What is Academic Advising?

Academic advising is a very important part of your college experience at UW-Waukesha. Advisors are available to assist you in developing educational plans that are compatible with your life goals. The ultimate responsibility for making decisions about your educational plans rests directly with you, but your academic advisor can help!

 Academic Advisors can assist you with:

When is Advising Available?

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm

Stop by to sign up for walk-in advising Monday-Friday from 11-1pm or for an appointment call 262-521-5040.

Solution Center Advisors 

Connie Humann, M.Ed., Student Services Advisor 
Kathleen Folbrecht, M.S. Student Services Advisor & BAAS Professional Experience Coordinator
Tiffany LeFlore, M.Ed., Fresh Start Academic Advisor

General questions may also be directed to:

Faculty Advisors

Check your faculty advisor assignment on PRISM. Contact your faculty advisor via email. All music majors should contact Professor Hurst at

Visiting Advisors

All visiting advisors meet with students in C170 (across from the HUB).  

How We Advise

UW-Waukesha utilizes a shared advising model.  We have both professional staff and faculty advisors who seek to help students through their education journey here, including course planning, career and major exploration, life planning and limited financial aid advising. Advisor assignments can be found on student PRISM accounts.

  1. New Freshmen are advised by Solution Center advisors as well as faculty advisors.
    1. Students admitted to the Fresh Start Program will be advised by professional staff advisors in the Solution Center
    2. Students admitted to the TRiO Program will be advised by professional staff advisors in the TRiO office
  2. Transfer students are advised by Solution Center professional staff advisors
  3. Non-Degree (Special) students are advised by Solution Center professional staff advisors