Uniqueness is powerful

Diversity makes us better
Inclusion makes us stronger

It takes all kinds

Embracing our differences
Changing the world

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common
Celebrate it every day

You belong here.

Center for Student Success and Belonging

The Center for Student Success and Belonging (CSSB) is dedicated to the academic growth and personal development of UW Oshkosh students including structurally excluded groups comprising first-generation, low-income, students of color, women, and LGBTQ+ students.

Advocacy for all students

The CSSB aims to empower and inform students, faculty, staff and the broader community to create an equitable, diverse and inclusive campus climate through outreach initiatives, educational programming, leadership opportunities and multicultural events.

Support UW Oshkosh students’ academic growth and personal development by donating to CSSB.

  • Academic guidance and coaching
  • Assistance finding scholarships, internships, and grants
  • Connections to campus services
  • 1:1 cultural support and mentoring
  • Student advocacy
  • Tutoring referrals
  • Additional resources

UW Oshkosh is home to more than 1,300 students of color—all of whom are considered a part of CSSB.


of UWO students are the first in their family to go to college. CSSB provides support and guidance for these students to be successful in higher education.

UW Oshkosh has 17 diversity and inclusion-centered student organizations.

It is an amazing opportunity to support the members of the McNair community. I enjoy seeing past and present scholars thrive and succeed in their academics and in the field of research. It’s a joy to celebrate their achievements with them and grow alongside them.

Leah Vang

Psychology Major