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Titan Takeoff

We are focused on providing you with a positive advising, course registration, and orientation experience. New freshmen who have confirmed their spot in the incoming class for Fall 2021 are now eligible to select their Titan Takeoff orientation date. Spring 2022 students will select their Titan Takeoff orientation date in November. If you have not already committed to UW Oshkosh, please confirm your spot!

Transfer students go through their own orientation experience and can find more information here.

You will need your UW Oshkosh NetID and password to select your Titan Takeoff date. 

Click below to choose your Titan Takeoff date. 

What do I need to do before my Titan Takeoff date?

  • Register & complete the UW System placement tests at least two weeks before your Titan Takeoff date 
  • Complete an online orientation session & pre-advising form – more information to come in a separate email 

What can I expect during Titan Takeoff? 

  • Obtain your TitanCard (student ID) 
  • Meet and engage with new & current UWO students  
  • Complete an individual, virtual meeting with an academic advisor 
  • Schedule your first semester classes 
  • Participate in a campus resource session (students & guests) 

UW Oshkosh Email Update:

Starting April 30th, Multi-Factor Authentication is two-step verification process that each UWO student must use when accessing their Outlook email account. This authentication process is to better secure your email, especially when accessing sensitive information. Because passwords can be forgotten, stolen, or compromised, this additional security step helps to make your account more difficult for others to access.

The UW Oshkosh IT Department has step-by-step instructions as to how to set this up on their website here.

Please find additional answers to frequently asked questions below.

What is Titan Takeoff?

Titan Takeoff is your advising and registration day, also known as orientation.

How do I schedule my Titan Takeoff day?

Click on the yellow box above titled “Select Your Titan Takeoff Date”.

What do I need to do BEFORE my Titan Takeoff day?
  • There are 5 steps you will need to complete prior to attending your Titan Takeoff day. A full list of these steps along with additional details can be found here.
    • The 5 steps are:
      1. Signing your Financial Agreement (this steps must be done before you can register for classes).
      2. Reviewing the academic advising materials for your major and preparing any questions you may have for your academic advisor. 
      3. Completing placement tests online. To ensure results will be available, we recommend taking exams at least 2 weeks prior to your Titan Takeoff day. 
      4. Completing the Pre-Advising Course and Worksheet. 
      5. If you would like to take a tour of campus, you can sign up for an optional campus tour. 
What should students bring to Titan Takeoff?
  • government issued ID (examples include driver’s license, state ID card, or military ID; high school ID cards are not accepted) 
  • Your NetID login information. 
Will Titan Takeoff be held in person?

Titan Takeoff will be held in person. Students can bring one guest. We are limiting the number of students and guest per session and taking health and safety precautions. If you have questions or concerns about attending Titan Takeoff in person, please contact the New Student and Family Programs Coordinator at (920) 424-3269 or orientation@uwosh.edu.

What safety precautions will be in place at Titan Takeoff?
  • Students & guests will be required to wear masks if they are NOT fully vaccinated. A mask will be provided if needed.
  • Students can bring one guest.
  • Capacity will be limited for each Titan Takeoff session. 
  • Social distancing practices will be in place throughout the Titan Takeoff experience.
  • Students will meet one-to-one with an academic advisor on a virtual platform.
  • All surfaces will be sanitized between sessions and hand sanitizer will be provided.
  • If you have questions or concerns about attending Titan Takeoff in person, please contact the New Student and Family Programs Coordinator at orientation@uwosh.edu or (920) 424-3269. 
How can I reschedule my Titan Takeoff day?

A link to cancel your Titan Takeoff day and reschedule a new date is provided in your confirmation email with the subject line “Your Titan Takeoff registration is confirmed for (date)”. If you are unable to locate this email, please contact nextsteps@uwosh.edu

What will I do ON my Titan Takeoff day?
  • Obtain your TitanCard (student ID) 
  • Meet and engage with new & current UWO students  
  • Complete an individual, virtual meeting with an academic advisor 
  • Schedule your first semester semester classes 
  • Participate in a campus resource session (students & guests)
Do I need to complete placement exams?

As a new freshman at UW Oshkosh, you are required to take placement tests prior to class registration on your Titan Takeoff day. 

If you have successfully completed a transferable level course (eg. CAPP, ECCP) in English composition, math or foreign language, or if you have completed an AP or IB course prior to your senior year and received a qualifying score on the exam, you may be exempt. Please review the following information to determine if you are exempt: 

AP – Advance Placement

IB – International Baccalaureate

Review transferable course work from other universities

The results of these exams will be used to place you in the appropriate level English and math courses. Foreign language exams are optional but would be required if you plan to continue your studies in Spanish, French or German. 

For more information about placement testing, please see this website.

I don’t know my UW Oshkosh email account. What should I do?

Your UW Oshkosh email address was sent to you via email after you secured your spot in the incoming class by completing the process emailed to you. It was sent to the email account you provided on your application. Search in your personal email accounts for the subject line “Your Next Steps in the Admission Process”. If you do not see the email, please contact us at nextsteps@uwosh.edu. It is very important that you check your Titan email account on a consistent basis throughout the summer. We recommend at least 2 to 3 times a week. Also, be sure to check spam or junk folders.

I don’t know my NetID and password. What should I do?

Your NetID is the beginning of your UW Oshkosh email address (everything before the @uwosh.edu). If you have not yet created a password, you can do so by going to https://uwosh.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/freshmen/admitted-freshmen/activate-net-id/. If you no longer know your password, please contact our IT Help Desk at helpdesk@uwosh.edu or (920) 424-3020 to request a password reset.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

If you have questions or concerns, please email us at nextsteps@uwosh.edu or call one of the following admissions staff members:

  • Nicole Jackson: (920) 424-3079, jacksonnr@uwosh.edu
  • Jennifer Werner: (920) 424-0309, wernerj@uwosh.edu
UWO Admissions

800 Algoma Boulevard

135 Dempsey Hall

Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-3164

admissions@uwosh.edu

 

Hours of Operation

M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

UWO Admissions

800 Algoma Boulevard

135 Dempsey Hall

Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-3164

admissions@uwosh.edu

Hours of Operation

M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.