Since the University’s inception as a teacher-training school in 1871 to its stature today as a premier comprehensive institution, quality and innovative higher education have been hallmarks of UW Oshkosh’s success.
Through the University Studies Program, UW Oshkosh's 41-credit general education program, students prepare for the challenges of work, for engaged citizenship and for a meaningful and satisfying life.Students learn about sustainability and its applications, civic learning and intercultural knowledge.Alumni serve as mentors to students in the Quest III course.
The Office of Institutional Research is responsible for the collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of accurate and timely information on all aspects of the university in support of institutional decision-making, planning and reporting.
The Employees Assistance Program (EAP) is a part of the UWO Counseling Center on campus. We provide services specific to faculty and staff employed by UWO. Our mission for both students and employees is providing services that provide encouragement and enhancement of one’s mind, body, and spirit wellness. We have three main focuses to assist employees which are:
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Clubs and student organizations: more than 160, including the award-winning Model United Nations team and student newspaper, The Advance Titan, as well as professional, arts and culture, religious and social clubs.Intercollegiate Sports: 21Club sports: 12Intramural leagues: 40Service learning: students contribute $2.5 million annually to charity and an estimated 52,000 hours of volunteer time valued at more than $3 millionAdults (age 25+): 1,886
Housing assignments are based on disability related needs, not requests or preferences. Not all residence halls are designed to meet the needs of students in the same way. If a student’s first choice for a residence hall is not designed to meet the disability related needs of the student, the student may be assigned to another residence hall where that accommodation can be made.
In November, 1962 the school’s new library opened as a two-story, one-wing building on Elmwood Avenue. At a cost of just over $1.5 million, It was the most expensive building built on campus to date. Moving out of its forty-four year home on the 2nd and 3rd floors of Dempsey Hall, the library was named in honor of the school’s longest serving leader, Forrest R. Polk.
Clubs and student organizations: more than 160, including the award-winning Model United Nations team and student newspaper, The Advance Titan, as well as professional, arts and culture, religious and social clubs.
UW Oshkosh received unconditional re-accreditation for the maximum period of 10 years (2007-2017) by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) in recognition of its sustained improvement and the strength of its programs.
In addition, UW Oshkosh's College of Business, the only nationally accredited business school in the region. Fewer than 30 percent of the 1,500 U.S. business colleges earn and maintain this honor, according to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).