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


Limited Service Hours

  • February 15: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Regular Service Hours

  • Monday & Tuesday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

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

Registration Assistance

For Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 semester is quickly approaching.  Classes start January 22nd. Our experienced and caring advisors are ready to assist you with creating a plan, choosing classes and registering for the Spring 2019 semester.

In order to meet increased demand for appointments, we adjust our services during term start.  Students can make an appointment up to one day in advance or walk-in to be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.   First-come, first-served appointments are available on the following dates:

Monday, 1/14 8:30am-5:00pm

Tuesday, 1/15 1:00pm-5:00pm

Wednesday, 1/16 8:30am-3:30pm

Thursday, 1/17 8:30am-3:30pm

Friday, 1/18 9:30am-3:30pm

Tuesday, 1/22 8:30am-5:00pm

Wednesday, 1/23 8:30am-5:00pm

Thursday, 1/24 8:30am-5:00pm

Friday, 1/25 9:30am-3:30pm


Regular service hours resume on January 28th.

This page is intended for students who are currently attending Madison College and need assistance with registration for the next term.  Students who are interested in applying to the college, can find helpful information on our Apply for Admission page.

  1. Schedule an Advising Appointment

    Advisors are available at all campuses. Schedule an in-person or phone appointment by calling or stopping in to the office. Contact information for all locations can be found below and on the left-hand sidebar. Be sure to come to your appointment prepared. You can find more information on how to prepare for an appointment by viewing "Maximize Your Advising Appointment" information below. 

    (608) 258-2300

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

    Main Office
    (920) 568-7200

    PORTAGE 100
    Main Office
    (608) 745-3100

    Main Office
    (608) 524-7800

    TRUAX C1434
    (608) 246-6076

    Main Office
    (920) 206-8000

  2. Health Registration Events

    Health Students

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

    • October 29 to November 1

      • 1 - 4 p.m


  3. Business Registration Events

    Business and Applied Arts Students

    Advisors at Truax Campus will be available for Same Day Appointments to assist current program students with quick advising questions.  For Same Day availability, please call Student Development and Retention Services at 608-246-6076.

    Business Technology

    Meet with a faculty advisor in the Business Lab, Truax Room D3610 for Spring 2019 registration planning and class selection.

    Tuesday, October 16, noon - 4:30 p.m.

    Thursday, October 18, noon - 4:30 p.m.

    Monday, October 22, 2:30- 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 23, noon - 4:30 p.m.

    Thursday, October 25, noon - 4:30 p.m.


    Administrative Professional Associate Degree, Office Assistant Diploma, Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Billing, Healthcare Receptionist

Maximize Your Advising Appointment

  • Plan early and schedule appointments in advance.
  • Arrive on time for your appointment. If you are unable to attend your appointment, call 608-246-6076 or your regional office to reschedule your appointment in advance.
  • Prepare for your appointment by being ready to discuss class options, have questions to ask, and bring any needed documents, including mail from Madison College. Research opportunities and resources.
  • Be an active participant in developing and modifying your education plan by identifying personal and career goals.
  • Bring your student ID number. This is the same as your OneCard number. If you do not know it, you can look it up in your myMadisonCollege account by clicking on your name in the upper left hand corner.
  • Review your Degree Progress Report (also called an Advising Report) found in your Student Center under Academic Record.
  • Understand the requirements of your Madison College program. If you are transferring, explore and familiarize yourself with admissions, program, and major information for your future school.
  • Prepare a selection of classes. Include those that you would like to take and/or think you may need for your degree or transfer plan. Get help searching for classes.
  • Stay up to date on important registration dates for each semester.
  • Learn how to self-register. If you do not know how to register for classes, be sure to check out the tutorials and instructions.