Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

Independent Student Newspaper of UW Oshkosh Campuses

The Advance-Titan

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Oshkosh Public Library offers free at-home COVID-19 test kits

Submitted news June 22, 2022

The Oshkosh Public Library, in partnership with the Winnebago County Health Department, is offering free, at-home COVID-19 test kits to the public. To protect the health of the staff and patrons, test...

UWO to continue to test, give COVID vaccinations during summer

Advance-Titan staff May 10, 2022

UW Oshkosh will continue to offer testing and vaccinations on the Oshkosh campus through summer. Testing is available to all symptomatic students, employees and community members. Vaccinations – including...

Second COVID-19 booster shot now available for some

Submitted news April 4, 2022

In response to the announcement by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) in support of expanded eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, the Winnebago County Health Department is now...

Katie Pulvermacher / The Advance-Titan — On March 21, masks will no longer be required on the Oshkosh campuses except in the Student Health Center and the Albee testing center. Students around campus are enthusiastic about this news.

Two years of COVID-19: What UWO has done in the last year

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor March 11, 2022

Today marks two years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. UW Oshkosh shut down its campuses, leading students to adjust to the new reality of online...

Advance-Titan File Photo — Masks will no longer be mandatory throughout campus on March 1.

UWO to lift mask mandate March 1

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor February 17, 2022

UW Oshkosh will be lifting indoor mask requirements in most locations across campus, under the announcement of UW System President Tommy Thompson to help universities remove requirements as soon as March...

Screenshot of Chancellor Andrew Leavitt during Town Hall

Town hall meeting updates to prepare for spring semester

Katie Pulvermacher, News Editor January 30, 2022

Discussing topics dealing with COVID-19, mental health and spring classes during his recent town hall meeting, Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said he trusts UW Oshkosh’s pandemic plan will help ensure a successful...

Masks are back for the start of the spring semester

Masks are back for the start of the spring semester

Advance-Titan staff January 19, 2022

Beginning Jan. 31, masks will again be required in campus recreation centers and at Polk Library. In a campus email, Police Chief Kurt Leibold wrote today: "We eased this restriction when COVID-19 rates...

April Lee / Advance-Titan - Javin Mills does a COVID test at the Albee Hall testing site.

UWO updates COVID-19 mandates on masking, testing and isolating/quarantining

Advance-Titan staff January 4, 2022

With COVID-19 cases are increasing in our region and more positive cases through on-campus testing, UW Oshkosh has updated its mandates about masking, testing and isolating and quarantining. In a mass...

April Lee / Advance-Titan - Javin Mills does a COVID test at the Albee Hall testing site.

Leibold: Too early to eliminate masks for spring semester

Kyra Slakes, Staff writer December 7, 2021

UW Oshkosh hopes to further reduce or eliminate masks and COVID-19 testing mandates in the spring semester, but University Police Chief Kurt Leibold said it is too early to make that call. Part of the...

UWO extends current COVID-19 mandates through Dec. 31

UWO extends current COVID-19 mandates through Dec. 31

Advance-Titan staff November 23, 2021

UW Oshkosh is extending its current COVID-19 mandates through Dec. 31 since the greater Oshkosh area is experiencing an upward trend in cases. In a email announcement, Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said that...

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