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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will welcome the start of its 152nd academic year with two events for faculty and staff on the Oshkosh campus.

2023-24 convocation is at 3 p.m. Aug. 31 in Reeve Memorial Union, Ballroom 227.

UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt and Provost Ed Martini will discuss the University transformation plan announced earlier this month and its impact on employees and programs. After their remarks, a faculty and staff appreciation reception and social hour will be held, complete with complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres provided by the UWO Foundation.

Opening Day Honors and Awards is at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5 in the Culver Family Welcome Center.

The annual event is a chance to celebrate the achievements of faculty and staff, including employee honors and awards and years-of-service milestones. A continental breakfast will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

RSVP for either event (or both) here. Both events also will be livestreamed. More information is available at

Opening Day college meetings also are planned for Sept. 5. Here is the schedule:

  • College of Business: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Sage 1216
  • College of Education and Human Services: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Clow North 151
  • College of Letters and Science: 10:30-11:30 am., Culver Family Welcome Center ballroom (livestream also available)
  • College of Nursing: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Clow S101

Fall classes begin Sept. 6. The semester concludes Dec. 15, and commencement is Dec. 16.