Advising Services

1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704 

Downtown D116
(608) 258-2300

Main Office
(608) 243-4200 or (608) 246-6458

Fort Atkinson 117
Main Office
(920) 568-7200

Portage 100
Main Office
(608) 745-3100

Reedsburg 128
Main Office
(608) 524-7800

(608) 246-6076

Watertown 128
Main Office
(920) 206-8000



Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Reduced Service Hours
December 17 - 18 
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

December 19 at noon
December 24 – January 1

Hours may vary by location. Please call a campus for more information.

Advising and Transfer Events

Advising and transfer events are for all Madison College students and include registration labs, college visits, pre-transfer advising and the transfer fair.

Newly admitted students will be invited to an Advising and Registration Session to register for their first semester of coursework.

At Madison College your advisor will work with you as you plan to complete your degree. If transferring is in your future, consider the following events:

  • Group Advising Events: An opportunity to meet with an advisor and plan for your next semester. Self-guided registration assistance is also available online. 

  • Pre-Transfer Advising: Your chance to learn more about transfer admission and requirements at schools like UW Madison, Edgewood College and UW Milwaukee. You can also speak with advisors representing specific academic majors and degree programs. To sign up for an appointment, go to the liberal arts section (transfer) below.

  • College Visits: Check the MATC calendar to determine when the school(s) you're interested in will be on campus, research information they have on their website, explore transfer opportunities and create a list of questions. 

  • Transfer Fair: Attend the annual Transfer Fair to talk to more than 30 admission representatives from four-year institutions.

  • Transfer Week Events

    Transfer Week is October 15 - 18

    Transfer Week is a great opportunity for students to explore majors and learn about transfer options.  

    Exploring Your Pre-major Series: Truax, Transfer Center*

    Explore Career options and majors within Liberal Arts Transfer pre-majors.

    Pre-Business and Economics

    Tuesday, October 16 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.


    Tuesday, October 16 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    What Should I Major In?: Truax, Transfer Center*

    Access your interests and learn how to use online tools to explore majors.

    Major Exploration

    Wednesday, October 17 noon - 1 p.m.

    College Spirit Day: All campuses

    Wear your favorite college t-shirt.

    Wednesday, October 17 All day

    Transfer Fair: Truax, Cafeteria Mall

    Talk to more than 30 admission representative from four-year institutions.

    Thursday, October 18 10 a.m - 1:30 p.m.

    *Registration preferred. Check in at Student Development and Retention Services, Truax, Room C1434 (Next to Transfer Center)

  • Transfer Students

    Pre-Transfer Advising

    Pre-transfer advising sessions are by appointment only, so reserve your time as soon as registration becomes available. Sessions for popular majors fill up fast, so act quickly to secure your spot. Check the Madison College calendar for dates, times, and locations. 

    Prepare for your appointment with the transfer advisor. Write out your list of questions, bring a copy of your degree progress report (advisement report) and transcripts from any other colleges you've attended as well as your AP test scores if appropriate.

  • Health Students

    Walk-in Advising

    Meet with a health advisor in room 101 in the Health Building. Look for the sign labeled “Health Advising”.


    Walk-in advising sessions are intended for current program students with quick advising questions.  New students should attend an Academic Information Session for Health students.


    • September 18 to December 13

      • Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

      • Thursdays 1 - 4 p.m.

    Additional walk-in advising session will be available in the Health Building to assist students with registering for Spring 2019 courses at the following times:

    • October 29 to November 1

      • 1 - 4 p.m.

    There will be no walk-in advising sessions during the summer term.

  • Transfer Center Calendar

    Be sure to check the MATC calendar for specific dates and locations. Take advantage of these opportunities to meet with your program advisor, other colleges and universities or both.