On Dec. 19, 2011, Governor Scott Walker signed Executive Order 54, which requires all University of Wisconsin System employees, volunteers and contractors to report incidents of child abuse and neglect learned of in the course of their work with UW Oshkosh.
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh prioritizes safety and strives to provide a safe learning environment for everyone. Children come into contact with UW Oshkosh through various programs, camps and events.
- Observes an incident or threat of child abuse or neglect OR
- Learns of an incident or threat of child abuse or neglect and has reasonable cause to believe that child abuse or neglect has occurred or will occur
It is better to report without all relevant information than to delay a report to collect information.
- Emergency: 9-911 from a campus phone or 911 off campus
- UWO Police: (920)424-1216 (non-emergency)
- Oshkosh Police: (920) 236-5700 (non-emergency)
- Winnebago County Sheriff: (920) 236-7300 (non-emergency)
- Department of Human Services for Winnebago County: (920) 236-4600
- Direct contact for Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting: (920) 236-4615
Click here to take Executive Order 54 mandatory online training You will be instructed to login with your NETid. There are two steps you will be instructed to complete. The training (Step 1) pops up in a new window. When you are finished please close the window to be taken back to the original window so you can fill out the survey (Step 2) to certify that you have taken the test and know your responsibilities. This will submit your completion record to the system.
UW Oshkosh Policy
For the most updated versions of these policies please check the Faculty/Academic Staff Handbook.