Academic Advising

Academic advising, along with general information about the undergraduate major and coursework, is available in the Social Science Building. Find us on the campus map. Due to renovations happening this summer, the undergraduate advising office in 7238 Social Science is closed. Academic advisors and support staff are still available on campus this summer.

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

ACADEMIC ADVISING HOURS AND DECLARING A MAJOR: 

 

Our regularly scheduled drop-in advising hours will resume in Fall 2019.

We will not have drop-in advising this summer. All students can use the Starfish app in MyUW to schedule an appointment this summer.

  1. Log in to your MyUW
  2. Open the Starfish app (if you do not see it, you can begin by searching for it in MyUW and adding it to your dashboard)
  3. Within the Starfish app, select an economics advisor’s name and find an available date and time.
    • Alicia Bingen, Jordan Richardson, or Susan Hering

More help on using Starfish can be found here. If you have any questions or issues, you can email or call Alissa at econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu or 608-262-6925.

This summer, all students interested or declared in economics can schedule appointments online with Alicia Bingen, Jordan Richardson, and Susan Hering using Starfish in MyUW.

  1. Log in to your MyUW
  2. Open the Starfish app (if you do not see it, you can begin by searching for it in MyUW and adding it to your dashboard)
  3. Within the Starfish app, select an economics advisor’s name and find an available date and time.

More help on using Starfish can be found here. If you have any questions or issues, you can email or call Alissa at econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu or 608-262-6925.

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. Schedule an appointment with an economics advisor using the Starfish app in MyUW.

    1. Log in to your MyUW
    2. Open the Starfish app (if you do not see it, you can begin by searching for it in MyUW and adding it to your dashboard)
    3. Within the Starfish app, select an economics advisor’s name and find an available date and time.
      • Alicia Bingen, Jordan Richardson, or Susan Hering

More help on using Starfish can be found here. If you have any questions or issues, you can email or call Alissa at econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu or 608-262-6925.

The undergraduate advising office will be under construction this summer. Our office 7238 Social Sciences will be closed. Academic advisors and support staff are still available in the Social Sciences Building throughout the summer. Please contact econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu for location information if needed.

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