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Residence Hall Move-In

Residence hall move-in will take place over a five-day period, Wednesday, August 30th, through Sunday, Sept. 3rd. We ask that all new students living on campus move into residence halls August 30th-31st to be present for Welcome Week activities! 

Fall 2023 Schedule

QR Code for pre-registration will be available at the start of move-in, check back then!


Friday, September 1st

Kickoff Event- Dinner on the Lawn, 5-6:30 PM outside of Reeve Memorial Union.

Titan Welcome Leaders will meet students at their residence halls and escort them to Reeve Union to attend the Kickoff Celebration. Look for signage in the lobby of your residence halls for specific information about the meeting spots with Titan Welcome Leaders. 

All first-year students are invited to attend! A meal will be provided to all new students with a valid TitanCard. 

Additionally, lawn games and activities will be available!

Titan Nights 6:30-10 PM in Reeve Memorial Union. *Titan Card ID required

Don’t miss this campus tradition as we welcome our first-year students to campus as the class of 2027 and host a variety of events in Reeve Union that are sure to please! Have fun and make new friends at Titan Nights! Play games, win prizes, enjoy late-night snacks, watch a performer, get henna tattoos, craft, utilize the photo booth, sing karaoke, and much more! 

Saturday, September 2nd

Chancellor’s Welcome, Campus Safety, and Dear World, 9 AM -12 PM in Kolf.

*This event is required of all new students

Chancellor, Andrew Levitt will welcome all new students to campus in an opening address. Following that, UWO Police Chief Tarmann will provide some information about safety on campus.

The main program is a story-telling experience called Dear World. This program is required of all new students. Students will be asked to develop a “brain tattoo” that in a few words tells a story about their lives and experiences. Connect with fellow new students beyond small talk.

An example of the Dear World experience at Duke University:


Titan Football Game, 1-3 PM at J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium.

*There will be an accessible bus available, and a bus looping from titan stadium to Reeve Union for the duration of the football game

Cheer on the UWO Football Team for their opening weekend game!


Titan Welcome Block Party

*Have your TitanCard 

New Students are invited to attend the first-ever Titan Welcome Block Party. Listen to live music, learn more about local vendors and small businesses, eat from a local food truck, and much more! 


Sunday, September 3rd

First Year Fun, 11 AM – 4 PM, across campus.

*Please pre-register for events.

Sign up for events using a link your Titan Welcome Leader will provide during Titan Welcome Week- pick at least 2! 

-Spin-to-win – Titan Central (In Reeve Union) -11:00 am-3:00 pm

This event is a drop-in, no pre-registration is required! Stop by Titan Central located inside Reeve Union with your TitanCard to spin the wheel and win prizes!


-Kayaking – Student Recreation and Wellness Center– Trips leave at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00

Rock climbing – Student Recreation and Wellness Center – Sessions begin at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00

Biking– Student Recreation and Wellness Center- Trips leave at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00

Meet at the tables outside the Student Recreation and Wellness Center 15 minutes before your trip leaves. You will check in with student staff and head out on your bike trip!

Group X: Spin Class– Student Recreation and Wellness Center – 11:00 am

Group X: Cardio Strength– Student Recreation and Wellness Center – 1:00pm


Commuter Student Social– 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM in Reeve Union

Are you commuting to campus this fall? Join the commuter student social to learn more about resources for commuter students on-campus while connecting with other commuter students!

*Food will be provided


Non-Traditional Student Social– 12:00-1:00 PM in Reeve Union

Are you a non-traditional student otherwise known as an adult learner? Join the non-traditional student social and learn more about on-campus resources while connecting with other non-traditional students!

*Food will be provided


Campus Tour, Find your Classes!– 11:00, 1:00, 3:00

Meeting at the Student Involvement desk in Reeve Union, bring your class schedule and pair with a student leader to find your fall classes!


Bags Tournament– 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 at Rec Plex Field

Sponsored by the University Police Department, participate in a Bags (cornhole) Tournament. Winners will receive a prize!


Career Coffee Shop – Career and Professional Development (Student Success Center, Suite 125) – 11:00 am- 1:00pm

Enjoy Free Starbucks Dupe Coffee and Drinks – made by your very own Career Advisors!  Shop the Career Closet. Ask Career Questions. Get support for campus job search. Career scavenger hunt for amazing prizes. Understand what opportunities are available for you now and in the future all while you wait for or sip your free Latte, Refresher, or Pink Drink!      


New Titans Ask All– Get all your final burning questions answered!- Reeve Union 212- 12:00, 2:00

Do you have any lingering questions going into the semester? Join a panel of students and get your questions answered!

*questions can be asked anonymously


Build your Professional Wardrobe – Career Closet Shopping– Career and Professional Development (Student Success Center, Suite 125) – 2:00 pm

Free Professional Clothing! Shop the Career Closet during this private shopping event.  Career staff will share tips about professional dress and tie tying! Students attending will receive bonus items in addition to the 4 FREE professional dress items.  


Mario Kart Tournament– hosted in Reeve Union 307– Tournaments will begin at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00


Guided Paint – hosted in Reeve Union 227 A – Games will begin at 11:00, 2:00


TV Game Show with the Greek Life– hosted in Reeve Union 227 BC– Tournaments will begin at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00


Target Shopping Extravaganza, 9:30-11 PM at local Oshkosh Target (1900 S Koeller St, Oshkosh, WI 54902). 

*Only UWO Students are permitted at this event with a valid TitanCard. Any others will be turned away at the door.

Presented by New Student and Family Programs- Oshkosh’s local Target is offering an after-hours shopping experience for all UWO Students with their TitanCard. Students will have the opportunity to win prizes. 

A bus will be available to transport students in front of Fletcher Hall starting at 9:10 pm. If you take the bus, please plan on only purchasing items that will fit on your lap or near your feet. You can still attend this event if you transport yourself. 


Monday, September 4th

Information Table, 9 -11 AM in Reeve Union Concourse (under the flags).

Visit the New Student and Family Programs information table in Reeve Union for any questions you may have prior to the start of the semester!


Campus Offices are Open, 11 AM -2 PM, across campus.

Despite the holiday, offices across campus are offering special hours to be available to help you before the semester begins! 

Corner Convenience Store Purchase snacks and beverages Reeve Union, 1st floor 9:00am-7:00pm
Financial Aid Work study and financial aid information Dempsey 104 11:00am-2:00pm
Information Technology Call Center Help with password reset, login, and internet connection issues Call 920-424-3020
or email
Parking Services Purchase parking permits 738 High Ave 11:00am – 2:00pm
Registrar Registration information Dempsey 130 11:00am-2:00pm
Residence Life Residence hall Inquiries and Information Gruenhagen 263 8:00am-4:30pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) Fitness equipment, wellness, recreation, outdoor adventure and more 735 Pearl Avenue 6:00am-11:00pm
RecPlex Fields Outdoor and domed playing fields Pearl and Osceola Avenue 1:00pm-11:00pm
Bookstore Pick up pre-orders, purchase textbooks, supplies and spirit wear Reeve Union, 1st floor 9:00am-5:00pm
Titan Central TitanCards, Titan Dollars, lost and found, purchase meal plans, and general info. Reeve Union, 1st floor 7:30am-8:00pm
Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC) Academic advising Student Success Center, Suite 202 11:00am-2:00pm
University Dining Meal plan information and questions Reeve Union 104 or email 11:00am-2:00pm


Rec Fest – Student Recreation and Wellness Center – 1:00-3:00 pm 

Learn all about the various programs and services that your Student Recreation and Wellness Center has to offer. Hear from different health and wellness resources on campus, join a sports club, learn how to rent a kayak on campus, sign up for an intramural sport, get a copy of the Group Exercise schedule… and more! 


Tuesday, September 5th

Titan Fest, 11 AM – 2 PM outside of Reeve Memorial Union.

Are you looking for ways to get involved on campus and in the Oshkosh community? Are you looking for a part-time job? Come check out all these opportunities and more! Student organizations, university departments, volunteer agencies, off-campus employers, and community businesses will all be present to share information with you. The Lunch on the Lawn meal will be available to those who want it, just look for the big tents. Be prepared to receive a lot of free giveaways! Join us on the Academic Mall between Reeve Union and the Arts & Communication building for this outdoor event. 

Wednesday, September 6th

Icee pops & First Day of School Photo-Op- Reeve Concourse- 10:00 am-2:00 pm

On your way to your first day of classes, stop by Reeve Union to grab an Icee-Pop and take a first day-of-school photo! All photos can be found after the event on the New Student and Family Programs Flickr account:

Questions about Titan Welcome? Please reach out to New Student and Family Programs Manager, Emily Brooke at or 920-424-0867

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New Student and Family Programs

748 Algoma Blvd.
Reeve Union, Room 104
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-2909