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Policies & Procedures

Whether you are a new supervisor, faculty or staff member, it is important to review the various policies and procedures established at UW Oshkosh. All UW Oshkosh employees should also review the Annual Policy Notification.
Faculty & Academic Staff Handbook
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook is now available online. Please click here to access. 
University Personnel System (UPS) Operational Policies
The University Personnel System (UPS) Operational Policies have been developed based on the UPS Proposed Implementation Decisions as well as pertinent sections of Chapter 230. The UPS Operational Policies, when finalized and implemented, will provide the framework for UW institutions, other than UW-Madison, to extend the UW Board of Regents’ authority to university staff.

Additionally, current policies such as the Unclassified Personnel Guidelines (UPGs) will be incorporated into UPS Operational Policies.
Compensation Standard Operating Procedures
The UW System is committed to maintaining a comprehensive compensation program directed toward attracting, retaining and rewarding a qualified and diverse workforce.  Employee compensation shall be externally competitive, internally equitable, and shall reward contribution, recognize quality performance, and encourage growth and development. UWO has created the following standard operating procedures regarding compensation in order to fulfill this mission. 

Standard Operating Procedures – Compensation

Hiring and Recruitment Standard Operating Procedures
Please use the following document when you have a recruitment need that arises in your area. Our standard operating procedures for recruiting and hiring outlines the various actions departments can take to fill positions. These are hiring processes that produce a talented, effective workforce and that reflect UWO’s commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity, non-discrimination, and cultural diversity

Standard Operating Procedures – Hiring and Recruitment Processes


Criminal Background Checks
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to providing a high quality, safe and secure environment for its workforce, partners, students and visitors. This policy describes the Board of Regents’ expectations of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in performing criminal background checks on applicants for employment, current employees, and volunteers. 

Criminal Background Check Policy
Criminal Background Check Procedure
Criminal Background Check Request
Minor Protection Policy

Workplace Expectations

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  Email: hroffice@uwosh.edu

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800 Algoma Blvd. 
Oshkosh, WI 54901