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.
September is here, and that means classes are back in session as of Wednesday, Sept. 6, when the CCAS Residence Hall Offices will also open! Mondays-Thursdays, 12 – 4:30p.m., and Fridays from 10a.m. – 2p.m. you can find drop-in advising in any of our 5 residence hall locations.
Need advising in the evening? Great news – for the first two weeks of classes, CCAS offers evening drop-in advising in College Library, Mon-Wed, 5-7 p.m. Evening advising with start September 6 and run through September 13.
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.