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FVTC Students

If you are currently attending a Wisconsin Technical College System School or University of Wisconsin College and would like to reside at Gruenhagen Conference Center, contact Sherry Boushele-Walter at boushels@uwosh.edu or (920) 424-1422.

 

Lodging Rooms

Students lodging in Gruenhagen Conference Center reside in a single occupancy room (no roommate). Each room contains two twin beds, two dressers, two closets, two desks and bookshelves, microwave and microfridge.

At no additional charge, each room comes with an in-room connection for cable television (including HBO) and high-speed internet.  Wireless (WiFi) access is available throughout the building.  We also offer access to a computer resource center located on the first floor of the conference center, which is open from 7:15 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. daily. A sample of our FVTC lodging contract can be found on this page. This is only a sample and will not be accepted if downloaded and mailed in. In order to complete the actual contract, all guests must reach out to Sherry Boushele-Walter, Finance Specialist and Contract Administrator. Sherry can be contacted at boushels@uwosh.edu or (920) 424-1422.

Sample FVTC Lodging Contract

Facilities

Front Desk:  The front desk offers a variety of services, such as copy service, fax service, U.S. mail drop off, stamps and a change machine.  The desk also has board games available for check out.

Kitchen:  We have a full-service kitchen in our lower level that is available for use.  Kitchen utensils, pots and pans are available for check out through the front desk.

Laundry:  Laundry facilities are available on site containing front load washers and dryers.

 

TitanCard

All FVTC and UW college students residing in the Gruenhagen Conference Center will be required to purchase an affiliate UW Oshkosh identification card (TitanCard).  The cost of this card is $20.00.  The card will be used for various purposes on the UW Oshkosh campus, including facility entrance access, dining services and access to City of Oshkosh GOTransit.

 

Student Meal Plan Option

UW Oshkosh offers flexible meal plans for students.  Our meal plans are a perfect blend of meals and Titan Dollars, allowing students to have flexibility with their eating options on Campus:  when, where and what they choose to eat.  Gruenhagen residents are considered “Off-Campus or Commuter students” since they live in the conference center, not the Resident Halls. Fox Valley Technical College students do not have UWO billing accounts, therefore meal plans must be paid for prior to activation at Titan Central, located in Reeve Memorial Union.  For more information visit:  http://reeve.uwosh.edu/dining/meal-plans/off-campus

 

Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC)

The SRWC is one of the finest facilities of its kind, providing students with terrific opportunities for recreation, fitness and fun!  At an additional cost, your TitanCard will give you access to group exercise classes, over 100 pieces of cardio equipment, a jogging/walking track, basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall and more!

 

Parking

Every motor vehicle (including motorcycles and mopeds) on University property must have a valid parking permit.  Resident permits are limited, but FVTC and UW College students residing in Gruenhagen are guaranteed a parking permit, provided they send in their parking application by the deadline (July 31st of each year).

 

Building Security

Side entrances to Gruenhagen are locked 24 hours a day. Students can use their TitanCard to access the building or use the main entrance (open 7:00 a.m.–midnight).  Students are responsible for their safety and the safety of others.  By not allowing others to follow you into a building and being aware of your surroundings, you can prevent issues from occurring.

All residence halls have nighttime security stations staffed by Community Advisors (CAs) and Community Service Officers (CSOs). Security Stations serve as a checkpoint for monitoring resident and guest access to our residence halls. Residents must use their TitanCard to gain access to the building, and guests must present a state issued ID. The stations are staffed nightly and run from 9:30 p.m.–2:30 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday nights and from 9:30 p.m.–3:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.

 

Staff

Gruenhagen Hall is managed by a full-time Residence Hall Director (RHD) who is a professional that has earned a Master’s degree in student affairs or a related field.  The RHD is here to supervise staff, encourage leadership development, run the building and make sure you have a positive growing experience.

There is also an Assistant Residence Hall Director (ARHD) who is a graduate student that assists the hall director in the day-to-day operations of the building, along with supervising the staff.

Community Advisors (CAs) are UW Oshkosh undergraduate students who are trained to assist resident hall students in many ways.  For example, he or she can answer questions about campus, resolve roommate conflicts, advise students in developing better study skills, etc. CAs also plan a number of events within the hall and encourage students to get involved outside of the classroom.