- Major requirements
- 4-year plan
- Graduation policies
Services for student success
- There are many services and resources on campus to empower students for success.
Use this handy tool to find out when subjects you're interested in offer tutoring help. Use the checkboxes to select your subjects and pick a day to find a time that works for you.
Murphy Learning Center (MLC)
Tutoring, Writing Center, Public Speaking. All UW-La-Crosse students can receive free tutoring services in a variety of courses, as well as utilize the Writing Center and the Center for Public Speaking at the MLC. In addition to on-site tutoring they can also direct you to tutoring offered by other campus departments.
The OMSS peer tutoring program provides free course specific tutoring to multicultural UWL undergraduate students upon request.
Student Support Services (SSS)
SSS provides academic, personal, career, and financial advising and support services to low income and first generation college students, as well as students with disabilities.
The ESL Institute at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse endeavors to help students develop the necessary academic skills, English language skills, and cross-cultural competence to be successful in a university setting.
Accommodations, study skills and time management
Eagle Opportunities: Internship & Employment, Determine Career Goals, Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing
- Assist with course selections and schedule planning for one or more semesters.
- Advice on progression toward graduation (Gen Ed requirements, major, minor, college requirements).
- Discuss opportunities such as undergraduate research and creativity, job shadowing, internships, study abroad programs
- Need the name of your faculty advisor? Check your Student Center in WINGS.
College Academic Services
Your major determines which of the following colleges you are in:
- College of Business Administration (CBA)
- College of Liberal Studies (CLS)
- School of Arts and Communication (SAC)
- College of Science and Health (CSH)
- School of Education (SOE)
Each college office provides extensive academic services:
- Process program (change of major) change forms.
- Perform credit checks and degree verifications.
- Ensure accuracy of the Advising Report (AR) report.
- Interpret academic policies and procedures
- Advise incoming transfer students and assist with transfer credits.
- Approve off-campus courses for transfer credit.
- Notify and advise students who are ineligible or on probation
- Advise students without a declared major who are following health-related pre-professional tracks OTHER than pre-PT or pre-OT (those students should contact the Academic Advising Center)
Academic Advising Center
Visit the Academic Advising Center Website
- Advise students in the College of Science & Health (SAH) and the College of Liberal Studies (CLS) without a declared major, including students following a pre-PT or pre-OT track.
- Students without a declared major who are following other pre-professional tracks in health should contact the SAH College Office.
- Assist students with exploring alternative majors, transferring schools, or researching graduate school and careers.
Are you ...
- Choosing a major?
- A student without a declared major and registering for next semester?
- Changing your major?
- Getting the most out of advising?
- Looking for ways to be more academically successful?
- Having trouble with WINGS?
- A student with a declared major and registering for next semester?
- Concerned about Advisement Report (AR) accuracy?
- Planning for Commencement?
- Making post-graduation plans?
- A student with other questions about advising, registration, grades or transcripts?
How do I declare a major?
To declare a College of Business Administration major go to the Dean’s Office and complete the required form.
How often will I meet with my advisor?
The Department of Accountancy requires meeting with your advisor before registration.
What do we do when we meet?
A meeting with an advisor early in a student’s program is about planning classes. As the student progresses the discussion becomes more about extracurricular activities, internships, and career opportunities.
What if I'm struggling academically?
Contact your advisor.
What if I'd like more of a challenge or a new experience?
Our majors typically do a at least one internship and are encouraged to be active in extracurricular activities such as Beta Alpha Psi.
Adding a minor, second major, or study abroad experience are other excellent choices.
How do I apply to graduate?
Complete the “Apply for Graduation” found in your WINGS Student Center. It is recommended that you make an appointment with the Dean’s Office to due a Senior check after you’ve register for your last semester of classes.
What are my options after graduation?
Accountancy majors have great placement rates and success in their careers. Internships before graduation often lead directly to permanent career placements in public accounting, corporate accounting, or governmental accounting. Graduates are employed in virtually all aspects of business including accounting, finance, and management positions.