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Grounds Shop

The Grounds Maintenance Department is responsible for the continued maintenance and development of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campuses. The department’s goal is to provide aesthetically enjoyable outdoor facilities for all students, staff, and visitors.


Specific departmental tasks include the following:

  • Landscape design and installation
  • Tree, shrub, and flower bed maintenance
  • Turf maintenance
  • Athletic field maintenance
  • Snow and ice removal Green Salt at UWO
  • Sidewalk and roadway maintenance
  • Material hauling and debris collection

Josh Ruplinger

Grounds/Auto Supervisor

Telephone: (920) 424-0033
Fax: (920) 424-0259




We are located in the Campus Services Center across the Fox River from the Oshkosh campus. The facility is the second building on the right hand side of Witzel Avenue.

7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Staff availability may vary, please call ahead.

650 Witzel Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54902

Phone: (920) 424-3466

Fax: (920) 424-0259