Admissions - Online Degree Programs

Admissions for Online Degree Programs

UW Oshkosh online programs accept admissions applications year-round. ACT and placement exams are not required for these programs. Students who are transferring credits must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

There is a $50 application fee. It is waived if you attended a UW System two-year college or if you previously attended UW Oshkosh and didn’t transfer to another college or university.

*Please note: Some degree programs have specific admissions requirements in addition to the University admissions requirements. See each specific program page for those additional requirements.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

The best way to get you personalized information and help you discover your path is to schedule an appointment with an advisor. This appointment can be conducted on the telephone, in person, or over email.

At this appointment, an advisor will:

  • Give you a credit transfer estimate
  • Answer any questions about the program
  • Explain how online learning at UW Oshkosh works
  • Give you the next steps for application

Fill out a prospective student form today, and we’ll contact you shortly! You can also call us at (920) 424-0234 or email oce@uwosh.edu.

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Transfer Admission

You are considered a transfer student if you have credits to transfer into UW Oshkosh — from one credit to a full associate degree or more.

Follow these step-by-step instructions for applying to UW Oshkosh online degree programs as a transfer student. Please note that the transfer student admission process for traditional in-person programs differs slightly. If you are planning to enroll in an on-campus degree program, visit the admissions office website for more information on traditional program application.

Transfer Admission Instructions

Step One: Schedule an advising appointment

We highly encourage students who are interested in online degree programs to make an appointment with an advisor. You can discuss your options and path, and we can give you additional information to help you decide if an online program is right for you!

Fill out our prospective student form, and an advisor will reach out to you typically within one business day. You can also call (920) 424-0234 or email oce@uwosh.edu to speak with someone now!

Step Two: Apply to UW Oshkosh

Apply online using the UW-System online application.

  • Complete the information to log in to the application page.
  • Select UW Oshkosh for your school, and indicate that you are a degree-seeking student.
  • When you arrive at the page titled UW Oshkosh Undergraduate Programs find the “sort by” drop-down menu, choose “School / College,” and click “resort.”
  • Scroll down to “UW-Oshkosh,” and select your intended major.

Step Three: Send official transcripts to UW Oshkosh

Even if you only took one or two courses, we need your transcripts. Many times your previous institution will send these to us on your behalf, and sometimes your previous institution will charge you a fee. If do not have any previous college coursework, you may skip this step.

Mail all transcripts to:

If using USPS:  If using UPS, FedEx or express delivery:

UW Oshkosh Admissions Office

PO Box 2423

Oshkosh, WI 54903-2423

UW Oshkosh Admissions Office

800 Algoma Boulevard

Oshkosh, WI 54901

Step Four: Submit the application fee

If you are applying as a degree-seeking student to UW Oshkosh, a nonrefundable application fee of $50 is required. If the last institution you attended was a UW College (two-year campus), the application fee is not required.

Once you are accepted

You will receive an official acceptance letter from the Division of Online and Continuing Education. This letter will contain information on your academic advisor, online class orientation, and enrolling in classes. We encourage you to connect with your advisor to help answer any questions you may have about your college career. Advising appointments are available via telephone, email and in person.

New Student Admission

Follow these step-by-step instructions for applying to UW Oshkosh online degree programs as a new student. Please note, that the new student admission process for traditional in-person programs differs slightly. If you are planning to enroll in an on-campus degree program, visit the admissions office website for more information on traditional program application.

New Student Admission Instructions

Step One: Schedule an advising appointment

We highly encourage students who are interested in online degree programs to make an appointment with an advisor. You can discuss your options and path, and we can give you additional information to help you decide if an online program is right for you!

Fill out our prospective student form, and an advisor will reach out to you typically within one business day. You can also call (920) 424-0234 or email oce@uwosh.edu to speak with someone now!

Step Two: Apply to UW Oshkosh

Apply online using the UW-System online application.

  • Complete the information to log in to the application page.
  • Select UW Oshkosh for your school, and indicate that you are a degree-seeking student.
  • When you arrive at the page titled UW Oshkosh Undergraduate Programs find the “sort by” drop-down menu, choose “School / College,” and click “resort.”
  • Scroll down to “UW-Oshkosh,” and select your intended major.

 Step Three: Submit the application fee

If you are applying as a degree-seeking student to UW Oshkosh, a nonrefundable application fee of $50 is required.

Once you are accepted

You will receive an official acceptance letter from the Division of Online and Continuing Education. This letter will contain information on your academic advisor, online class orientation, and enrolling in classes. We encourage you to connect with your advisor to help answer any questions you may have about your college career. Advising appointments are available via telephone, email and in person.

Re-entry Admission

Follow these step-by-step instructions for applying to UW Oshkosh as re-entry with good standing or re-entry after suspension.  Please note that the re-entry student admission process for traditional in-person programs differs slightly. If you are planning to enroll in an on-campus degree program, visit the admissions office website for more information on traditional program application.

Re-entry with good academic standing Instructions

If you have not attended another college or university since leaving UW Oshkosh and you left UW Oshkosh in good academic standing, follow these steps for applying to the University:

Step One: Schedule an advising appointment

We highly encourage students who are interested in online degree programs to make an appointment with am advisor. You can discuss your options and path, and we can give you additional information to help you decide if an online program is right for you!

Fill out our prospective student form and an advisor will reach out to you typically within one business day. You can also call (920) 424-0234 or email oce@uwosh.edu to speak with someone now!

Step Two: Complete and Mail Re-entry Application

Print, complete and mail the re-entry application to the Admissions Office at the following address:

Admissions Office
UW Oshkosh
P.O. Box 2423
Oshkosh, WI  54903-2423

Once you are accepted

You will receive an official acceptance letter from the Division of Online and Continuing Education. This letter will contain information on your academic advisor, online class orientation, and enrolling in classes. We encourage you to connect with your advisor to help answer any questions you may have about your college career. Advising appointments are available via telephone, email and in person.

Re-entry Following Academic Suspension Instructions

If you were previously suspended from the University, you may seek re-entry after a minimum of one full term (not including the summer session).

Step One: Schedule an advising appointment

We highly encourage students who are interested in online degree programs to make an appointment with an advisor. You can discuss your options and path, and we can give you additional information to help you decide if an online program is right for you!

Fill out our prospective student form, and an advisor will reach out to you typically within one business day. You can also call (920) 424-0234 or email oce@uwosh.edu to speak with someone now!

Step Two: Submit Re-entry Application, Appeal for Re-entry from Suspension Form and Personal Letter

Submit the re-entry application, the Appeal for Re-entry from Suspension form and your personal letter written in response to the appeals questionnaire to the Admissions Office at the following address:

Admissions Office
UW Oshkosh
P.O. Box 2423
Oshkosh, WI  54903-2423

An Academic Advising Review Committee will make the admissions decision regarding your appeal for re-entry based on your prior academic record, information you provide in making your appeal, and any supporting documentation you submit. You will receive an official letter from the Division of Online and Continuing Education regarding the admissions decision.

If you are accepted, your letter will contain information on your academic advisor, online class orientation, and enrolling in classes. We encourage you to connect with your advisor to help answer any questions you may have about your college career. Advising appointments are available via telephone, email and in person.

 

Online Degree Programs

Lincoln Hall, Second Floor
608 Algoma Blvd.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact 

Phone: (920) 424-0234
Emailoce@uwosh.edu