Roles and Responsibilities

The following information explains the collaborative relationship between academic advisor and student.

Each student is expected to refer to the Academic Advising Syllabus, given by his/her AAEC advisor during Pre-Advise, for an in-depth understanding of this relationship.

Expected Learning Outcomes For AAEC Advisees:

You will:

  • understand the general education requirements
  • clearly understand the purpose and format of your Advising Report (AR)
  • know the advising process and where you will be advised in future semesters
  • utilize WINS as a resource for advising and registration
  • understand individual college admission requirements when appropriate

You Can Expect Your Advisor to:

  • understand and effectively communicate UW-Whitewater policies and procedures
  • listen to your concerns and respect your individual values and choices
  • help you evaluate and define your academic, career, and personal goals
  • support and encourage you as you work toward meeting your educational goals
  • be available to answer your questions through scheduled meetings, walk-ins, phone or email
  • demonstrate how to utilize WINS and the AAEC Website
  • refer you to other campus offices as appropriate

Your Advisor Expects You to:

  • schedule and attend advising appointments on time
  • come to appointments
  • review your AR each semester and track your progress towards completing your graduation requirements
  • read your UW-Whitewater email
  • become knowledgeable of campus policies, procedures, and resources
  • come to your appointments prepared with questions and/or topics to discuss as well as all necessary advising materials
  • be responsible for your own educational plans and for monitoring all requirements for graduation


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