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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will kick off the start of the new academic year with two special assemblies and celebrations.

An convocation will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 1 in Ballroom 227 of Reeve Memorial Union. Provost John Koker and Chancellor Andrew Leavitt will present the outlook for the year, followed by a time of fellowship and appreciation for faculty and staff at 4 p.m. UW System President Jay Rothman, making his first official visit to UW Oshkosh, will be a special guest.

The next week, an Opening Day Honors event is set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Culver Family Welcome Center, featuring recognition of employee award-winners and years-of-service milestones.

Faculty and staff are invited to attend both events and recognize the many achievements of the past year and celebrate the start of the 2022-23 academic year. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP. For more information, visit

College meetings

Opening day college meetings also are planned for Sept. 1. Here is the schedule:

  • College of Business: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Sage 1216
  • College of Education and Human Services: 10:30 a.m.-noon, virtual
  • College of Letters and Science: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Culver Family Welcome Center ballroom
  • College of Nursing: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Clow L104

Titan Welcome Week

Titan Welcome Week runs Sept. 2-9. The schedule of events is available here.