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
Drop-in advising in the Black Cultural Center!
Throughout the semester, CCAS will be holding additional drop-in advising hours in the Black Cultural Center from 2:00-4:00pm on select Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Please see our events calendar for specific dates and times.
We look forward to seeing you there!
October is Advising Month!
Now is a great time to start meeting with your advisor to discuss how your semester is going, and future exploration plans. Enrollment for the spring semester will begin in early November, and advisor’s calendars will begin to be quite busy!
The Majors Fair is approaching on October 24 – don’t miss this annual event where undergraduate major and certificate programs from all over campus will gather in one place. Students will have the chance to learn about the breadth of programs options available on campus – learn more here.
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.