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 services to students through several advising, career services, and student support units:

OUA Operations & Leadership

Marissa DeGroot

Assistant Director for Campus-Wide Communications

Ben Diamond

Advising Systems Administrator


Emily Dickmann

Director for Training & Community Development


Kala Grove

Assistant Director for Advising Training and Professional Development


Kelley Harris

Director of Cross-College Advising Service


Michelle Jackson

Interim Director of the Career Exploration Center

Lena Lee

Office Manager & Event Coordinator

Diana Maki

Director for Academic Affairs

Danielle Marriner

Assistant Director for Career Services Training & Community Development


Tara Milliken

Interim Director for Career Services


Kim Mueller

Director of Learning Support


Molly Reinhard

Director of Pre-Professional Advising

Jeffrey Shokler

Director for Technology and Assessment

Wren Singer

Associate Vice Provost, Advising and Career Services

Julie Stubbs

Director of the Office of Undergraduate Academic Awards

Karen Thomas

Director of the Office of Online Student Success

Jen Walsh

Assistant Director for Summer Advising Initiatives

Frieda Zuckerberg

Director for Diversity Equity and Inclusion