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2017 Opening Day Convocation

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Alumni Welcome & Conference Center


Opening Day Program

Opening Day 2017 

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will commence the academic year on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 with activities for students, faculty and staff. The entire campus community is welcomed and encouraged to attend these events.

Hop aboard the trolley to come over to the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center. The trolley will run from 7:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Alumni Welcome and Conference Center Great Hall

The Opening Day continental breakfast will be served inside the Great Hall. Meet your colleagues, enjoy refreshments and celebrate the beginning of the new academic year.

8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Opening Day Convocation – Alumni Welcome and Conference Center Ballroom

The convocation includes campus news and updates from Chancellor Leavitt as well as the presentation of faculty, academic staff and university staff awards.

10:45 a.m. Opening Day College Meetings

  • College of Nursing: Nursing Ed. 152 at 10:45 a.m.
  • College of Education & Human Services: Nursing Ed. 151 at 10:45 a.m.
  • College of Letters & Science: AWCC Ballroom at 10:45 a.m.
  • College of Business: Best Western Athearn Ballroom at 11:00 a.m.

11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Taste of UW Oshkosh and Student Employment Fair – Pedestrian Mall

Enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of UW Oshkosh as students, faculty and staff celebrate the beginning of a new academic year.

2017 Opening Day Photos

2017 Opening Day Video