Student Assistance

The Dean of Students Office strives to provide assistance for students in need.

Advocacy Meetings

If you are encountering a problem and you are not sure where to turn, contact the to the Dean of Students Office.  Whether it is an issue in a class or a problem with your landlord, we can help with support and advocacy.

Student Care Team

  • The Student Care Team (SCT) is a network focused on prevention and early intervention for students who are experiencing distress.  SCT meets on a weekly basis to coordinated care for students and provide the assistance necessary to ensure that they are both personally and academically successful.
  • The SCT is chaired by Houa Xiong, Assistant Dean of Students.

Support | Food and Supplies

Food Pantry:  Food insecure (low in funds and in need of food)

Supplies Closet Students with low funds or in need of everyday necessities, i.e. shampoo, deodorant, razors, toothbrush, etc.)

Medical or Late Withdrawal/Late Drop from Coursework

  • If a severe circumstance impedes a student’s ability to be academically successful, the Dean of Students Office processes Late Withdrawal/Late Drop coursework requests based on the following reasons:
  • Medical emergency
  • Family emergency
  • Mental health emergency or problem
  • A severe personal problem or situation that has resulted in counseling or other professional services received prior to submission of appeal
  • Link to UW System Administrative Policy 807 for Medical Withdrawal Policy
  • The directions to complete the process along with the form can be found here.
  • Medical withdrawal refund schedule can be found here.
  • If you do not specifically need Medical or Late Withdrawal, visit the Withdrawal and Cancellation page.

Dean of Students Office

Visit us at the Oshkosh campus
Dempsey Hall 125,
Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m and
Friday 7:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
(920) 424-3100