How To

How To

Register For Classes

You can utilize the Schedule of Classes to choose your desired courses based on what is available the following semester. You can also utilize the Search for Classes link within the WINS System to search for up-to-date reports on the availability of specific classes.

Learn How To Register For Classes »

Calculate Your GPA

Calculating your Grade Point Average (GPA) is simple and important. Knowing your GPA is important in measuring your progress.

Learn How To Calculate Your GPA »

Check Your Grades

Use this process to view the final grades for each of your enrolled courses in a term. Grades are posted online within the week following the exam period.

Learn How To Check Your Grades »

Find Your Academic Advisor

Who your advisor is depends on many factors including the number of units you've earned and if you've chosen a degree program.

Learn How To Find Your Academic Advisor »

 Get an academic Advising Report (aAR)

Accessing your Academic Advising Report for the first time can be tricky. Here you can find step-by-step instructions for how to access your AAR.

Learn How To Get an Acadmeic Advising Report »

Prepare for an Appointment

Preparation is key to a successful meeting with your advisor. When you are meeting with your advisor you should have ALL the materials that are applicable for that appointment.

Learn How To Prepare for an Appointment »

Change/Declare Your Major or Minor

There are different steps to take based on your progress in school, as well as important terminology to be familiar with when it comes to changing or declaring a major or minor.

Learn How To Change/Declare Your Major or Minor »

View Your Advisor Recommendations

After you attend an Advise appointment, if you have questions about which classes to register for or have difficulty obtaining a full schedule of classes, reference your Advisor's priority and alternate class recommendations on the WINS system.

Learn How To View Your Advisor Recommendations »

View Your Holds

Holds can be placed on your account by various departments on campus and may impact your registration.

Learn How To View Your Holds »

Schedule an Appointment

Scheduling an appointment with your advisor is required and very important when it comes to your academic progress.

Learn How To Schedule an Appointment »


Academic Advising & Exploration Center
Roseman 2054
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Office Phone: (262) 472-5220
Scheduling: (262) 472-4646

2008 Award Winner for Outstanding Advising Program