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Advising & Academic Planning

You’re not alone. UWFox’s Academic Advisors can guide you toward fulfilling degree requirements and help you plan ahead for future semesters. See the Advisor Directory for a list of advisors by major or the Student Affairs Advisors for more general advising.

Advising Process

New Students

  • Admitted students are mailed placement test dates, orientation, and advising/registration information.
  • Contact Student Affairs with any questions at (920) 832-2620 or foxinfo@uwc.edu.
  • Check out Academic Planning tools.
  • Meet with an advisor and register after orientation.

Continuing Students

  • Watch for a postcard with advising/registration information (start checking your mailbox in October for spring early registration and March for fall early registration).
  • Check out the current advising/registration dates.
  • Meet with your advisor early, and register as soon as possible for the best course selection.

Re-entry and Transfer Students

  • Admitted students are mailed placement test dates, orientation, and advising/registration information.
  • Contact Student Affairs with any questions at (920) 832-2620 or foxinfo@uwc.edu.
  • Check out Academic Planning tools.
  • Re-entry students can meet with an advisor and enroll during the early registration period. Transfer students can meet with an advisor and register after orientation.

Academic Planning

Academic planning is an ongoing process. Use the tools available to you throughout your educational journey.

Academic Planning Checklist Know where you’re going and how to get there. This checklist will assist you in creating a plan before meeting with an advisor.

Computing Semester Grade Point Average (GPA)

Berkeley GPA Calculator Estimated GPA calculator

See where you stand. Insert your current courses and expected grades to get an idea of your semester grade point average.

Frequently Asked Questions

College/Work Balance Chart

Trying to balance school and work?  Here’s a guide to help you plan.

# of Credits

Employment Hours

16-18 0-5
13-15 6-10
9-12 11-20
6-8 21-30
3-5 Full-time