Academic Advising & Exploration Center

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) 472-4646