University of Wisconsin–Madison
Providing central coordination for the undergraduate advising and career services communities

Advisor Tools

Advisor Tools Catalog

LoginDescriptionTraining Required?Authorization/Contact
Advising GatewaySingle point of access to student record information for advisorsNoAuthorization:jeffrey.shokler@wisc.edu

Contact DoIT Help Desk for issues or outages and cc' Jeff.
BoxFree online file storage and collaboration service provided by UW-MadisonNoDoIT Box Service Description
Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) Tool to audit progress towards undergraduate degree, major, or certificate programNoDARS Authorization Form
Degree Audit Reporting (DARS) Exception SystemOnline curriculum exception system for L&S programsTraining Availableaim@saa.ls.wisc.edu
The GuideUW Academic CatalogNoguide-help@lists.wisc.edu
HandshakeHandshake - career services management systemTraining Available (School/College/Division Career Centers)Contact the appropriate School/College/Division career center for Handshake training support.
Repository for Administrative Dashboards and Reports (RADAR)Repository of self-service institutional data solutions for individuals who work with curricular, student, other dataTraining Available
StarfishStarfish - student to staff self-service scheduling systemResources available at this linkstarfish@advising.wisc.edu
Student Information System (SIS) Student academic & curricular records YesSIS Authorization Form
Student Information System (EGR)Useful for identifying sub-populations of students and gathering key information about themTraining Available
SOAR Advising Module (SAM) Repository for key student information related to SOARYeschris.diorio@wisc.edu
SOAR Advising Module (SAM) ReportsAudit tool for SOAR advising unit administratorsYeschris.diorio@wisc.edu
TransferologyLab
TransferolgyLab includes frequently transferred courses from UW System, Wisconsin Tribal College systems, as well as several two-year institutions from Minnesota and IllinoisNoTransferology and TransferologyLab KB
Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)Central portal for UW scholarshipsYesContact the WiSH Support Team at scholarship_support@em.wisc.edu