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American Indian Student Services at UW Oshkosh

The Division of Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence at UW Oshkosh offers student services for American Indian students.

Mission Statement

The mission of the American Indian Student Services (AISS) at UW Oshkosh is to provide academic support, cultural understanding and academic guidance and counseling referrals for American Indian Students. The AISS is responsible for providing programs and services that support persistence, retention and graduation for American Indian students. The AISS also assists with college transition issues unique to American Indian students.

AISS offers:

  • Tutoring and study groups
  • Connection to student organizations
  • Assistance finding scholarships, internships and grants
  • Student advocacy and assistance
  • One-on-one cultural support and guidance
  • Campus/community events and activities
  • Leadership and professional development
  • Mentorship opportunities

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News and Highlights

  • Color By Number Mar 23, 2017
    Please join us on April 26, 2017 as Dr. Art Munin shares his research and book at 6:00 p.m. in Reeve Memorial Union 227C. Many deny that racism remains pervasive in America today. How can we open eyes to the continuing disadvantages that keep many people of color from fulfilling their potential and having an equal chance to achieve the “American Dream?" By presenting the impact of racism on the most innocent and powerless members of society– children of color – in the form of statistics, this book hopes to change attitudes and perceptions.
  • Native American Hip Hop Mar 23, 2017
    Three amazing Native American Hip-Hop artists converge on the UW Oshkosh Campus Titan Underground for a powerful moving cultural experience on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Titan Underground. Frank Waln, Sicangu Lakota, an MTV Rebel music artist and winner of three Native American Music Awards, headlines with dancer Samsoche Sampson. Northern Minnesota’s Thomas X combines his unique hip-hop sounds with traditions of Northern Minnesota’s Annishinabe people. UWO’s very own student Gary D brings his music to life, living on the Menominee Indian Reservation and finding his way at UWO.
  • Annual Race and Ethnicity Luncheon Mar 23, 2017
    The Annual Race and Ethnicity Luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2017. Dr. Karl Reid, Executive Director of the National Society of Black Engineers, who resides in Silver Spring, MD, will be the keynote speaker for this program. The focus of this year’s luncheon is “Improving the Success of Students of Color in STEM fields: Challenges and Remedies for Removing Barriers and Transforming Outcomes.”
  • UW Oshkosh/GE Healthcare Student Leadership Retreat Feb 15, 2017
    The annual UW Oshkosh/GE Healthcare Student Leadership Retreat is scheduled for April 7-9, 2017. In collaboration with the Multicultural Education Coalition (MEC) student organization, Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence and GE Healthcare launched an inaugural student leadership retreat in spring 2016. The retreat is designed to provide student leaders and emerging leaders an opportunity to develop and refine their teamwork and leadership skills.
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