The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh strives to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment for everyone involved in university activities. Children come in contact with UWO employees through various programs, camps, and events. On Dec. 19, 2011, Governor Scott Walker signed Executive Order 54, which requires all University of Wisconsin System employees, volunteers and contractors to report incidents of child abuse and neglect learned of in the course of their work with UW Oshkosh.
UW Oshkosh Policy
For the most updated versions of these policies please check the Faculty/Academic Staff Handbook.
The Office of Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action recommends all employees take Executive Order 54 Online Training through the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System website. The university does not track your completion, if you need proof of completion make sure to print your certificate before exiting the training.
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh prioritizes safety and strives to provide a safe learning environment for everyone. Children come into contact with UW Oshkosh through various programs, camps and events.
- Observes an incident or threat of child abuse or neglect OR
- Learns of an incident or threat of child abuse or neglect and has reasonable cause to believe that child abuse or neglect has occurred or will occur
It is better to report without all relevant information than to delay a report to collect information.
- Emergency: 9-911 from a campus phone or 911 off campus
- UWO Police: (920)424-1216 (non-emergency)
- Oshkosh Police: (920) 236-5700 (non-emergency)
- Winnebago County Sheriff: (920) 236-7300 (non-emergency)
- Department of Human Services for Winnebago County: (920) 236-4600
- Direct contact for Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting: (920) 236-4615