University of Wisconsin–Madison

About L&S AAS

Who are we?

The L&S Academic Advising Services office is part of the Student Academic Affairs (SAA) unit in the College of Letters & Science. AAS offers academic advising services for L&S students investigating and preparing for majors in the liberal arts and sciences.

What are we all about?

Mission Statement

Letters & Science Academic Advising Services provides holistic, comprehensive, and accurate academic advising that will enhance our students’ Wisconsin Experience and their Liberal Arts education. We educate, empower, and support students in exploring their educational and personal goals, learning about academic requirements, navigating the university structure, and progressing toward timely degree completion.

Where are we going?

Vision Statement

By Fall 2020, L&S Academic Advising Services aspires to:

  • Deliver and promote services to our students through a student-friendly website and the College’s social media platforms.
  • Continue to provide sound student services and work to empower students and prepare them to approach complexity, diversity, and change, as well as develop a sense of social responsibility and a passion for lifelong learning.
  • Maintain thoughtful collaboration within our unit and with department, faculty, and career advisors to enhance student services.
  • Integrate assessment into all of our programs to continually improve our services.