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Frequently Asked Questions

We are returning to an in person exchange in 2023.
When can I begin registering for OPE 2022?

Registration for the Oshkosh Placement Exchange will open on Monday, November 15th at 8:00AM CST. 

Am I required to wear a mask when on campus?

The Oshkosh Placement Exchange will follow the current policy on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus. Policies about vaccination requirements or masking are subject to change at any time. At this time policy requires masking – regardless of vaccination status – in all buildings on campus where business is being conducted (exceptions for eating & drinking). The campus is operating at normal capacity without physical distancing requirements. For the most up-to-date information visit this website:

The Oshkosh Placement Exchange and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will follow all ​campus, local, state, and federal guidance regarding COVID-19. 

How much is the registration fee?

Candidates who register with the Oshkosh Placement Exchange 2022 will pay $0.00 for registration. If a candidate has already paid for a registration, a refund will be offered.

When can I schedule interviews?

Once candidates and employers are registered, they can begin planning interviews after January 1, 2022. The interviews will be scheduled through your registered OPE account.

How do I know if OPE is right for me?

Rest assured, that OPE is one of the most widely recognized, trusted and historically significant placement exchanges in the United States. We have hosted OPE on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus for 43 consecutive years, and are known for our service and professionalism.

The Oshkosh Placement Exchange is an employment platform in which employers (colleges, universities, residential boarding schools and other professional foundations) from across the United States list positions in the field of student affairs that broadly reflect the amazing and rewarding career opportunities within the realm of higher and secondary education. These employers list an array of positions that include: graduate assistantships, full time entry level, full time mid-level, and in some cases part time positions. OPE has always provided an exceptional platform for the connection of these employers to job seeking candidates. We serve as an employment clearinghouse that connects these employers to professionals throughout the United States. Our platform has succeeded in tens of thousands of successful employment matches. We survey our candidates and employers, and over 98 percent have stated they would recommend OPE to others.

If you have more specific questions about the Oshkosh Placement Exchange, and want to learn more, please email us at or call us at 920-424-3226. We look forward to serving your employment needs.