The Student Academic Affairs and Career Development Office (SAA) supports students through both academic and career advising.

Why See an Advisor?

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  • Set your academic, career, and post-grad goals
  • Select courses for Fall, Spring, or Summer
  • Plan grad timeline
  • Connect major to career aspirations
  • Interpret University and SoHE rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Explore involvement opportunities
  • Talk about challenges and difficulties
  • Prepare for graduate school
  • Identify campus resources
  • Form a relationship

How to Meet with an Advisor

Current SoHE students can either schedule an appointment or attend Drop-In Advising. Prospective students have separate options for meeting with an advisor.

For career advising, schedule an appointment with one of our career advisors.

Scheduling an Appointment

  • Current SoHE students can schedule a meeting with their academic advisor by using the Scheduling Assistant
  • Or, call 608-262-2608

Drop-In Advising

  • During designated times in fall and spring semesters, drop-in advising is available for 10-15 minute meetings with an academic advisor.
  • Regular drop-in advising hours are Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm and Thursdays from 1pm to 3pm in Room 1194 Nancy Nicholas Hall.
  • No appointment is required and students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note: Drop-in Advising will not be available on Wednesday, October 18th.

Preparing for an Advising Meeting


Contact 608-262-2608 or

SAA Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am – 4pm

Student Academic Affairs and Career Development Office
1194 Nancy Nicholas Hall
Fetzer Center for Student Excellence
1300 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706