Academic advising is a very important part of your college experience at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County. Advisors are available to assist you in developing educational plans that are compatible with your life goals. Your academic advisor can help you:

  • Explore your academic and career goals.
  • Select classes that promote your progress toward your degree.
  • Choose classes that help you to explore your interests, identify your eventual major, or identify courses needed for a major already chosen.
  • Build a class schedule that balances your homework and class load.
  • Connect with a knowledgeable professional in your chosen field.

The university offers a variety of advising services to assist students in meeting their academic, career, and/or personal needs. How you access an advisor depends upon whether you are a new freshman, transfer or reentry student.

New Freshmen

If you're a new freshemen, you will meet with an academic advisor from the Solution Center prior to the start of your first semester, as part of the course registration process during orientation. An individual advisor will then be assigned to you for your freshman year. They will also serve as your First Year Seminar instructor. As you continue into your second year, you'll work more closely with an advisor from the Solution Center.

Transfer/Re-Entry Students

If you're a transfer or re-entry student, you will meet with an academic advisor from the Solution Center prior to the start of your first semester. You'll continue to work with an advisor throughout your time at UW-BSC.


Career Resources

UW-BSC's Career Center provides support for student academic and career development. In addition, the UW-BSC Library offers a wide variety of up-to-date career information, books, and catalogs for all the UW and independent schools in Wisconsin. To further explore majors offered through the UW System, visit MajorMania.