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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. 

Academic Advising (UARC)

The Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC) is located on the second floor of the Student Success Center. The office staff is available to serve all University undergraduate students, faculty and staff from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, twelve months a year. Hours are extended during peak periods as announced on the web 

www.uwosh.edu/advising.

All undergraduate students are assigned an adviser in the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center when they meet advising criteria for their major established by the department/college. Graduate students are assigned an adviser from their appropriate academic program.

The advisers in the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center work with faculty from colleges and departments in order to best assist students in the development of academic goals and strategies for success in meeting College and University graduation requirements. Their responsibilities include: advising new students regarding appropriate courses consistent with their interests, skills, values, high school record, ACT results, majors/minors of interest and academic and career objectives; advising continuing students regarding major and career options, appropriate courses based on interests, skills, values, 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/USP requirements, major/minor/degree requirements and graduation requirements. Advisers are responsible for administering College and University policy.

Contact: Undergraduate Advising Resource Center, Student Success Center, Suite 202
Phone: (920) 424-1268

Information Technology

Information Technology provides computer support to students, faculty and staff of UW Oshkosh. We provide support by maintaining:  email services, the UW Oshkosh Help Desk, six general access student computer labs, wireless services and all university-owned computers.

Students are automatically given an email account on the UW Oshkosh email server as soon as they are admitted. This email account can be accessed on or off-campus using the TitanMail link on the mail UW Oshkosh web page. Faculty, advisers and campus administrators use the assigned student email address to communicate deadlines, events and other useful information to all students. The email system also includes a web calendar to assist students in maintaining their class and work schedules, including exam deadlines. For assistance with their TitanMail account, students should contact the UW Oshkosh Help Desk.

The UW Oshkosh Help Desk is located in Dempsey 207.  It is open 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is also open during the Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend to assist students returning to campus with password changes. The Help Desk is accessible in person, by phone at (920) 424-3020, or via email at helpdesk@uwosh.edu.  Students in the Residence Halls should call ResNet/MIO at (920) 424-0863 for assistance with the computer connection in their rooms. Assistance is also provided in the general access student computer labs throughout campus.

The student computer labs are located in the basement of Clow Classroom, Halsey Science 101, Polk Library 118, Radford basement, Sage 1208 and Swart Hall 229.  The Halsey 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.  To use computers in the six student computer labs, students are assigned a NetID.  The NetID is also used for wireless access and to login to campus resources, such as the course management system, Desire2Learn (D2L). 

The Presentations Lab, located in the basement of Polk Library, is another resource for students.  The lab is staffed to assist students with multimedia and graphical technology, including digital cameras available for checkout.  Student familiar with these or other technologies can apply for one of the many jobs available in Information Technology, from lab consultant to device support technician to application developer.

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

Contact: Anne Milkovich, CIO
Location: Dempsey 306B
Phone: (920) 424-4480
E-Mail: 

Career Services

The Career Services Office at UW Oshkosh provides students with a variety of career related resources, information and services. Learn about internship opportunities, access your Titan Jobs account, get help with resumes and cover letters, enroll in a Professional Skills course, attend career and networking events, search for internship and full-time positions, meet with a Career Adviser. 

Contact: Jaime Page-Stadler, Director of Career Services - Student Success Center, Suite 125
Phone: (920) 424-2181
E-Mail: cservice@uwosh.edu

Children's Learning and Care Center

Our mission is to provide exemplary early care and education through the use of early childhood best practices within a safe and caring environment for children and families in the UW Oshkosh learning community and our collaborating partners.

Because we believe that children learn best through play and active engagement in their learning environment, we purposely plan and implement meaningful experiences based on Creative Curriculum and Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards and Guiding Principles. To assure that all children experience success, we partner with parents and use information gained from observation and individual assessment to intentionally teach and support the learning and development of each child.

The Children’s Center is located on the University campus in Lincoln Hall on the corner of Algoma Boulevard and Wisconsin Street.

For more information, check out our Web Site: www.uwosh.edu/childrens_center.

Contact: Sandra Kust, Director
Phone: (920) 424-0260
E-Mail:

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides free and confidential counseling services for currently enrolled UW Oshkosh students. Partners and families of currently enrolled students may be seen with them. Prospective students, UW Oshkosh Alumni and community members 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.

The Counseling Center also provides 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 Library. The Center is open Monday from 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., during the 14-week terms.  

Contact: Counseling Center – Student Success Center, Suite 240
Phone: (920) 424-2061

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office supports the University’s mission by providing students with services and opportunities that enhance critical thinking, an appreciation for diversity and holistic development.

The Dean of Students Office serves as a valuable point of contact for students, faculty and parents. We provide guidance and support to help students resolve disputes through problem solving and self-advocacy skills. We also assist students with emergency situations including medical withdrawals, emergency student contact, and assisting students when they must be away from campus. The Dean of Students Office provides leadership on campus by providing advocacy for victims of crime, coordinating the Student At-Risk Response Team (SARRT), and partnering with the Oshkosh community on the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Taskforce. The office helps to coordinate special events on campus including New Student Advisement & Registration Programs, Orientation Programs, and selection of student speakers & award recipients for Commencement. The Dean of Students Office is also responsible for coordinating responses to student conduct and safety concerns on campus including violence, sexual assault, and bias-motivated incidents. The Dean of Students Office advises the Student Allocations Committee, Golden Key International Honor Society, and coordinates services for students with disabilities.

Contact: Dean of Students - Dempsey Hall 125
Phone: (920) 424-3100 
Fax: (920) 424-2405

Services for Students with Disabilities

The University provides equal access to its programs with equal challenge in the academic arena for students with disabilities. Students with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Assistant Dean of Students / Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities located in the Dean of Students Office in 125 Dempsey Hall. Students should register with the office at least eight weeks before classes start, but registrations may be submitted at any time. Students requesting accommodations will be required to submit necessary documentation to obtain accommodations.

Study areas with computers equipped with adaptive technology for students with visual impairments, manual dexterity difficulties or other disabilities are located in Dempsey Hall 120 and throughout the University’s general purpose computer labs.

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

Contact: Assistant Dean of Students / Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities – 125 Dempsey Hall
Phone: (920) 424-3100
Fax: (920) 424-2405

The Center for Academic Support and Diversity

The Center for Academic Support and Diversity (CASD) offers programs and services that support matriculation, retention and graduation of multicultural and qualified, first-generation, low-income and/or disabled students.  Staff members in the CASD work closely with faculty, academic departments and other campus and community partners to provide services for students by.

  • integrating academic and student services programs

  • ensuring that students’ needs are accurately assessed and aggressively addressed

  • providing a “one-stop academic support center” and

  • maintaining a supportive and nurturing environment for all students

There are four departments within the CASD:  Precollege Programs, Multicultural Retention Programs, Student Support Services and the Multicultural Education Center.

1. Multicultural Retention Programs (MRP) provides academic and student support services to assist in the enrollment, retention and graduation of multicultural students. Programs and services offered in MRP include: advising/counseling, early warning intervention, tutoring in English and mathematics, first-year student workshops, personal, career and financial aid assistance, faculty mentoring, internship placement and referrals to other academic and student support services.

2. PreCollege Programs provide academic and personal development courses and activities to help economically-disadvantaged middle and high school students prepare for college. Seven residential sessions of precollege programs are offered which include four, one-week and three, two-week summer sessions on campus and academic activities in the spring. Six sessions focus on science, engineering, technology and mathematics, nursing, teaching, middle school reading and mathematics, accounting and other business disciplines, while the remaining session focuses on enrichment, skill building and college preparation:

        • Aspiring Pupils for Professional Leadership in Education (APPLE) – Grades 8-10
        • Exploring Science, Technology & Engineering Education Majors (ESTEEM) – Grades 8-10
        • Making Aspirations Turn to Honors (MATH) – Grade 11
        • PreCollege Enrichment Program (PEP) – Grade 8-12
        • Summer Mathematics and Reading Talent Scholars (SMARTS) – Grade 7
        • Wisconsin Youth in Nursing (WYN) – Grades 10-12
        • Young Entrepreneurial Scholars (YES) – Grades 10-12

3. Student Support Services (SSS) offers eligible students individualized assistance in the areas of: academic advising, strategies for academic success, career and major exploration, connections to campus resources and financial aid and literacy.  First-year students participate in a Learning Group which is led by upper-class SSS students. To take part, students must be citizens or permanent U.S. residents, and they must meet one of the following criteria: first-generation college student (neither parent has a four-year college degree) and/or the family has limited income. Students with disabilities may also be served.  SSS is one of the TRiO programs funded through the U.S. Department of Education.

4. Multicultural Education Center (MEC) located at 751 Algoma Boulevard, home of the Norma Shanebrook Multicultural Library, serves as a campus and community resource. The MRP provides staffing and supervision and advise the student organizations to sponsor programs and activities to increase the level of understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity on campus and in the community. The MEC also serves as a “home away from home” for all students, particularly multicultural and multiracial students, faculty and staff.  The MEC is the umbrella for the following student organizations:

        • Muticultural Education Coalition (MEC)
        • Inter-Tribal Student Organization (ITSO)
        • Asian Student Association (ASA)
        • Black Student Union (BSU)
        • Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)
        • Hmong Student Union (HSU)

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 CASD staff, student organization leaders and experience cultural diversity through food-presentation and cultural exhibitions. 

Document Services

This center provides black and white and color printing services for the production of materials related to University programs, services and purposes. The services are also available for recognized University student groups and non-profit organizations.

Business cards, envelopes and off campus printing are also available from our office.

Contact: Document Services – Campus Services Center Rm 126
Phone: (920) 424-1122
Hours: 7:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

Internships

Apply what you learn. Get experience. Network. Differentiate yourself. Get an internship (or two or three).

Contact your academic department or Career Services for information.

Students in the College of Business, College of Education and Human Services Leadership and College of Nursing have required experiential learning opportunities (internships, clinical experiences or student teaching).

Students with a major in the College of Letters and Science may contact their academic department or Career Services regarding internship options. 

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.

Contact: Student Legal Services - Reeve Union SLIC 105E
Phone: (920) 424-3202
Email: osa@uwosh.edu

Parking-Motor Vehicle Regulations

Parking on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus is by permit only (except for metered spaces and pay stations). During business hours (7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) parking permits may be obtained from the Parking Services Office located in the lower level of Blackhawk Commons. Visitor permits may also be purchased from University Books & More in Reeve Memorial Union during their hours of operation. Permits are not required for weekend parking from 4:00 p.m. on Friday through 6:00 a.m. on Monday (except for Disabled, Reserved or Restricted spaces). Visitors may also park on the first level of the parking ramp (except in reserved/restricted spaces) located on the corner of High and Osceola and use the pay-by-space machines. 

Contact: Parking Services Office - Lower level, Blackhawk Commons
Phone: (920) 424-4455
E-Mail: parking@uwosh.edu
Fax: (920) 424-0906

Polk Library

Polk Library (http://www.uwosh.edu/library/) provides research and educational materials, customer services, information instruction and learning spaces to students, faculty, and staff in a modern, responsive and professional manner.

Polk is home to hundreds of thousands of books, films, electronic journal collections and archival materials critical for students' success.  Beyond that, Polk's close relationship with libraries across UW System provide students convenient access to much of the total collection of all UW campus libraries, which together constitute one of the largest academic library collections in the country.

Polk's professionals provide instruction on library research and other information literacy skills in classes and through one-on-one contact with students.  Whether a student is on-campus or on-line, they are invited to chat, phone or email staff members for assistance on their research projects.

The library building has numerous areas for students to work in groups or independently.  Throughout the building there are over 100 computers and laptops available for students, study rooms with presentation technologies and even a coffee cart for a quick pick-me-up.  Scanners, printers and other specialized equipment make Polk Library a favorite "office" for student work.  The library is open over 106 hours a week, and during the last week of classes it is open 24 hours a day.

Contact: Polk Library
Phone: (920) 424-4333

Postal Services

The main campus postal operation is located in the Campus Services Bldg., 650 Witzel Ave. Students with questions related to campus mail service are welcome to stop in.

A complete postal substation is available to students and visitors at Reeve Union's Titan Central. Titan Central is open daily until 9 p.m., 8 p.m. Sunday. Fax and UPS services are available at Copy This, weekdays. Intra-campus mail delivery is provided to students between residence halls and all other campus locations.

Contact: Campus Mail Service - 650 Witzel Ave.
Phone: (920) 424-1145

Project Success

Project Success is an academic remediation program for adults with specific language-based learning disabilities and 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 350 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 (sound) 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. Mathematics, English, Spanish, and organizational 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:

  • English 3-4 years must be in regular education curriculum

  • Math 3 years Algebra and higher-Algebra II

  • Natural Sciences 3 years

  • Social Sciences 3 years

  • Academic Electives 4 years

Contact: The Office of Admissions
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 424-0416

Contact: Project Success
Phone: (920) 424-1033
E-Mail: projectsuccess@uwosh.edu

Reading and Study Skills Center

The Reading and Study Skills Center offers all students from first-year to graduate level an opportunity to improve their overall academic performance through the development of more sophisticated reading and study techniques. Assistance with time management, memory, note-taking, textbook study, test preparation, test taking and reading speed and comprehension is available through credit courses, workshops, handouts, web links and staff appointments.

Students are encouraged to register for any of the following credit courses:

ACAD 100 Developmental Reading Skills (2 cr.)

ACAD 115 Strategies for Academic Recovery (2 cr.)

ACAD 125 Comprehensive Study Skills (1 cr.)

ACAD 135  Applied Study Skills (2 cr.)

ACAD 169 College Reading Strategies (1 cr.)

In addition, students may choose to participate in the following Reading and Study Skills Center programs:

  • One-hour workshops on topics such as test preparation, test taking, reading strategies, active learning techniques, note taking and preparation for the PRAXIS I/PRAXIS II and GRE exams.

  • Individual learning strategy assessment and counseling.

  • Self-help resources, including learning strategy packets, lending library, and online links.

Contact: Reading and Study Skills Center, Nursing/Education 201
Phone: (920) 424-1031
E-Mail: 

Student Health Center

The Student Health Center is located on the first floor of Radford Hall.  Primary health care is provided to all registered students when classes are in session.  Call for an appointment.  Refer to the Student Health Center website for current hours, services provided, practitioners on site and the self care guide.  There is no cost for most visits, but there is a nominal fee for procedures, lab tests, and medication.  The student health center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an organization is able to measure the quality of its services and performance against nationally recognized standards.  UW Oshkosh Student Health Center has been continually accredited by AAAHC since 2004. When the student health center is closed, students may seek care from our local urgent care centers at their own expense.  Our website has a list of local hospitals, urgent care centers and pharmacies.  It is recommended that all students have a copy of their health insurance coverage.
 
Contact: Student Health Center - Radford Hall
Phone: (920) 424-2424 

Web Site: www.uwosh.edu/studenthealth

Office of International Education

Study Abroad

Study abroad for a few weeks, one semester or a year earning credit in almost any field while making progress toward your degree.  Study in English, study in a foreign language or study a foreign language.  Participate on a full-immersion program, a partial immersion program or on a group program in over twenty-five countries. Intern abroad, too!  Apply Financial Aid, scholarships and/or the G.I. Bill toward your study abroad costs (visit the OIE for related advising). Study abroad grants based on financial need are also available to eligible students.

National Student Exchange (NSE)

Study at one of approximately 170 universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada for a semester or year in almost any field while making progress toward your degree. Pay full-time tuition to UW Oshkosh, not to the host campus, making the exchange outside the state of Wisconsin affordable. There are even opportunities to study in Spanish in Puerto Rico and in French in Quebec. Apply Financial Aid, scholarships and/or the G.I. Bill toward your NSE costs.

International Students

Apply to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh to complete a degree or to study here for one or two semesters.  Degree-seeking and visiting students who meet all UW Oshkosh admissions requirements except the English language proficiency requirement may receive conditional admission to the university. These students will complete the Intensive English Program at UW Oshkosh before beginning academic coursework at UW Oshkosh.

Intensive English Program and English Language Support

Improve your English language skills by enrolling in the Intensive English Program before beginning regular university coursework and/or during the summer between semesters.  Students experiencing difficulty in regular university coursework due to the English language may also access free English language tutoring through the Center for Academic Resources (CAR).


Contact: Office of International Education, Dempsey Hall Room 202
Phone: (920) 424-0775
E-Mail: oie@uwosh.edu

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 and make-up testing. 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 

Cooperative Academic Partnership Program CAPP

Course NumberCourse Name
Crs.
Art 101 Elements of Studio Art 3
Art 105 Understanding the Arts 3
Biology 105 Biological Concepts-Unity
4
Biology 211 Human Anatomy 3
Biology 212 Human Physiology 4
Business 198 Introduction to Business
3
Business 231 Personal Finance 3
Chemistry 105 General Chemistry I 5
Chemistry 106 General Chemistry II
5
Communication 111 Fundamentals of Speech
3
Computer Science 142 Elementary Programming in Visual Basic
3
Computer Science 221 Object-Oriented Design and Programming I
3
Economics 106 General Economics
1
Economics 204 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
Economics 206 Principles of Microeconomics
3
English 101 College English I 3
English 211 British Literature I 3
English 213 American Literature I 3
English 214 American Literature II 3
English 225 Modern British Literature 3
English 226 Modern American Literature 3
English 227 Modern World Literature 3
French 248 Fourth Sem French for CAPP 5
French 312 Advanced French Grammar 5
German 248 Fourth Sem German for CAPP
5
German 312 Advanced German Grammar
5
Japanese 248 Fourth Semester Japanese for CAPP  Programs
5
Japanese 310 Advance Japanese I
5
Spanish 248 Fourth Sem Spanish for CAPP
5
Spanish 312 Advanced Spanish Grammar
5
Geography 111 Human Geography
3
Geology 102 Physical Geology
4
History 102 Modern Civilization
3
History 201 United States History Since 1877
3
History 202 Modern United States History Since 1877 3
Journalism 141 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Comm 3
Kinesiology 105 The Active Lifestyle 2
Mathematics 108 Pre-Calculus 5
Mathematics 109 Elementary Statistics 3
Mathematics 171 Calculus I 4
Mathematics 172 Calculus II
4
Mathematics 273 Calculus III
4
Music 102 Theory of Music/General Student 3
Music 219 Music and Culture-Optional Content 3
Philosophy 105 Ethics
3
Philosophy 109 Intro to Philosophy 3
Physical Education 221 Swimming 2
Physics/ Astronomy 107 General Physics I
5
Physics/ Astronomy 108 General Physics II 5
Physics/Astronomy 109 General Physics III
5
Political Science 105 American Govt/Politics 3
Political Science 115 International Politics 3
Psychology 101 General Psychology 3
Radio-TV-Film 114 Introduction to Media Aesthetics 3
Radio-TV-Film 120 Introduction to Audio/Radio 3
Radio-TV-Film 250 Introduction to Visual Media 3
Theatre 161 Appreciation of the Drama 3
On-Line Courses
Biology 211 Human Anatomy
4
Economics 106 General Economics
3
English 213 American Literature I
3
Kinesiology 105 The Active Lifestyle
5
Kinesiology 170 Medical Terminology
1
Mathematics 109 Elementary Statistics
3
Mathematics 171 Calculus I
4
Mathematics 172  Calculus II
4
Political Science 105 American Government & Politics
3
Psychology 101 General Psychology
3
 
Contact: CAPP
Email: CAPP@uwosh.edu 

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 Advisement (Student Success Center, 2nd  Floor)

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
4
Biology 105 Biology Concepts-Unity
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
50
3
Elective Credit in English

College Composition (120 min.)
(50 min. M.C., 70 min. essay)

50
3
WBIS 188 Writing Based Inquiry Seminar
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
Calculus 55 4 Math 171 Calculus 1
Pre-Calculus 60 3 Math 104 College Algebra
College Algebra
60
3 Math 103 Introduction to College Algebra I
College 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
College of Business
Financial Accounting 50-59 2 Business 206 Financial Accounting
60 and above 4 Business 206 Financial Accounting and Accounting 208 Financial Accounting Cycle
Introductory Business Law 54 3 Business 321 Business Law I
Principles of Marketing 53 3 Business 371 Introduction to Marketing
Principles of Management 50 3 General Elective
Info System & Computer Applic 50 3 General Elective
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 (920) 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, 4 or 5

4

Biology  105 Biological Concepts-Unity

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 Introduction to Programming in C++ and 

Comp Sci 262 Object Oriented Programming in C++

Economics

Micro Economics

3

3

Econ  001 Elective Credit in Economics

 

 

4 or 5

3

Econ  206 Principles of Economics I (micro)

 

Macro Economics

3

3

Econ  001 Elective Credit in Economics

 

 

4 or 5

3

Econ  204 Principles of Economics II  (macro)

English

English Language and Composition

3, 4 or 5

3

WBIS 188 Writing Based Inquiry Seminar

 

English Literature and Composition

3

3

English  225 Modern British Literature or Eng 226 Modern American Literature

 

 

4, 5

6

WBIS 188 Writing Based Inquiry Seminar and Eng 225 Modern British Literature or Eng 226 Modern American Literature

Foreign Languages

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

Foreign Language Elective (HU)

 

Chinese Language and Culture

4

3

Foreign Language Elective (HU) – Students seeking a BA degree will have the foreign language requirement waived.

 

Chinese Language and Culture

5

6

Foreign Language Elective (HU) – Students seeking a BA degree will have the foreign language requirement waived.

Foreign Languages

French Language

3

3

French  203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I. 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 Structure and Expression II. Placement into French 301 Advanced Conversation. If a grade B or better is earned upon course completion, 11 additional retroactive credits awarded for French 110, 111 and 203.

 

French Language

5

6

French  204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II. Placement into French 304 Advanced Conversation. If a grade B or better is earned upon course completion, 11 additional retroactive credits awarded for French 110, 111 and 203.

Foreign Languages

French Literature

3

3

French 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I. Placement into French  204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II. If a grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 8 add. retroactive credits are awarded for French 110 & 111.

 

French Literature

4 or 5

6

French  204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II and French 301 Advanced Conversation. Placement into 300 level literature course. If a grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 13 additional retroactive credits are awarded for French 110, 111 and 203.

Foreign Languages

German Language

3

3

German 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I. Placement into German  204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II. If a grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 8 add. retroactive credits are awarded for German 110 & 111.

 

German Language

4

3

German  204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II (Placement in German 301) If grade of B or better is earned, 13 additional retroactive credits for German 110, 111 and 203 will be awarded)

 

 

German Language

5

6

German  204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II and 300 level German course (Placement in German 304) If grade of B or better is earned, 13 additional retroactive credits for German 110, 111 and 203 will be awarded.

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

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

Japanese 210 Introduction to Japanese III. Placement into Japanese 211 Intermediate Japanese I. If grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 8 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Japanese 110, 111. 

 

Japanese Language and Culture

4

3

Japanese 211 Intermediate Japanese I. Placement into Japanese 310 Intermediate Japanese II. If grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 11 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Japanese 110, 111 & 210.

 

Japanese Language and Culture

5

6

Japanese 211 Intermediate Japanese I and Japanese 310 Intermediate Japanese II.

Foreign Languages

 

Spanish Language

 

 

3

 

 

3

 

 

Spanish 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I. Placement into Spanish 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II. If grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 8 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110 and111. 

 

Spanish Language

4

3

Spanish 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II. Placement into Spanish-301 Advanced Composition and Conversation. If grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 11 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111 and 203.

 

Spanish Language

5

6

Spanish 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II and Spanish 301 Advanced Composition and conversation. Placement into Spanish 304 Advanced Composition and Conversation II. If grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 11 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111 and 203.

Foreign Languages

Spanish Literature

3

3

Spanish 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression. Placement into Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading. If a grade of B or better is earned upon course completion, 10 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111 & 207.

 

Spanish Literature

4 or 5

6

Spanish 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II and Spanish 301 Advanced Composition  and Conversation. If a grade of “B” or better is earned upon course completion, 11 additional retroactive credits are awarded for Spanish 110, 111 and 203.

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 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

3

Music Elective (Music Majors Only)

 

 

4 or 5

6

Music 107 Basic Musicianship 1 & Music 108 Basic Musicianship 2 (Music Majors Only)

 

 

3, 4 or 5

6

Music 102 and Music 219 - (Non-Music Majors)

Physics

Physics 1

3

4

Phys/Ast 007 General Elective degree credit in Lab Science

 

Physics 1

4 or 5

5

Phys/Ast 107 General Physics

 

Physics 2

3

4

Phys/Ast 007 General Elective degree credit in Lab Science

 

Physics 2

4 or 5

5

Phys/Ast 108 General Physics

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

Seminar

AP Seminar

3, 4 or 5

3

General Elective 001


For additional information about your high school's participation in the Advanced Placement program, see your academic adviser 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.)
Credit Granted As
Biology - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
4
Biology 105 Biological Concepts - Unity
Business and Organization - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Business Elective 001 (Lower Level)
Chemistry - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
10
Chemistry 105 Gen Chemistry and 32-106 Gen Chemistry w/Qualitative Analysis
Computer Science A HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Computer Science 001 Elective Degree Credit in Computer Science
Micro Economics - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6

Econ 206 Principles of Economics 1 and 207 Principles of Economics II

English - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Eng 101 College English I
French - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
Any literature course above the 300 level
German - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6

Any literature course above the 300 level

Spanish - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
Any literature course above the 300 level
History - HL 4
3
History Elective
History - HL 5, 6 or 7
6
History Elective
Mathematics - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
4
Mathematics 171 Calculus I
Philosophy - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
6
Phil 101 Elementary Logic and 109 Introduction to Philosophy
Physics - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
10
Physics 109 General Physics and 110 General Physics
Psychology - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Psychology 101 Elementary Logic
Social Anthropology - HL 4, 5, 6, 7
3
Social Anthropology 232 Cultural Anthropology

For additional information about your high school’s participation in the International Baccalaureate program, see your academic adviser or visit your high school Guidance Office or contact the Assistant Director of Admissions-Transfer Director for an updated and accurate list of UW Oshkosh credit by examination information.

Contact: Assistant Director of Admissions-Transfer Director - Dempsey 135J
Phone: (920) 424-0202 or (920) 424-0404

University Books & More

University Books & More, located in Reeve Memorial Union, is your student's source for new and used textbooks. Select titles are available for rent.  An online textbook reservation program is an option for all semesters. Students can bill their textbooks and school supplies to their student accounts year round.  At University Books & More, students can find a variety of school and art supplies, greeting cards, authentic UW Oshkosh apparel and gifts, as well as many Fair Trade items. A variety of general reading books are also available. Weekly bestsellers are always 30 percent off, and the bookstore will special order any book not in stock at no additional charge.

Contact: University Books & More
Phone: (920) 424-0277
Fax: (920) 424-1082
Visit us online at: www.uwosh.edu/bookstore

The Corner Convenience Store

The Corner Convenience Store, located in Reeve Memorial Union, is your student’s quickest and closest place to get groceries, refrigerated food and drinks, frozen foods, health and beauty products, cleaning and household items, magazines, ready-made sandwiches, organic and Fair Trade products.

Contact: Corner Convenience Store
Phone: (920) 424-2343
Fax: (920) 424-1082 

Veterans' Services

Active duty veterans, guard members, reservists and dependents of veterans may be eligible to receive benefits from the Federal Veterans Administration and/or the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs.

Information on Federal benefits can be found on the Department of Veterans Affairs web site at: http://www.va.gov. Information on State benefits can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs web site at: http://dva.state.wi.us/ or by writing directly to the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs, P.O. Box 7843, Madison, WI 53707-7843.

On campus, eligible students may contact the Veterans Certifying Official to submit an application for federal and/or state benefits, to file change of place of training forms and to discuss matters related to their benefits.

Contact: Veterans Certifying Official - Dempsey Hall 130 
Phone: (920) 424-1804
E-Mail: va@uwosh.edu
Visit us online at: www.uwosh.edu/veterans

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: Susan Rensing

Phone: (920) 424-0397

 
Contact: Geneva Murray
Phone: (920) 424-0963

STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

Student Recreation 

At UW Oshkosh, your student will find a wide variety of recreational and wellness opportunities. First-rate facilities, intramural sports, sport clubs, outdoor recreation and many additional group and individual programs and activities provide something for everyone.

Facilities

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC), which opened in 2007, has 104,000 square feet of state-of-the-art recreation space. The SRWC includes basketball & volleyball courts, a jogging/walking track, climbing wall, golf simulators, three strength training areas, 100+ pieces of cardio exercise equipment, three group exercise studios, a multipurpose gym and a lounge area with wireless Internet.  

Kolf Sports Center features seven basketball/volleyball courts and a 200-meter indoor track. Albee Hall features an additional two basketball/volleyball courts, four racquetball courts, and an aquatics facility with a nine-lane lap pool and an adjoining diving well. Campus facilities also include sand volleyball courts and tennis course.  East Hall Fields are the setting for outdoor intramural and sport club activities.

Programs and Activities

  • Aquatic activities include open lap swim, aqua fitness classes, intramural activities, kayak instruction and other special events.

  • Sport clubs provide students with an array of instruction and competitive programs. Current active clubs include bowling, dance, golf, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, rifle, rugby and volleyball.

  • Group exercise classes are held daily in the SRWC studios. Classes include cycling, yoga, high intensity interval, Pilates, Zumba, core training, muscle conditioning, and a variety of cardio classes. Virtual fitness classes are also available with a Fitness on Demand system.  Personal training and fitness assessments are also available at the SRWC.

  • Xpeditions outdoor recreation offers a number of trips, clinics and programs throughout the year, including camping, skiing, bike maintenance, kayak instruction and much more. Xpeditions also offers equipment and gear to rent (e.g. bikes, camping gear, ski & snowboard gear, rollerblades, kayaks, etc.), a campus bike shop, and an indoor climbing wall.

  • Intramural sports feature a great variety of recreational and competitive opportunities through team and individual sports and events, including soccer, basketball, volleyball, dodge ball, swimming, tennis, wrestling, ultimate Frisbee, racquetball, flag football, softball, floor hockey, and badminton.

Contact: Student Recreation
Address: 735 Pearl Ave
Phone: (920) 424-3047

Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies offers a range of programmatic participation opportunities to both majors and non-majors. Students are encouraged to become involved in the program of their choice. Students interested in forensics may call the Director of Forensics at (920) 424-7048; students interested in Communication Club may call (920) 424-3480; students interested in internships may call (920) 424-2181; students interested in study abroad may call (920) 424-4422.

Contact: Communication Studies Department Arts/Communication S123
Phone: (920) 424-4427

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: Orlee Hauser
Phone: (920) 424-7182

 

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for students enrolled in business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Eligibility: top 10 percent of junior class, top 10 percent of senior class and top 20 percent of MBA class in College of Business.

Contact: Patti Wild, BGS Coordinator
Phone: (920) 424-3147

 

Kappa Delta Pi

An international honor society, Kappa Delta Pi is dedicated to scholarship and excellence in education. Open to undergraduate students who have junior standing with at least 12 credits completed in the PEP and a 3.0 GPA; Open to graduate students with at least 12 credits completed in the PEP with a 3.25 GPA.

Contact: College of Education and Human Services
Phone: (920) 424-0115

 

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 10 percent of junior and senior journalism majors.

Contact: Journalism Department
Phone: (920) 424-1042

 

Phi Alpha Theta

National Honor Society in History. The Kappa Eta chapter of Phi Alpha Theta was chartered at UW Oshkosh in 1965. The Kappa Eta chapter meets annually to induct new members. Phi Alpha Theta holds scholarly conferences at the national and regional levels, publishes the work of its members in its quarterly journal, The Historian and also gives awards and prizes for outstanding historical scholarship at all levels.  Qualifying history majors and minors are invited to join the Kappa Eta chapter each year. 

Contact: History Department
Phone: (920) 424-2456

 

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: Jason Kalmbach
Phone: (920) 424-3229

 

Psi Chi

National Honor Society in Psychology. Activities include volunteer work, fundraising, research, and participation in local campus and community events.  Eligibility: minimum 3.4 GPA in psychology and 3.0 overall, minimum 9 units (crs.) of psychology (3 of which were earned at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh), and at least 45 units (crs.) earned overall.

Contact: Quin M. Chrobak
Phone: (920) 424-2307

 

Sigma Mu Psi 

Sigma Mu Psi recognizes top marketing major. Eligibility: marketing majors who rank in the top 10 percent on GPA.

Contact: Melissa Bublitz
Phone: (920) 424-1013

 

Sigma Theta Tau

Eta Pi Chapter - International Honor Society in Nursing, facilitating development of excellence, leadership and creativity in nursing. Open to faculty, students and community nurse leaders. Students need a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. 

Contact: College of Nursing Office - Nur/Ed 148

 

Sigma Iota Rho

Gamma Chapter, honor society in International Studies. Recognizes accomplishment and service of students in International Studies. Eligibility: junior standing, at least 21 units (crs.) completed in courses giving unit (cr.) toward the International Studies major, including at least two courses at the 300 or 400 level; completion of the BA foreign language requirement; 3.3 cumulative GPA; and 3.4 GPA in International Studies courses.

Contact: International Studies Program
Phone: (920) 424-1291

Music

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

Reeve Memorial Union

Reeve Memorial Union is a hot spot on campus and the perfect setting for our student's busy lives. The open-concept building boasts 163,000 square feet of space for activities, meetings, conferences, movies, parties or concerts. Reeve Union houses Mi Taza coffeehouse, Marketplace food court, Titan Underground, Gail Floether Steinhilber Art Gallery, Corner Convenience Store, University Books and More, Titan Central information desk, UW Credit Union, Salon Shahnaz, RUB Theatre with stadium seating and 20 meeting rooms and numerous lounge and pre-function rooms.

Contact: Reeve Memorial Union
Reservations and Catering: (920) 424-2435 
Phone: (920) 424-2346

Special Events and Speakers

A number of cultural and educational events are made available to students each year through student and staff groups. They bring a galaxy of nationally known speakers, musical and entertainment performances including bands, poets, improv groups, cultural speakers and individual artists. Reeve Memorial Union offers a variety of room accommodations for your special event. Titan Underground is the perfect place for an informal birthday, graduation or football party. Contact Reservations at (920) 424-2435 for more information.

Through organizations, like the University Speaker Series and Reeve Union Board (RUB), students have an opportunity to contact a number of nationally known performers who visit the University each semester. The music department annually sponsors a Chamber Arts Series for four programs featuring outstanding professional solo and chamber music groups.

Contact: Reeve Memorial Union
Phone: (920) 424-2346

Student Government:The Oshkosh Student Association (OSA)

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 the Chief of Staff and presidential appointed Ambassadors.

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. Legal Services has volunteer positions available assisting the Director and Attorney.

There are numerous 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

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), Greek life, 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 105 
Phone: (920) 424-0847
Web: slic@uwosh.edu  

Student Publications

The Advance-Titan, the student-run newspaper at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, was founded in 1893 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, 3,500 issues of the Advance-Titan are distributed on the campus and the surrounding city of Oshkosh. The publication also has an active website and social media presence. The Advance-Titan includes the latest campus news and events along with coverage of local, state and worldwide news.

As a member of the Associated Press Collegiate Press and Associate Press, the Advance-Titan was rated All-American for 35 semesters. Additionally, the Advance-Titan won national Pacemaker Awards in 1973, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2005. More recently, the newspaper took 1st Place Best of Show in 2010 and 4th Place Best of Show in 2012 at the National College Media Conference. The Wisconsin Newspaper Association named the Advance-Titan the 1st Place General Excellence collegiate winner in 2011 and 2012.

All students, regardless of major or minor, are welcome to gain valuable experience including newspaper writing, editing, photography, advertising sales, circulation and 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 two issues of poetry, fiction and artwork. Every month the Wisconsin Review staff evaluates 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 - Polk 45 and 47 
Phone: (920) 424-2267

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 Funds Committee, Leadership Development Committee, Programs Committee, Constitution Committee, Food Committee and 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


RESIDENCE LIFE

Housing Policy

The Wisconsin Board of Regents housing policy states that all freshmen and sophomore students (students who have not earned 60 or more units (crs.) as of the first day of classes) who are not veterans, married or living with parent(s) or guardian, shall be required to live in a University-operated residency hall when such accommodations are available.

The UW Oshkosh Department of Residence Life also exempts those students who have prior to the first day of classes, reached 21 years of age or, earned at least 48 credits or, resided on campus for four semesters or, commute from their parent's permanent home address within 45 miles of UW Oshkosh (annual submission of commuter card is required until one of the above requirements is met).

All transfer students who do not fall into any of the four above categories will need to reside on campus or file an appeal.

Contact: Department of Residence Life - South Gruenhagen 263
Phone: (920) 424-3212

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, they will receive a housing pamphlet with their admission letter. This will direct them to the online housing application. Any student who would like to reside on campus must complete the online housing application and pay a $150.00 housing deposit. The housing deposit is applied toward the spring term room fee. Residence Hall assignments are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or sexual orientation. 

All residence halls, except Donner, Horizon, North Scott, South Scott, South Gruenhagen, Taylor and Webster are closed for Thanksgiving break and spring recess.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus includes nine residence halls that house more than 3,200 students. Types of living arrangements that are available include coed high-rise halls, coed low-rise buildings and a suite style hall.  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.

Donner Hall - Opened in 1962, capacity 246, coed, is named for Dr. C. Barbara Donner, professor of history from 1926 and 1956. Donner hall is open during academic year breaks.

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. 

Fletcher Hall - The largest of the "low-rise" residence halls, capacity of 450, coed. Opened in 1964, it is named for Walter H. Fletcher, a professor at the University from 1918-1944. 

Horizon Village-Opened in 2013, capacity 340, coed, and is named to reflect the large amount of light that fills the building.  Horizon Village is open during academic year breaks.

North Scott Hall - Opened in 1967, it is a 10-story high-rise facility, capacity, 560, coed, named after Louise E. Scott, faculty member in the Department of Education from 1929-1962. North Scott hall is open during academic year breaks.

South Scott Hall - Opened in 1967, it is a 10-story high-rise facility, capacity, 500, coed, named after Louise E. Scott, faculty member in the Department of Education from 1929-1962. South Scott hall is open during academic year breaks.

Stewart Hall - Named for Mary Stewart, faculty member from 1926-1960, opened in 1965, capacity of 230, coed. 

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. Webster Hall is open during academic year breaks.

Contact: Department of Residence Life - Gruenhagen Conference Center - Room 263
Phone: (920) 424-3212

University Dining Meal Plans

UW Oshkosh has a variety of dining venues available throughout campus with convenient hours of operation (Monday-Sunday options); from a coffeehouse to a made-to-order salad station and all you care to eat commons, there is definitely something available for everyone. All of our dining locations accept a variety of payment methods, from our flexible meal plans and Titan Dollars to cash and credit card.

Meal Plans

UW Oshkosh offers flexible meal plans for both our residential and commuter students.  Our meal plans are a perfect blend of meals and Titan Dollars, allowing students to have the flexibility with their eating options on campus; when, where and what they choose to eat.  Learn more about specific meal plan (residential and commuter) options, criteria and cost by visiting our website…dining.uwosh.edu.

  • Basic and Deluxe Meal Plans: Resident students with less than 30 credits must choose from the Basic or Deluxe Meal Plans.  The Basic Meal Plan includes 15 regular meals per week and the Deluxe Meal Plan includes 21 meals per week.  Both plans come with 15 Bonus Meals per semester that may be used for guest or self, anytime, at most campus dining locations.  All resident meal plans also include Titan Dollars to be used at any food location on campus.

  • Ultimate Meal Plans: Resident students with 30 or more credits or have lived in UW Oshkosh Residence Halls for two or more semesters may choose from the Ultimate Meal Plans.  Ultimate Meal Plans offer a semester block of meals that may be used for guest or self, anytime, at most campus dining locations, coupled with Titan Dollars.  The Exclusive Ultimate Meal Plan is available to on campus students with 48 credits or more before fall semester or Horizon Village residents.

  • Commuter Meal Plans: In addition to any of our meal plan options, commuter students may choose a Bronze Ultimate Meal Plan.

  • Additional blocks of 5 meals may be added to any any existing Ultimate Meal Plan.

For current information and pricing, please visit dining.uwosh.edu.
Contact: University Dining Office
Phone: (920) 424-2391

 

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