CEC in the news!


The CEC was excited and honored to have Chancellor Rebecca Blank help us open our new office space with a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, January 30. Chancellor Blank praised career services at UW-Madison, noting the important work we have in helping students with critical pieces of their exploration. See the CEC highlight here.

Want to learn more about the CEC?

CEC advisors help students explore majors and careers in a variety of ways. Click the picture below to watch a short video illustrating all the ways we serve students. 



The CEC is hiring!

The CEC is currently hiring four new office peer positions. If you enjoy working with fellow students, helping a campus office run successfully, and meeting new people, check us out! Learn more here, or find our position on the campus job center.


Each semester, the CEC hosts a variety of workshops to help students continue to explore their major and career options. The workshop schedule for Spring, 2017 is available on our workshop page now! Browse our offerings and sign-up today. 

CEC News & Events

CEC Office Location Move!

The CEC main office location is relocating one floor up, in Ingraham Hall. Our new office location has opened with the beginning of spring instruction. 

Opening January, 17, 2017 in Room 114, Ingraham Hall
CEC Workshop: BadgerBridge

Learn about using, a way for  students to connect with alumni across majors and professions.

Tuesday, February 28, 12:00-1:00 pm in Room 114, Ingraham Hall
CEC Workshop: Choosing A Major

Geared toward first year students who are undecided, this workshop will help students beginning the process of choosing a major.

Monday, March 6, 3:00-4:00 pm in Room 114, Ingraham Hall
CEC Workshop: Exploring Ecology in the Biosciences

Come learn about the biology-focused majors of Botany, Conservation Biology, Forest Science, Wildlife Ecology, and Zoology.

Thursday, March 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Room 114, Ingraham Hall
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Majors Fair!

The Majors Fair is an annual event held in October. See highlights from Majors Fairs from years past, and learn more about the event.

Looking Ahead to Spring? 

The spring semestser is a great time to gain experience that will help you explore your career interests. Meet with a CEC advisor or your school/college career services office to discuss your plans!

What major is right for you?

Did you know that UW-Madison offers more than 130 academic majors? Visit the Undergraduate Catalog to see read about all the different programs, or visit our Major Exploration page.

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Need Academic Advising?

Cross-College Advising Service is the advising office on campus that serves students who are undecided and exploring their academic interests, or thinking of switching academic paths.