University of Wisconsin–Madison

Academic Advising

The Undergraduate Advising Office will be closed December 24 – January 1.

Academic advising, along with general information about the undergraduate major and coursework, is available in Room 7238 of the Social Science Building. Find us on the campus map.

Email: econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-6925

ACADEMIC ADVISING HOURS AND DECLARING A MAJOR:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

These hours are first-come, first-served and are suitable for undeclared students of economics with questions about coursework or enrollments.

The Undergraduate Advising Office will be closed December 24 – January 1.

There will be no drop-in advising January 2 through January 21, 2019. You can schedule an advising appointment by emailing econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu. Appointments are available January 2 – 4, 7 – 11, and 14 – 18.

Weekday afternoon appointments with Susan and Alicia are reserved for declared majors.

Declared Econ majors can schedule appointments online with Susan and Alicia using the Scheduling Assistant of MyUW.

1. Meet the following requirements before declaring the major:

  • Complete at least two economics courses on the UW-Madison campus.
  • Complete a calculus course.
  • Earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all completed economics and calculus courses.

2. Complete the online declaration form

3. Attend our drop-in advising hours to finish declaring the major.

  • Drop-in advising hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. –  12:00 p.m.
  • Or email alissa.wilson@wisc.edu to schedule an appointment to finish declaring the major.
    • Available appointment times are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday at 1:00 or 1:30 p.m.

The Undergraduate Advising Office will be closed December 24 – January 1.

The Undergraduate Office is open each weekday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Drop-in advising takes place Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

If you have no advisor and have questions, you may email econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu.