Advisors at the Cross-College Advising Service (CCAS) provide personalized advising to help you develop a plan for choosing your major and exploring careers. We are dedicated to serving the academic and career advising needs of undergraduate students who are exploring their options.
Important Dates & Events
Advising amid COVID-19
We know there are a lot of changes and uncertainty happening, regarding campus suspending in-person classes, and COVID-19.
We want to take this time to reassure you that CCAS advisors are still available for advising questions and appointments. We will be utilizing video chat services, as well as phone appointments to meet your advising needs. Learn more about your options here.
All CCAS office locations will be closed for in-person appointments or drop-ins until campus resumes normal operations.
We will continue to communicate with students about our services and updates. Be well, all!
At CCAS, your access is important to us. If you have accommodations needs that would make your advising appointment more successful, please let us know.
You can talk with a CCAS advisor about exploring majors and careers, choosing classes, campus involvement, how to declare a major, academic plans, and more!
CCAS offers career advising through the Career Exploration Center (CEC). You can talk with a professional career advisor about how to explore majors and careers, the connections between majors and careers, and more!
What to Expect from Advising
Advising is a team effort between you and your advisor. You’ll get the most out of your advising experience if you go into it with the right set of expectations. Do you know what to expect from your advisor, and what's expected of you?
At CCAS & the CEC, we respect, value, and celebrate the diversity of all UW-Madison students. We strive to make every student feel welcome, safe, and included. By committing ourselves to supporting and advocating for students of all identities, we hope to help foster a healthy campus environment where students can explore academic interests, make decisions about majors and careers, and reach their full potential.