Welcome to the
UWO Family

Fox Cities Campus 

Information for New Freshman | Welcome!

Congratulations on your admission to the Fox Cities campus of UW Oshkosh! Take a moment to celebrate and be proud of yourself — all of your hard work has paid off. Please review the following information for your next steps to prepare for enrollment. If you have any questions along the way contact the Student Affairs Solution Center at foxinfo@uwosh.edu or call (920) 832-2620.

You will need your NetID and password to access your UWO email account. Please refer to your email from Admissions for instructions on how to use your NetID. If you are experiencing issues with your NetID or password, please contact the UWO Helpdesk at (920) 424-3020.

Placement Testing

UW System Placement Testing in Math and English is required of all incoming new students who have not previously completed Math or English courses earning college credit. Optional World Language Placement tests are available in Spanish, French and German. Placement Tests will be offered online providing flexibility for you to complete them on your schedule. You should have received an email to both your personal and UWO email accounts with additional information on how to register for UW System Placement Testing.

Advising and Registration (A&R)

Beginning in mid-May, you will receive an email outlining the steps to take in preparation for your one-on-one virtual academic advising meeting. You will be provided access to a virtual pre-advising session and will submit a pre-advising questionnaire, which will help guide the conversation with your advisor when you meet to register for your fall 2021 classes!

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Fox Cities Campus
1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
(920) 832-2600