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Student Life Center

Get involved in student life activities at Fox Valley Tech. There are tons of fun opportunities to build your confidence, leadership and teamwork skills at both Appleton and Oshkosh campuses.

The Student Life Center, located on the Appleton Campus, offers a variety of services to help you connect with other students and make your FVTC experience more enjoyable. You can play pool, ping pong or foosball, watch TV or a movie on the big screen, purchase discount passes for movies or other attractions, or just hang out with your friends. You can also buy stamps, make photocopies, purchase your FVTC Student ID and rent lockers.

Speaker Series

See nationally known speakers on a variety of inspirational topics. All Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.

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Campus Resources

We've compiled this list of resources to help you make the most of your college experience. 

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Connections Cafe

Connections Coffee Café is located in the Commons at the Appleton campus. Stop by for specialty coffees, smoothies, ice cream and other sweet treats.

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FVTC Online Swapboard

Whether you are looking to purchase or want to sell books, a car, electronic equipment, or another item, the Swap Board can help. Perhaps you are looking for a place to live or want to share an apartment. The online Swap Board is available to students currently attending FVTC and staff members. Listed below are some frequently asked questions. If have additional questions, contact Student Life at 920-735-2545 or studentlife@fvtc.edu.

Logging in to the Swap Board

Anyone may view posts. In order to create, edit or remove your own posts, you will need to log in.
Your "User ID" is your student or staff ID that you use to log in to MyFVTC, and to access your Email. Do not include "@fvtc.edu."
Your password is also the same as your MyFVTC/email password.

SWAP BOARD FAQ

Is there a cost? No, all postings are free.
How long will my posting be accessible? Posting will remain on the Swap Board for a period of two weeks. 
What types of items can I post? The Swap Board encourages students and staff to post items for sale, books for sale, rideshare information, housing information and other items students may want information on. 
How many items can I post? Students and staff may post as many items as needed as long as the postings are not repetitive. 
Are all items accepted? No. Postings may not include information that contains inappropriate language, alcohol consumption or personal relationships. If your item is not appropriate for the Swap Board, you will be sent a denied request email to let you know. 
Who can use the Swap Board? Students and staff have access to post items. Anyone posting an item, must agree to terms of agreement as follows:

Swap Board Terms of Use

FVTC’s online Swap Board provides a service to students and staff to advertise at no cost items for sale and resources which assist in the educational process. By accessing this site, you are a user and agree to the terms below. If you do not accept and agree to the provisions, you will not have the ability to post items. FVTC has the right to accept, refuse or edit any postings submitted based on college policies and the student code of conduct. As a user, you accept and agree to the following:

  • All items posted will not contain inappropriate or vulgar language.

  • All items posted will not promote the use of tobacco, alcohol or illegal drugs or contain graphics that promote alcohol, drug or tobacco use.

  • All items posted will promote the sale of an specific item or resources to assist in the educational process.

  • All items posted will be posted for two weeks from the submission date.

  • All items posted are posted by the owner of the item or resources and any communication between buyer and seller is solely the responsibility of each party. The college is not liable for any misrepresentation of a posting.

  • The sale or exchange of information shall not violate and local, state or federal law.

  • The sale or exchange of information shall not violate any college policy

FVTC Swap Board

Locker Usage Policy

The cost of a locker rental is $10 per academic year. The academic year runs from June 1 to May 31. After December 31, you may rent a locker for the spring semester for only $5. 

  • No more than two people may share a locker.
  • A student ID card is required to rent a locker.
  • Once a locker has been rented, there are no refunds.
  • Once a locker has been assigned, it cannot be changed. Exceptions will be at the discretion of the Student Life staff.
  • If two people share the locker space, they should be respectful of each other and share the space equally.
  • Students may choose the locker location, based on availability. Staff will be happy to suggest an area close to academic programs.
  • The Student Life Center will not disclose the locker combination to anyone except the student who rented the locker.
  • The locker should only be used by the person or persons renting it.
  • The rental period expires on May 31. Locker items should be removed by that date. Any items not claimed by August 1 will be donated to charity.
  • Locker rental fees are non-refundable.

Lockers are available for students of a student club through the Student Life Center on the Appleton Campus, Student Services Office at the Riverside campus in Oshkosh, or the S.J. Spanbauer Center in Oshkosh. The rental period is for the academic school year (June through May). To rent a locker, a student must have a current student photo I.D. card. Requests by individuals with disabilities for modified lockers will be met whenever and wherever possible. Students are not required to rent a locker, but those who do must agree to the following policy:

Students are to maintain their lockers in proper working order. Students will not write on the interior or exterior of the locker. Any materials displayed in or on lockers must be in good taste to reflect the professional image of the college. The locker is to be used for storage of books, and educational resources utilized in the academic learning environment as well as a limited number of personal items needed for day to day class attendance. Any violation of the above may be cause for removal from the locker and revocation of all subsequent locker privileges.

FVTC lockers are subject to periodic general inspection by authorized FVTC staff. Items not removed from lockers by May 31 of the current academic year will be stored until August 1 of the year rented. After August 1, these items will be donated to charity.

MyFVTC

As a current student, MyFVTC is your one-stop location for logins, student resources, menus, event information and much more. 

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Student Handbook & Forms

Student Life forms include athletic forms, forms for clubs and organizations, student email requests and more, and can be found on our Student Forms & Policies page. You can also access the latest PDF of our Student Handbook & Planner. 

Student Life Forms

Student Housing

While Fox Valley Technical College does not have on-site student housing, several off-campus apartments and homes are available for rent in the Fox Valley and Oshkosh area.

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Student ID

It is free to get a Student ID card. There is a $5 fee to replace a lost card. A current photo Student ID is required to: 

  • Rent a locker
  • Charge textbooks to your student account
  • Take tests in the Testing Center
  • Use the Adult Basic Education lab
  • Check out books in the FVTC library
  • Participate in free Student Life giveaways.
  • Receive student pricing for Intramural athletics and tournaments
  • Get student pricing on FVTC trips
  • Purchase discount passes from Student Life
  • Use ping pong and foosball tables in the Student Life Center for free
  • Check out games in the Student Life Center: Nintendo Wii, ping pong, chess, checkers, board games, cards, etc.
  • Charge textbooks to your student account at the bookstore

 

In addition, several area businesses also offer student discounts, including (but not limited to): Appleton Parks & Recreation, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Laser Save, Inc., Marcus Theaters, Time Warner Cable, Sport Clips, Muncheez Pizza, La Michoacana Mexican Restaurant and Funset Boulevard.

Support Services

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech.

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Additional Student Life Services

The Student Life Center can also help you with bus passes, stamps, photocopies, fax services and movie tickets.

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Student Life Center

Visit:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.  
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Student Life Center is located in Room E137, on the Appleton Campus, next to the Commons.

Call: 920-735-2545

email: studentlife@fvtc.edu

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