Student Support Services

Weekly Update for 9/15-9/21

MapWorks Survey opens Sunday, Sept. 21st

The MapWorks survey is an important survey of your current academic, social and financial situation in college. It gives you insight on how you can meet your personal goals and gives you areas you can strengthen to be a better student.

You will receive a link in your campus email on Sunday, September 21st. You will have one week to complete the survey. Schedule a follow up meeting with your advisor to go over the results if you haven't done it yet! Call SSS at 920-424-1310.

Weekly Campus Events/Jobs/Scholarships

Tuesday, September 16th

Speaker Series: Dr. Walter Kimbrough

“The Impact and Importance of Multicultural Greek Organizations for the Individual and the Community”

Tuesday, 6:30pm, Reeve Ballroom

Dr. Walter Kimbrough, President of Dillard University, will be speaking on campus this week. Known as the Hip Hop President, Dr. Kimbrough is one of the youngest college presidents in the nation. He is the author of the book Black Greek 101: The Culture, Customs and Challenges of Black Fraternities and Sororities.

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.


“Delicious Peace”

Tuesday, 6:30-8pm, Reeve Theater 307 – Free!

A film about Fair Trade and the triumph over political repression and religious hostility in Africa. To learn more about the film, see: http://www.deliciouspeacethemovie.com/

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.

Wednesday, September 17th

Current Events in Context: Panel on Urkaine

Wednesday, September 17th, 7pm, Sage 2232

The history department is beginning a new event series called “Current Events in Context.” The idea is to gather together a panel of scholars to talk about major events in the news and then open the floor for questions and discussion

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.


Bi/Pan Discussion Panel

Wednesday, 6:30pm, LGBTQ Resource Center

Want to learn more about bisexuality and/or pansexuality? The Wisconsin Bisexual/Pansexual Speakers Bureau is coming to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and will present a variety of individual stories on non-binary sexualities. Come join the discussion.

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.


Sign Language Club

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm in NE 221

Sign Language Club is a fun way to learn the basics of American Sign
Language for free. The group meets one hour per week learning of vocabulary and basic grammar skills. All skill levels from beginning (no previous knowledge) to more
advanced are welcome. Those who participate in two-thirds of the
the sessions receive a certificate of participation that is a nice addition to a job portfolio.

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.


Feminist*Film Series: How to Lose Your Virginity

Wednesday, 6-8pm, Reeve Union Theater – Free!

“How To Lose Your Virginity” uncovers the myths and misogyny surrounding a rite of passage that many obsesses about but few truly understand. (http://www.virginitymovie.com/about/)

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.


Entrepreneurship Series: Matt Howard, CEO of “Eat Street”

Wednesday, 6pm, Sage 1210

Matt, a 26 year old graduate of UW Madison, recently received over $8M in funding for his business EatStreet, a US online food ordering service. Founded in 2010 in Madison, Wisconsin, the company has quickly expanded to over 15,000 restaurants in over 75 markets nationwide. Don't miss out on one of the biggest events of the semester! ALL MAJORS WELCOME and FREE PIZZA & SODA will be served!

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.

Friday, September 19th

Constitution Day Lecture Series: “Washington’s Second Revolution”

Speaker: Dr. Ed Larsson, sponsored by the American Democracy Project

Friday, 11:30am-12:30pm, Reeve 202

*Event can be used as a cultural event requirement for the SSS scholarship.

Saturday, September 20th

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Oshkosh Community Dragonboat Race & Festival
Watch paddlers of all ages race 40-foot canoe-style boats down the Fox River. Stay for the free family festival, including live performances, hands-on activities, inflatables, concessions and more. Complete schedule available at oshkoshdragonboat.com Leach Amphitheater, downtown Oshkosh. Free admission.

Sunday, September 21st

MapWorks survey opens! Watch your email for your link.

Fall Important Dates

Fourteen Weeks (September 3-December 12)

September 03 Classes begin

September 09 Last day to add without instructor’s signature

September 16 Last day for 100% refund for 14 wk classes

September 30 Last day to add with instructor’s signature

October 17 Last day to drop without late drop/add request form OR withdraw

December 12 Classes end

First Seven Weeks (September 4-October 22)

September 03 Classes begin

September 09 Last day to add without instructor’s signature

September 16 Last day to add with instructor’s signature

September 30 Last day to drop without late drop/add request form OR withdraw

October 21 Classes end

Campus Jobs

Check out Titan Jobs for the most up-to-date listing of campus jobs!

The Career Fair is Tuesday, September 23rd from 1pm-5pm in Kolf
Dress is business casual. Many employers will be scheduling campus interviews after meeting candidates at the Fair. Don't miss out!

Need business professional clothing? Visit the Career Closet and get 4 pieces free each semester!