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


The Office of Undergraduate Advising  (OUA) provides central leadership and coordination of the UW-Madison Undergraduate Advising system.

OUA also provides direct advising through several advising units:

OUA Operations & Leadership

Marissa DeGroot

Coordinator of Campus-Wide Advising & Career Services Communication

Emily Dickmann

Associate Director for Training & Community Development

Jonathon Ferguson

Associate Director of Campus Career Services Coordination & Director of the Career Exploration Center

Beth Giles

Director of Online Academic and Career Coaching

Megan Grill

Office Manager & Events Coordinator

Kala Grove

Assistant Director for Advising Training and Professional Development

Kelley Harris

Director of Cross-College Advising Service

Diana Maki

Associate Director for Academic Affairs

Tara Milliken

Assistant Director for Career Services Training and Communication

Molly Reinhard

Director for Pre-Professional Advising

Jeffrey Shokler

Associate Director for Advising Technology and Assessment

Wren Singer

Associate Vice Provost & Director

Jen Walsh

Assistant Director for Summer Advising Initiatives

Frieda Zuckerberg

Associate Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion