.htm
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Division of Academic Support

The Division of Academic Support (DAS) is a one-stop, student support center, serving as the anchor of retention efforts at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh for multicultural and disadvantaged (M/D) students. The DAS has the primary responsibility of providing academic and student support services and programs which assist in the recruitment, matriculation, retention and graduation of MD students, including the following student populations: African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, Native-American and eligible first generation, low-income and disabled students. The DAS consists of the office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Multicultural Retention Programs, PreCollege Programs, Student Support Services(SSS) and the Multicultural Education Center (MEC).
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Multicultural Retention Programs (MRP) serves as the umbrella for a variety of programs and services. Its goal is to enhance the academic performance of students of color at the university.

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PreCollege Programs offer residential experiences which help middle and high school students of color and students from financially-disadvantaged backgrounds prepare for post secondary education. The programs include academic, career and personal development courses, as well as social and cultural activities. There are six PreCollege programs available for middle and high school students. These include the following:

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Student Support Services (SSS) is a TRIO Program, federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education to serve First-generation, low-income and/or disabled students. The project is designed to help students maximize their academic potential and achieve their career and personal goals in college. SSS services include:

Enrollment is limited to eligible students and an application must be made directly to the SSS Program.
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Multicultural Education Center (MEC) sponsors programs and activities to increase the level of understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity both on campus and throughout the cultural community. The MEC is the umbrella for the following student organizations;

The MEC is also the home of the Norma Shanebrook Multicultural Library, a special resource for the University and the larger community. The collection includes books, periodicals, pamphlets and other documents. The library focuses on various cultural groups and their relationships with European american cultures. Works in the collection focus on issues of multiculturalism, diversity, cross-culture history, racism, socialization processes, and education in American Society.

The MEC Open House is scheduled annually on the Sunday before Labor Day. The open house provides an opportunity to showcase the MEC to first year students, parents and the campus community. It also provides an avenue to meet the Division staff, student organization leaders and experience cultural diversity through food-presentation and cultural exhibitions.
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Document Services

This center provides printing services for the production of materials related to University Programs, services, and purposes. The services are also available to students for classroom use as well as recognized University student groups.

Contact: Document Services - Dempsey Hall 119
Phone: 920-424-1122
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Internships

Internships, which are administered through the individual colleges, help students gain "on-the-job" experience in their fields of study. Examples of internship possibilities include the following:

Nearly every academic major in the University's curriculum provides students the opportunities to apply what they have learned in an actual work setting.

Contact: The department of the major under which the internship is listed, or Career Services for additional opportunities.
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Legal Services

Oshkosh Student Association retains an attorney who by appointment is available to provide legal services to students. The student staff sponsors programs throughout the year about legal rights and responsibilities, and provides students with a yearly publication of off-campus housing availability.

Contact: Student Legal Services - Reeve Union SLIC 105E
Phone: 920-424-3203
Email: studentlegal@uwosh.edu
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Media Services

Media Services has a comprehensive range of instructional systems and technology services that support the University's multiple educational and institutional missions.

Classroom support for audiovisual equipment including computers and display is provided by three Instructional Technology Services centers located in Polk, Clow, and Halsey. Media Maintenance and Repair Services maintains and repairs audiovisual and other electronic equipment and also provides audio recording and sound reinforcement. The Classroom Modernization program is administered through Media Services.

Media Services is responsible for operation of the university cable television network, distance education classrooms and videoconferencing services for Internet Protocol (IP), compressed video (ISDN), and KSCADE networks as well as satellite downlink for live broadcast or off-air taping.

Media Services provides instructional design and media production services. The Instructional Resources Center provides, graphic design and production, web site, development, slide production services and the Student Presentations Lab. The Instructional Development and Authoring Lab (IDEA Lab) is a computer-based environment for faculty programs, staff training, web-based course development and multimedia production. Instructional Television Services provides studio and location video production as well as post production services.

Contact: Media Services
Phone: 920-424-7363
E-Mail: dvoracek@uwosh.edu
Web Site: http://idea.uwosh.edu/media_services/home.html
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Parking-Motor Vehicle Regulations

Parking on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus is by permit only (except for metered spaces). During business hours (7:45 AM to 4:30 PM) parking permits may be obtained from the Parking Services Office located in the lower level of Blackhawk Commons, from University Books & More or from 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM Monday-Thursday and 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Friday at the Visitor Information Booth located off Algoma Boulevard, across from Reeve Memorial Union. Permits are NOT required for weekend parking from 4:30 PM on Friday to 6:00 AM on Monday (except for Disabled, Reserved or Restricted spaces).

Contact: Parking Services Office - Lower level, Blackhawk Commons
Phone: 920-424-4455
E-Mail: parking@pobox.uwosh.edu
Fax: 920-424-0906
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Forrest R. Polk Library

Polk Library (http://www.uwosh.edu/library/) supports the information needs of students through a wide range of electronic information, a core collection of traditional library materials, numerous library services and several specialized collections. Traditional collections include books, current journal subscriptions, and multimedia items. The library provides access to many forms of electronic information such as full text journal articles, electronic reserves, the library's catalog, catalogs of other UW System libraries and other digital resources. University borrowing allows students to check out material from any UW System library directly online and have the material delivered to Polk Library in 3-5 business days.

Over 40 workstations in the library provide access to all the library's electronic resources. The library also provides off-campus access to the majority of its online resources for students, faculty and staff. There is a general access computer lab located in Polk 118 for other computer needs such as word processing.

The library is normally open 100 hours a week. With a valid TitanCard, students can checkout books, videos, and other materials from the library. Your valid TitanCard also allows you to use online services such as Universal Borrowing, Interlibrary Loan and more!

Contact: Polk Library
Phone: 920-424-4333
Library Hours: http://www.uwosh.edu/library/hours.html.
E-Mail: infodesk@uwosh.edu
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Postal Services

The main campus postal operation is located in Dempsey Hall. Students with questions related to campus mail service are welcome to stop in.

A complete postal substation is available to students and visitors in the Reeve Union Newsstand. Newsstand hours are 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM weekdays and 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM weekends. Express Mail, Fax, and UPS services are available at the University Bookstore Office. Intra-campus mail delivery is provided to students between residence halls and all other campus locations.

Contact: Postal Service - Dempsey Hall 122
Phone: 920-424-1145
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Project Success

Project Success is an academic remediation program for specific language handicapped adults with dyslexia. These students are academically able and have determination to succeed in spite of a pronounced problem in one or more of the following areas: reading, spelling, arithmetic, writing, and/or speaking. Project Success students are mainstreamed into the regular university curriculum across all four colleges: Letters and Science, Education and Human Services, Business, and Nursing.

Dr. Robert Nash, Professor of Education and the first Director of Project Success, started the pilot program in 1979 with seven students. Today there are over 200 students. Academic remediation has expanded to include the areas of written expression, comprehension of written and spoken language, math, and the social aspects of dyslexia. Project Success has received both national and local recognition through television, radio, and the print medium.

The goals of Project Success are:

1. That each student become academically and socially independent.

2. That each student graduate from UW Oshkosh or another post secondary educational institution.

Help offered to reach these goals includes:

1. Direct remediation of reading, spelling, and arithmetic deficiencies through the use of an adaptation of the Orton-Gillingham technique. The technique consists of direct instruction and other instructional practices that train the students across a summer program to simultaneously use their visual, auditory and kinesthetic senses in learning how to use the language's phonemic (sounds) structure to read and spell. Our summer transition program is a prerequisite to the academic-year program for students who are not admitted in full standing.

2. Tutoring assistance throughout each term.

3. Understanding the effects of dyslexia upon one's life through an organized summer program which uses group dynamics and interaction to help participants come to an understanding of the social and psychological effects of dyslexia and to help them deal with those effects.

Applying to Project Success

Prospective students must send a handwritten letter expressing interest and requesting a Project Success application. Please include:

Name of applicant
Address
Telephone number
Name of parent/guardian (if applicable)

Those interested should apply no more than two years prior to desired entrance. The completed application will be placed on the active list for the desired entry date. Approximately one year before entrance, the applicant, with parent(s), will be scheduled for an assessment and personal interview.

Important:
Acceptance into Project Success does not grant acceptance into the University. Admission to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and acceptance into the Project Success Program is a joint but separate process. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh admissions procedures must be followed before acceptance into Project Success can be offered. The current minimum requirements for entry into the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh as a Project Success student is:

Contact: The Office of Admissions
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Boulevard
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-424-0416

Contact: Project Success-Nursing/Education 26
Phone: 920-424-1033
E-Mail: kitz@uwosh.edu
Web: www.uwosh.edu/success


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Reading/Study Center

Reading Study Center services and facilities are available to all university students who want to develop more sophisticated reading and study techniques. Information is available on time management, textbook study, concentration, note-taking, test-taking, and memory.

Students may register for a variety of unit (cr.) classes including Interdisciplinary Studies 125 Comprehensive Study Skills (1 cr.), Interdisciplinary Studies 169 College Reading Strategies (1 cr.), and Interdisciplinary Studies 100 Developmental Reading (2 cr.). Individualized programs and one-hour workshops are also available. As an additional learning support service, the Reading Study Center provides supplemental instruction (SI) for selected general education courses.

Contact: Reading Study Center, Nursing/Education 201
Phone: 920-424-1031
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Student Health Center

The Student Health Center is located on the first floor of Radford Hall. Health care is provided to all registered students Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Appointments and walk-in services are available. During the fall and spring semester, Monday evening appointments are available when classes are not in session. There is no cost for routine visits, but there are nominal charges for procedures, lab work, medications and supplies. When the Health Center is closed, students can be seen at their own expense, by their family physician, local walk-in clinics or at one of the local emergency rooms. It is recommended that all students have health insurance coverage. Information about a university recommended plan is available at the Student Health Center.


Contact: Student Health Center - Radford Hall
Phone: 920-424-2424
Web Site: www.uwosh.edu/health_center/
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Study Abroad and National Student Exchange Programs

Study Abroad

UW Oshkosh offers unique programming in over 20 foreign countries. Choose to earn intensive language credits or choose a program taught in English in your academic field of study.

Most UW Oshkosh programs are 10-day to full semester faculty-led programs offered over winter break, spring interim, summer break or even a full semester. On these programs, a faculty member from UW Oshkosh accompanies a group of UW Oshkosh students throughout their stay in the foreign country.

UW Oshkosh also offers a number of student exchange programs, where UW Oshkosh students "trade places" with students from a university abroad while paying tuition at UW Oshkosh.  UW Oshkosh faculty do not accompany individual exchange students abroad.

Approximately 65% of all UW Oshkosh students who study abroad apply for financial aid to pay for all or some of their expenses. Apply for financial aid for study abroad in a matter of moments, right on your study abroad application! Study abroad grants may also be available to eligible students.

A complete listing of study abroad programs offered through UW Oshkosh is available on our web page. If you don't see a location or program which fits your needs, visit or contact the Office of International Education to discuss other possibilities for semester abroad and short-term programs.


Contact: Office of International Education, Dempsey Hall Room 146
Phone: 920-424-0775

E-Mail: oie@uwosh.edu
Web Site: http://www.uwosh.edu/oie/oie.html
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National Student Exchange

Coordinator: Dr. William Baurecht

Opportunity to Study at Another University

If you would like to study outside Wisconsin while paying tuition and student fees at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, consider the National Student Exchange (NSE). You can study for up to one calendar year at another NSE-member college or university. With more than 190 colleges and universities from which to choose, you can find a campus with just the right environment and combination of courses and facilities to meet your academic and personal needs. As you consider the possibilities, you will notice that NSE extends beyond the borders of the United States to include Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and six Canadian provinces. Students participate in NSE to:

Eligibility

The following minimum eligibility criteria apply:

Information

Visit the National Student Exchange Web site www.nse.org.

Directories of member institutions available in the Office of International Education, Dempsey 146.

Contact: the NSE coordinator: Dr. William Baurecht
Phone: 920-424-0775
Email: baurecht@uwosh.edu
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Testing Services

Testing Services is located in the lower level of Polk Library Rooms 2, 3, 4 and 6. The department has two primary roles, which include testing and test scoring.

A variety of paper/pencil and computer based tests are administered by the department. These include, but are not limited to, the following examinations: The national college entrance ACT and SAT, GRE (Graduate Record Examination), LSAT (Law School Admission Test), MAT (Millers Analogies Test), NBCC (National Board of Certified Counselors), PRAXIS I/ PPST (Pre-Professional Skills Tests), PRAXIS II (Teacher Subject Assessments), and Wisconsin state regional course placement for English, Mathematics and Foreign Languages. In addition, the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) exam is administered. The GRE, PRAXIS I (PPST), and TOEFL exams are administered only in computerized format.

Residual ACT testing is also available. Examinees should be aware that exam scores for the residual ACT have very limited acceptance outside the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Test scores are available immediately after testing.

The CLEP (College Level Examination Program) and DANTES DSST(Dantes Subject Standardized Tests) examinations are administered as part of the college's unit (cr.) by examination program.

The department also provides space for year round classroom, correspondence, distance education, make-up, testing, an exam study room equipped with computerized exam practice capability and test preparation study guides. The department also provides selected vocational and professional exams leading to certification. Additional space and accommodations are available for non-standardized testing of students who meet criteria set by the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Students seeking general testing information, test registration, exam preparation, or non-standard testing accommodation information may contact the department.

Contact: Testing Services - Polk Library 4
Phone: 920-424-1432
Web site: http://www.uwosh.edu/testing

Cooperative Academic Partnership Program CAPP

Course Number Course Name
Cr.
Art 105 Understanding the Arts
3
Biology and Microbiology 105 Biological Concepts-Unity
4
Biology and Microbiology 221 Human Anatomy/Physiology
5
Chemistry 105 General Chemistry
5
Chemistry 106 General Chemistry/Quant Analysis
5
Economics 106 General Economics
3
Economics 206 Principles of Economics I (Micro)
3
Economics 207 Principles of Economics II (Macro)
3
English 101 College English I
3
English 214 American Literature II
3
English 225 Modern British Literature
3
English 226 Modern American Literature
3
French 248 Fourth Sem French for CAPP
5
German 248 Fourth Sem German for CAPP
5
Spanish 248 Fourth Sem Spanish for CAPP
5
Mathematics 171 Calculus I
4
Mathematics 172 Calculus II
4
Music 102 Theory of Music/General Student
3
Physics/
Astronomy 107
General Physics
5
Physics/
Astronomy 108
General Physics
5
Political Science 105 American Govt/Politics
3
Communication 111 Fund of Speech Communication
3

CLEP - College Level Examination Program
Score Levels Required for Credit at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Subject Examinations
Scaled Score
CRS.
Credit Granted As
Humanities
50
6

See Coordinator of Academic Advising (Dempsey 130)

Natural Sciences (non-lab)
50
6
Social Sciences and History
50
6
Chemistry
50-62
5
Chemistry 105 General Chemistry I.
Chemistry
63 and above
10
Chemistry 105 General Chemistry I and 106 General Chemistry II
General Biology
50-56
4
Elective Degree Credit in Lab Science
General Biology
57 and above
4
Biology 105 Biology Concepts-Unity
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
50
3
Elective Credit in English
English Composition with essay 90 minute UWO preferred)
50
3
English 101 College English I (Completes lower-level WBIS requirement)
Freshman College Composition with optional Essay (3 hour exam)
50
3
English 101 College English I (Completes lower-level WBIS requirement)
History of the United States I
49
3
History 201 US History to 1877
History of the United States II
49
3
History 202 US History Since 1877
Western Civilization I
50
3
History 101 Early Civilization
Western Civilization II
48
3
History 102 Modern Civilization
College Algebra
60
3
Math 103 Introduction to College Algebra I
College of Mathematics
50

3

Elective Credit in Math
American Government
50
3
Poli Sci 105 American Government and Politics
Introductory Psychology
50
3
Psych 101 General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
50
3
Sociology 101 Introduction to Sociology
 
Introductory Business Law
54
3
Business 321 Business Law I
Principles of Marketing
53
3
Business 371 Introduction to Marketing
College of Nursing      
Human Growth and Development
50
3
Nursing 001 Nursing I

Note: For detailed information about the CLEP program, test information, exam study guides and test registration, please call Testing Services at 424-1432.

 

AP - COLLEGE BOARD ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM
Score Levels Required for Credit at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Department AP Exam
Score
CRS
Credit Granted As
Art Art History
3, 4 or 5
3
Art 001 Elective Credit in Art
  2-D Design
 
 
Art Department will review portfolio for Art or General Elective Credit
  3-D Design
 
 
Biology Biology
3 or 4
3
Biology 001 Elective Credit in Biology
   
5
4
Biology 105 Biological Concepts-Unity or Biology 106 Biological Concepts-Diversity
Chemistry Chemistry
3
5
Chem 105 General Chemistry
   
4 or 5
10
Chem 105 Gen Chemistry and Chemistry 106 Gen Chemistry w/Qualitative Analysis
Computer Science Computer Science A
4 or 5
3
Comp Sci 221 Intro to Programming in C++
  Computer Science A or Computer Science AB
3
3
Comp Sci 001 Elective Credit in Computer Science
  Computer Science AB
4 or 5
7
Comp Sci 221 Object-Oriented Programming and Design I and
Comp Sci 262 Object Oriented Programming and Design II
Economics Micro Economics
3
3
Econ 001 Elective Credit in Economics
   
4 or 5
3
Econ 206 Microeconomics
  Macro Economics
3
3
Econ 001 Elective Credit in Economics
   
4 or 5
3
Econ 204 Macroeconomics
English English Language and Composition
3, 4 or 5
3
English 101 College English I
  English Literature and Composition
3, 4
3
English 225 Modern British Literature or Eng 226 Modern American Literature
   
5
6

English 101 College English I and Eng 225 Modern British Literature or Eng 226 Modern American Literature
Foreign Languages French Language
3
3
French 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression. Placement into French 204. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 8 additional retroactive credits are awarded for French 110 & 111.
  French Language
4
3
French 204 Intermediate Reading. Placement into French 301 Advanced Conversation. If student earns a grade B or better upon course completion, 13 additional retroactive credits awarded for French 110, 111, 203 & 208.
  French Language
5
6
French 204 Intermediate Reading and French 301 Advanced Conversation. Placement into French 304 Advanced Composition. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 13 additional retroactive credits are awarded for French 110, 111, 203 & 208. (A waiver for French-209 Vignettes Culturelles will be granted if student chooses to major or minor in foreign language and completes other requirements.)
Foreign Languages French Literature
3
3
French 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression. Placement into French 204 Intermediate Reading. If a student earns grade of B or better upon course completion, 8 additional retroactive credits are awarded for French 110 & 111.
  French Literature
4 or 5
6
French 204 Intermediate Reading and French 301 Advanced Conversation. Placement into 300 level literature course. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 13 additional retroactive credits are awarded for French 110, 111, 203 & 208. (Waiver for French 209 Vignettes Culturelles as outlined above.)
Foreign Languages German Language
3
3
German 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression. Placement into German 204 Intermediate Reading. If a student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 8 additional retroactive credits are awarded for German 110 & 111.
Department AP Exam
Score
CRS
Credit Granted As
Foreign Languages German Language
4
3
German 204 (Placement in German 301) If student receives a grade of B or better, 13 additional retroactive credits for German 110, 111, 203 and 207 will be awarded.)
   
5
6
German 204 and 300 level German course (Placement in German 304) If student receives a grade of B or better, 13 additional retroactive credits for German 110, 111, 203 and 207 will be awarded. Waiver of 208 if major or minor and completion.)
Foreign Languages Italian Language and Culture 3 3 Foreign Language Elective (HU)
  Italian Language and Culture 4 3 Foreign Language Elective (HU)-Students seeking a BA degree will have the foreign language requirement waived.
  Italian Language and Culture 5 6 Foreign Language Elective (HU)-Students seeking a BA degree will have the foreign language requirement waived.
Foreign Languages Spanish Language
3
3
Spanish 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression. Placement into Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 10 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111 & 207.
  Spanish Language
4
3
Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading. Placement into Spanish-301 Advanced Composition and Conversation. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 15 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111, 203, 207, & 208.
  Spanish Language
5
6
Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading and Spanish 301 Advanced Composition and conversation. Placement into Spanish 304 Advanced Composition and Conversation II. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 13 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111, 203 & 207. Additionally, Spanish 208 Intermediate Conversation II may be waived as a requirement for the major or minor.
Foreign Languages Spanish Literature
3
3
Spanish 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression. Placement into Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading. If student earns a grade of B or better upon course completion, 10 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111 & 207.
  Spanish Literature
4 or 5
6
Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading and Spanish 301 Advanced Composition and Conversation. If student earns a grade of "B" or better upon course completion, 15 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111, 203, 207 & 208.
Geography Human Geography
3
3
Geog 001 Geography Elective
   
4 or 5
3
Geog 111 Human Geography
History United States History
3, 4 or 5
6
History 201 US History to 1877 & History 202 Modern US History Since 1877
  European History
3, 4 or 5
3
History 102 Modern Civilization
  World History
3, 4 or 5
3
History 008 Elective Degree Credit in Social Science
Latin Latin Literature
3, 4 or 5
3
Foreign Language 001 General Elective credit
  Latin Vergil
3, 4 or 5
3
Foreign Language 001 General Elective credit
Mathematics Calculus AB
3, 4 or 5
4
Math 171 Calculus I
  Calculus BC
3
4
Math 171 Calculus I
   
4 or 5
8
Math 171 Calculus I and Math 172 Calculus II
  Statistics
3, 4 or 5
3
PBIS 189 - Problem Based Inquiry Seminar-Statistics
Music Music Theory
3, 4 or 5
6
Music 102 Music Theory for the General Student & Music 219 Music and Culture
Physics Physics B
3, 4 or 5
10
Phy/Ast 107 General Physics and Phy/Ast 108 General Physics
  Physics C Mechanics
3, 4 or 5
4
Phy/Ast 007 General Elective degree credit in Lab Science
  Physics C Elec/Mag
3, 4 or 5
4
Phy/Ast 007 General Elective degree credit in Lab Science
Political Science US Gov/Politics
3
3
Pol Sci Elective Degree Credit in Social Science
   
4 or 5
3
Pol Sci 105 American Government & Politics
  Gov/Pol Comparative
3
3
Pol Sci Elective Degree Credit in Social Science
   
4 or 5
3
Pol Sci 101 Intro to Government
Psychology Psychology
3, 4 or 5
3
Psych 101 General Psychology
Science Environmental Science
3
3
Biology 001 Elective credit in Biology
   
4 or 5
4
Biology 104 Ecosphere in Crisis

For additional information about your high school's participation in the Advanced Placement program, see your academic advisor or visit your high school Guidance Office.

 

International Baccalaureate
Score Level Required for Credit at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Course and Level Score
Units (crs.)
Course Equivalency
Art/Design - SL     No credit
Biology - HL 5, 6, 7
4
Biology 105
Biology - SL     No credit
Business and Organization - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Business Administration Elective 001 (Lower Level)
Chemistry - HL 5, 6,7
10
Chemistry 105 and 106
Chemistry - SL     No credit
Computer Science - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Computer Science Elective
Computer Science - SL     No credit
Economics - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
Economics 206 and 207
Economics - SL     No credit
English - HL 4, 5, 6,7
3
English Elective (Humanities)
Environmental Systems - SL     No credit
French - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
French Literature (Advanced)
German - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
German Literature (Advanced)
History - HL     Credit determined on an individual basis. See department chairperson for review.
Advanced Mathematics - SL     No credit
Mathematics - HL 5, 6, 7
4
Mathematics 171
Mathematical Methods - SL     No credit
Mathematical Studies - SL     No credit
Philosophy - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Philosophy 109
Philosophy - SL     No credit
Physics - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
10
Physics 109 and 110
Physics - SL     No credit
Psychology - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Psychology 101
Social Anthropology - HL 5, 6, 7
3
Anthropology 232
Social Anthropology - SL     No credit
Spanish - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
Spanish Literature (Advanced)
Theatre Arts - SL     No credit

Full Diploma Credit award based on individual course completed and exam grades received.
Updates and revisions of these test credit evaluations are completed annually. Contact the Test Credit Examiner/Transfer Student Coordinator for an updated and accurate list of UW Oshkosh credit by examination information.

Contact: Transfer Student Coordinator/Test Credit Examiner - Dempsey 135J
Phone: 920-424-0202 or 920-424-0404
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University Books & More

University Books & More, located in Reeve Memorial Union, is your source for used and new textbooks, a variety of general books including best sellers, school and art supplies, greeting cards, and authentic University of Wisconsin Oshkosh clothing and gift items. Our Weekly Bestsellers are always 30% off, and we will be happy to order any book not in stock at no additional cost.

Contact:University Books & More
Phone:920-424-0277
Fax:920-424-1082
Visit us online at:
www.uwosh.edu/bookstore
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The Corner Convenience Store

The Corner Convenience Store, in Reeve Memorial Union, operated by University Books & More, is your quickest and closest place to get groceries, refrigerated food & drinks, frozen foods, bulk candy, health and beauty products, newspapers and magazines, photo processing, balloons, ready made sandwiches and Fair Trade products. It is the place to rent DVD's and Console games.

Contact:Corner Convenience Store
Phone:920-424-2343
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Veterans' Services

Veterans attending the University may be eligible for benefits from the Veterans' Administration and/or the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs.

For information regarding all aspects of veterans' educational benefits, veterans may call the VA National Toll-Free Number, 888-GIBILL1. Additional information can be found on the Department of Veterans Affairs web site at: http://www.va.gov or by writing directly to the Veterans Administration Regional Office, Building 6, Milwaukee, WI 53295; information on Wisconsin state benefits can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs web site at: http://dva.state.we.us or by writing directly to the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs, P.O. Box 7843, Madison, WI 53707.

On campus, veterans may contact the Veterans' Benefits Coordinator to submit an application for benefits, to file change of place of training forms, to request or submit enrollment verifications, and to discuss related matters.

Contact:Veterans' Services Coordinator - Dempsey Hall 146D
Phone:920-424-1804
E-Mail:va@uwosh.edu
Visit us online at:
www.uwosh.edu/registrar/veterans
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Women's Advocacy Council

Our goal is to incite University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students, staff, and faculty to become politically and socially active in creating gender equity and empowering women. In order to accomplish this goal, we work to: raise awareness of impediments to gender equity, collaborate with other UWO organizations to promote attitudes and policies that empower women, and provide an atmosphere where individuals seeking gender equity and women's empowerment can interact, discuss current events, and plan social and political activism. In order to accomplish these objectives, we attend community, regional, and national activist events; we organize informational, social, and activist events on the UWO campus; and we work toward educating the campus community, through the distribution of information about current issues that relate to gender equity and women's empowerment. All students are encouraged to participate in the council. Contact: Helen Bannan, 424-0892 or Liz Cannon, 424-3247. More information is also available at www.uwosh.edu/wac.

Contact: Helen Bannan
Phone:920-424-0892
Contact:Liz Cannon
Phone:
920-424-3247
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STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

Athletics

Intercollegiate Athletics

For spectators and competitors, the 21 sport intercollegiate athletic program offers a wide variety of opportunities to University students. Our athletic program is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The sports program is a member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC).

Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and wrestling. Women's sports include basketball, cross-country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball.

Intercollegiate athletics at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has enjoyed great success at the conference, regional, and national levels. Most recently, national championships were won by baseball (1985, 1994); women's cross country (1987, 1988, 1991 and 1996) men's cross country (1988, 1989, 1990 and 2002), women's gymnastics (1989 and 1990) and women's outdoor track and field (1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000 and 2004), indoor track and field (1994, 1995, 1996, 2004, 2005 and 2006) Women's Basketball (1996).

University student-athletes enjoy excellent athletic facilities. The Oshkosh Sports Complex includes the 10,000-seat stadium for football, soccer, an all-weather 400m outdoor track, baseball field and softball field. Kolf Sports Center seats 6,000 for basketball and volleyball, and includes a 200-meter indoor track and five tennis courts. The first floor gyms are used for the nationally ranked Titan gymnastics team. Albee Hall features swimming and diving. The tennis teams enjoy eight new courts for their workouts and meets.

Contact:Intercollegiate Athletics - Kolf Sports Center
Phone:920-424-1034
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Intramural Sports

The Intramural Sports Department is the campus recreation and physical activities program designed to meet the needs of the student body. Competitive leagues, free time recreational activities, club sports and yearly physical activities are conducted out of this department.

Competitive opportunities are available in basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, volleyball, badminton, wrestling, and swimming with organized leagues for both men and women as well as coed.

Sports clubs such as men's and women's bowling and men's and women's volleyball are all sponsored by the department. Non-competitive sports offered are Self Defense Clubs and Water Ski Team.

All members of the campus community are encouraged to make use of the various programs, special events, and facilities.
Contact:Intramural Sports - Kolf Sports Center 133
Phone:
920-424-2323
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Communication

The Department of Communication offers a varied program in debate and radio-television-film. Programmed participation opportunities are available to majors and non-majors in these areas. Students may elect to satisfy up to eight credits as a major and four credits as a non-major toward graduation requirements through these programs. Students interested in debate may call the Director of Forensics at 920-424-7048; students interested in Radio-TV-Film experience may call 920-424-3131.

Contact:Communication Department Arts/Communication S106
Phone:920-424-4427
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Concerts and Lectures

A number of cultural and educational events of major importance are made available to students each year through special arrangement by student and staff groups. They bring to Oshkosh a galaxy of nationally known speakers, musical and entertainment organizations, including bands, combos, dramatic groups and individual artists.

Through such organizations as the University Speaker Series, and Reeve Union Board, students have an opportunity to contact a number of nationally known people who visit the University each term. The music department sponsors annually a chamber arts series of four programs featuring outstanding professional solo and chamber music groups.

Contact:Reeve Memorial Union
Phone:920-424-2346
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Honorary Societies

Several honorary societies have chapters on campus, which are open to students who meet academic and other requirements.

Alpha Kappa Delta, Gamma Chapter
International Sociology honor society. Eligibility: "B" average or better in sociology, "B" average or better overall, junior standing (minimum), completed at least 4 regular sociology courses at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Sociology major or have a serious interest in sociology.

Contact:Peter Remender
Phone:920-424-2030

Beta Gamma Sigma
National honor society in Business Administration. Eligibility: top 7 percent of junior class, top 10 percent of senior class and top 20 percent of MBA class in College of Business Administration.

Contact:Joann Cross
Phone:920-424-1311

Kappa Delta Pi
National honor society in Education. Open to undergraduates who have junior standing and 3.25 GPA; graduates need to have completed 12 units (crs.) with a 3.50 GPA.

Contact:Thomas Fischer
Phone:
920-424-7237

Kappa Tau Alpha
Kappa Tau Alpha recognizes outstanding scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Membership is by invitation only, based on scholastic achievement and commitment to the profession. Membership is restricted to the top ten percent of junior and senior journalism majors.

Contact:James Tsao
Phone:
920-424-0352

Mu Kappa Tau
The National Marketing Honor Society is committed to recognize and encourage individuals seeking a life long commitment to an exceptional standard of ethics and achievements within the marketing field. Eligibility: Marketing majors who rank in the top 10 percent of the junior class or the top 20 percent of the senior class, and maintain an overall cumulative 3.25 GPA.

Contact:Brian Lilly
Phone:
920-424-7201

Phi Alpha Theta
National honor society in History.

Contact:M. Cavender
Phone:920-424-7158


Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Chi Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Honor Society in Political Science. Membership by invitation to those Political Science majors with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and 3.3 in Political Science.

Contact:David Siemers or Druscilla Scribner
Phone:920-424-0435 or 920-424-0924


Psi Chi
National honor society in Psychology. Provides students with enrichment and opportunity in the discipline of psychology. Eligibility: minimum 3.2 GPA in psychology and 3.0 overall, minimum 9 units (crs.) of psychology earned at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and at least 45 units (crs.) earned at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Contact:Susan McFadden
Phone:
920-424-2308

Sigma Theta Tau
Eta Pi Chapter - National Honor Society in Nursing, facilitating development of excellence, leadership and creativity in nursing. Open to faculty, students and community nurse leaders. Students in upper 1/3 of class, 3.0 GPA and having completed half of major.

Contact:College of Nursing Office - Nur/Ed 148
Phone:920-424-2121

Sigma Iota Rho
Gamma Chapter-International honor society in International Studies. Recognizes accomplishment and service of students in International Studies. Eligibility: junior standing at least 18 units (crs.) completed in courses giving unit (cr.) toward the International Studies Program including at least 9 upper level units (crs.), completion of BA Foreign Language requirement, 3.2 cumulative GPA and 3.3 GPA in International Studies courses.

Contact:Kenneth J. Grieb
Phone:
920-424-1291

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Music

The Music Department offers opportunities for any student interested in musical performance to participate in the Symphonic/Concert Band, University Wind Ensemble, University Choir, Chamber Choir, University Women's Chorus, University Opera Theatre, University Symphony, Jazz Ensembles, Percussion Ensemble, and Handbell Choir.

While a large number of students in these groups are either majors or minors in music, any student who has ability and experience in music is encouraged to join the organization of his/her choice, subject to acceptance by the individual director of each organization. Units (crs.) may be earned toward graduation by membership in one of the groups. A total of four units (crs.) in musical organizations may be used toward completing graduation requirements for the general student.

Contact:Music Department - Arts/Communication N210
Phone:920-424-4224
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Reeve Memorial Union

Reeve Memorial Union is the architectural highlight of the campus as well as the community's gathering place. The open-concept, glass-and-steel building boasts 163,000 square feet of space for activities, meetings, conferences, movies, banquets, concerts and myriad other events. Housed in the Reeve Union are Mi Taza coffeehouse, Marketplace food court, Titan Underground club, Gail Floether Steinhilber Art Gallery, Corner Convenience Store, University Books and More retail store, Titan Central information desk, UW Oshkosh credit union satellite branch, hair salon, theatre with stadium seating, and 20 meeting rooms and numerous lounge and prefunction areas. Reeve Union: 920-424-2346, www.reeve.uwosh.edu. Reservations and catering can be handled by calling 920-424-2435 or visiting the administrative offices in room 104 of Reeve Union.

Contact: Reeve Memorial Union
Phone:
920-424-2346
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Student Government (OSA) The Oshkosh Student Association

OSA is the constitutionally recognized voice of the student body in all general University polices by being an equal partner with faculty and administration in the governance of the campus. The legislative powers of OSA are vested in a bicameral legislature, with a Senate composed of 25 representatives elected by students in the various colleges and an Assembly composed of representatives from recognized student organizations on campus. Executive Officers of OSA (President and Vice President) are elected by the student body in the spring, and are assisted by presidentially appointed Directors.

OSA Student Legal Services provides students with the service of an attorney, who is available to advise on all legal matters including landlord-tenant problems and parking tickets. In addition, OSA publishes an annual "Off Campus Housing Guide" and a subletting guide. Legal Services has volunteer positions available assisting the Director and Attorney.

There are also a number of opportunities to become involved in OSA as a student representative on one of the approximately 50 University Committees that oversee various aspects of the university. Membership is open to all interested students, and information on these committees is available in the OSA Office.

Contact:OSA (Oshkosh Student Association) Reeve Memorial Union 105E
Phone:920-424-3202
Web Site:http://www.uwosh.edu/osa/
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Student Leadership & Involvement Center (SLIC)

With over 100 active student organizations on campus there is something for everyone! The SLIC is home to the Oshkosh Student Association (OSA), Reeve Union Board and Reeve Advisory Council (RAC), Inter-fraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council, Student Allocations Committee, Multicultural Education Council (MEC), and a wide variety of other recognized student groups including service clubs, academic and honorary organizations, professional groups that represent various academic departments and majors, foreign language and cultural clubs, religious groups, student governing bodies, recreational clubs and many special interest groups.

Located in Reeve Union, it is designed to create a friendly, professional community for students and their organizations. It serves as an initial contact point for potential student leaders as well as the communication center for all student organizations. It provides office space, resources and leadership development training to student groups and their members. Our staff is dedicated to encouraging student development and enhancing the overall educational experience through involvement in leadership activities outside the classroom.

Contact:SLIC - Reeve Union
Phone:
920-424-4453
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Student Publications

The Advance-Titan, the student-run newspaper at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, was founded in 1894 as the Oshkosh Advance. It has been serving students, the University and the community under its current name for the past 20 years.
Each week during the academic year, 8,500 issues of the Advance-Titan are distributed on the campus and throughout the surrounding city of Oshkosh. The newspaper includes the latest campus news and events along with coverage of local, state and worldwide news. As a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and Associated Press, The Advance-Titan has been rated All-American for 35 semesters. In addition, the Advance-Titan has won national Peacemaker Awards in 1973, 1981 and 1991 for professional quality and innovations in journalism.

All students, regardless of major or minor, are welcome to gain valuable experience including newspaper writing, editing, photography and layout, advertising sales and production, circulation or online journalism.

Contact:The Advance-Titan - Reeve Memorial Union
Phone:
920-424-3048

Wisconsin Review is the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh's nationally recognized literary arts magazine. Each year since 1966 Wisconsin Review has published three issues of poetry, fiction and artwork. Every month the Wisconsin Review staff evaluates hundreds of submissions by national and international writers, seeking work that defines the contemporary literary scene. In order to offer the gift of quality, cutting-edge literature, Wisconsin Review seeks students of any major to evaluate, edit, publicize, manage and produce the magazine.

Contact:Wisconsin Review
Phone:
920-424-2267
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United Students in Residence Halls

The United Students in Residence Halls (USRH) is the overall residence hall governmental body. The purpose of USRH is to provide an opportunity and means of self-expression and self-government by the students living in the residence halls on the Oshkosh campus. It serves as a recommending body to the Department of Residence Life and other departments that can relate to and affect student life in residence halls. USRH is based on the philosophy that student input is necessary when determinations are made on policies that impact student conduct, social and academic programming and operational procedures. Each residence hall has USRH representatives that have been elected or appointed by individual hall governments. USRH also has an executive board composed of officers elected by the students for a one-year term.

Along with having the opportunity to be part of the legislative body, hall residents are encouraged to actively participate in one of the organization's many committees. Students may be part of the USRH Hall Fund Committee, Activities Committee, Leadership Development Committee, Policies and Appeals Committee, Food Committee, Safety and Security Committee and other task forces and ad hoc committees. For more information regarding specific committees, contact the USRH office.

As well as offering these opportunities for involvement, USRH sponsors two weekend leadership retreats each year, provides funding to individual halls for nonalcoholic programs. Residents are also given the chance to attend several state, regional and national residence hall association conferences each year.

Contact:United Students in Residence Halls - Scott Hall first floor
Phone:920-424-4334
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RESIDENCE LIFE

Housing Policy

Freshmen and sophomores (students who have not earned 60 or more units (crs.) prior to the beginning of classes in the fall term) are required to live in residence halls. Veterans and married students are exempt from this policy. Students within the official UW Oshkosh commuter range (45 miles) may request to commute to school from their parent's home (Board of Regents Resolution 2915). This campus also exempts those students who reach age 21 along with those who have earned at least 48 credits and have resided on campus for four semesters prior to the first day of classes.

Contact:Department of Residence Life - Gruenhagen
Phone:
920-424-3212
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Residence Halls

Residence hall facilities are offered on a contract basis for the full academic year. The dining service contract is incorporated within the housing contract and is discussed below under University Dining.

The residence halls on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus are an integral part of the University community. More than a convenient place to sleep, the residence hall provides an environment where an individual may grow intellectually, socially, and culturally. Each residence hall community offers opportunities to become involved in self-government, hall programs, and recreational opportunities. Intended benefits of residence hall life are that students will learn to assume responsibility for developing their individual lifestyles while also learning to get along with other people.

Each residence hall is staffed by a Residence Hall Director, who is assisted by a staff of Community Advisors. Residence hall councils, under the leadership of United Students in Residence Halls (USRH), work for the common goals of all residents. Students and staff work together to make the residence hall a desirable place in which to live.

When a student is admitted to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, a room and board contract offer is sent to him or her. Preference in determining housing assignments will be given to students on a first-come basis. Contract acceptance forms must be accompanied by a prepayment of $125.00, which is applied toward the spring term room rental. Residence hall assignments are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry.

All residence halls, except Taylor, Fletcher and Evans Halls and The Stewart Community, are closed during Thanksgiving, semester break, and the term and spring recesses.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus includes eleven residence halls that house more than 3,600 students. Types of living arrangements that are available include coed high-rise halls, coed low-rise halls, and a coed hall consisting entirely of single rooms for upper class and graduate students. The residence halls provide recreation, study, laundry and kitchen facilities, plus a variety of educational, social and recreational programs to make the hall a living and learning center.

Breese Hall - Named for J. A. Breese, chairman of the music department from 1923-1952, and opened in 1962, capacity 246 men and women.
Clemans Hall - Completed in 1960, capacity 208, coed, is named for former physics instructor and University vice-president, Earl Clemans.
Donner Hall - Opened in 1962, capacity 246, coed, is named for Dr. C. Barbara Donner, professor of history from 1926 and 1956.
Evans Hall - Opened in the fall of 1965, capacity 244, coed, is named for Maysel Evans, faculty member at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh from 1929-1963. The hall is open during the academic breaks.
Fletcher Hall - The largest of the "low-rise" residence halls, capacity of 520, coed. Opened in 1964, it is named for Walter H. Fletcher, a professor at the University from 1918-1944. Fletcher is open during the academic year breaks.
Nelson Hall - Opened in 1965, capacity 244, coed, named for N. Peter Nelson, staff member from 1924-1962.
Scott Hall - Opened in 1967, it is a 10-story high-rise facility, capacity 1,200, coed, named after Louise E. Scott, faculty member in the Department of Education from 1929-1962.
The Stewart Community - Named for Mary Stewart, faculty member from 1926-1960, opened in 1965, capacity of 115 single rooms for coed graduate and upper-class students and is open during the academic year breaks.
Taylor Hall - Occupied in 1963, capacity 504, coed, named for Dr. Hilda Taylor, chairman of the English Department from 1928 to 1944. Taylor is open during the academic year breaks.
Webster Hall - Capacity 200, coed, erected in 1957, and named for Emily Webster, former teacher of mathematics.

Contact:Department of Residence Life - Gruenhagen Conference Center - Room 263
Phone:
920-424-3212
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University Dining Meal Plans

The University Dining Programs - Every student living in a residence hall is required to participate in one of the university food service programs. The housing contract is a legal document, which specifies the meal plan chosen by the student who signs the contract.

Meal Plan Options - University Dining offers six meal plans to choose from: The All Access meal plan, 21 meal plan, 14 meal plan, Block meal plan, the Titan Dollar meal plan, or the Upper Class 90 Block plan. Although all students are invited to join a meal plan, students living in the residence halls are required to participate in one of these plans.

The 21 Meal Plan
This is the best value of all the meal plans. You may eat 21 meals a week. Two of your meals are "bonus" meals, which may be used for a guest or as an extra meal during a time in which you have already eaten once.
Includes Titan Dollars.

The 14 Meal Plan
This is the most popular of the meal plans. You may choose any 14 meals a week. Two of your meals are "bonus" meals, which may be used for a guest or as an extra meal during a time in which you have already eaten once.
Includes Titan Dollars.

The Block Plan - 145 for each term.
This plan is probably the most flexible as each semester you would have a total of 145 meals to be used. Block plans average 8 meals per week if you eat during the interim and about 10 per week for the regular 14-week term. You may use the block plan for as many guests at a time as you wish. When the meals are gone, the plan ends.
Includes Titan Dollars.

The Titan Dollars Plan
This plan includes a set Titan Dollar amount, but does not include any meals. A student on this plan will pay the per-meal cost at the all-you-care to-eat facilities and the ala carte price in the retail operations.

**When using Titan Dollars the student does not pay 5% sales tax on meal purchases.
***The cost of the meal plans will be billed to each student's account.

Contact:University Dining Office - Blackhawk Commons, Room 8
Phone:
920-424-2391
For current information and pricing visit www.reeve.uwosh.edu/dining.
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