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

New Advisor & Career Services Staff Academy (NACSSA)

Build community with new advising and career services professionals while learning about key UW-Madison resources!

New advising and career services staff members are invited to participate in a community building and learning experience focused on holistic student support. Participants of New Advisor and Career Services Staff Academy will engage with each other as they learn more about various UW-Madison student support offices, such as: Financial Aid, Dean of Students, University Health Services, McBurney Disability Resource Center, and more. 

NACSSA is a year-long, program that will take place through pre-work and live sessions with presenters from important student support offices. These sessions will also include small group discussions, case studies, and mock advising practice based on participants’ experiences working with students.

2022-2023 NACSSA Schedule

  • October 12, from 11:30-3:00 PM | Union South – Northwoods (3rd Floor)
  • November 9, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Memorial Union – Old Madison (3rd Floor East)
  • December 14, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Virtual 
  • January 11, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Virtual 
  • February 8, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Virtual 
  • March 8, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Union South – Industry (3rd Floor)
  • April 12, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Memorial Union – Old Madison (3rd Floor East)
  • May 10, from 1:30-3:00 PM | Union South – Northwoods (3rd Floor)

Anyone who considers themselves a new(ish) advisor or career services professional is welcome and encouraged to join.

Fill out the new staff form if you’re interested in joining

Join the New Staff Email List

Please reach out to Kala Grove and Tara Milliken with any questions.