Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Advising

Your college years are an exciting time in your life, a time to figure out who you are, what you want to do, and how to get there.

You’ll be making a lot of important decisions at UW-Madison that will shape your future. These decisions may be challenging, but you are not alone! Your advisors are here to help you learn the skills you need to tackle the big questions.

Our department has two academic advisors and one career advisor who are available to meet with you to offer guidance on:

  • Course selection
  • Program planning
  • Internships opportunities
  • Study abroad programs
  • Post-college plans
  • Career prospects
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Student research interests
  • Transfer and study abroad credits

Advisors are available for 30 minute appointments and are available for walk-in advising Mondays from 9:00-12:00 and Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 each week during the academic year. Please note that no advising appointments are scheduled via email.