In an ordinary spring, we close the academic year with congratulations and celebration for our graduates and gratitude to our excellent faculty and staff. I will not break from tradition. However, I must state the obvious: this has been no ordinary spring.
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Today we have a few decisions to announce concerning UW Oshkosh operations impacted by COVID-19.
The federal government has established the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help college students who are struggling with food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and/or child care expenses due to the disruptions of campus operations as a result of Covid-19.
We often say that students are at the heart of all that we do. Now, more than ever, we have the opportunity to demonstrate what that means.
Today we are able to announce the ways we will celebrate our students’ achievements, honor their hard work and mark the moment they become members of our larger communities.
Last week we announced a plan to allow flexibility in grading in response to educational delivery challenges and concerns you relayed to us about your successful academic progress during the COVID-19 crisis. Today we are outlining the policy for pass/fail grade options for spring 2020.
As we navigate the myriad of collaboration platforms available to us in the virtual world, we have found that some work better than others and some present risks that we cannot expose ourselves or our university to.
Today I am able to announce that UW Oshkosh is providing additional assistance to employees and student workers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Here are the latest offerings of support.
Understandably, we know there has been a lot of anxiety about how refunds would be processed, and how that would impact your student account. Thank you for your patience as these processes are being sorted out.
Many offices, departments and services have announced alterations in their services and business hours. View all changes to University operations here.
UW Oshkosh leadership will continue to publish decisions and announcements regarding the University response to coronavirus. Stay up-to-date with our FAQ.