Academic Advising Services

We believe in you and are committed to helping you succeed. Our academic advising services team provides support and resources so that you can make the most of your Carroll education. Whether you’re just starting out at Carroll, still deciding on a major or even contemplating a change of direction, our academic advisors will work with you to help you find your own Pioneer journey.

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Our mission, in partnership with the campus community, seeks to empower students to articulate and achieve their personal, educational and vocational goals, become life-long learners and, upon graduation, continue to contribute to a diverse and global society.

What is Academic Advising?

We have both faculty and full-time academic advisors who are experts in the requirements that compose your educational curriculum.

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Exploring Students

Still exploring your options? With the help of an academic advisor, you'll discover new interests while completing core coursework applicable toward all degree programs.

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Changing Your Major

Thinking about changing your major? Our academic advisors can walk you through the major change process or help you discover a major that's right for you.

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Parents and Family

Learn more about supporting your student through the transition to college academics in their first years at Carroll.

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Peer Advisor and Academic Mentor Programs

Our Peer Advisors and Academic Mentors provide academic mentoring for students and assist faculty and professional academic advisors.

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Upcoming Events

Join us for events throughout the year to meet other students, staff and faculty, discover new majors and potential careers and more. All are welcome at these events!

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Coffee Connects

Get a new perspective on your goals and values over coffee and treats with Carroll's friendly international students.

These events take place on the following Wednesday evenings from 4-5 p.m. at the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lounge in Kilgour Hall. 

  • October 2nd
  • November 20th
  • February 12th
  • April 18th
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Try Its

Explore a field of study with alumni or faculty as they lead an informal, hands-on demonstration of the skills and knowledge they use every day.

How can CommunicationTheatre, and/or History kick-start your Career?

Ask people with real-world answers!
​​Tuesday, October 15th at 6-7pm | Shattuck Recital Hall
Let us know you will be joining us by signing up on the Appointment Scheduler!

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Explore Career Series

Hop on the van and visit a local employer who hires graduates from a surprising range of degree programs.

Learn about careers at GMR!

Tuesday, November 5th at 12:00-2:00pm
Meet in the Campus Center Lobby and travel to GMR with us!

GMR is an innovative global sponsorship and experiential leader, connecting brands and their consumers through shared passions.  Join us on Tuesday, November 5th to learn more about the work we do and see why we are a ‘Best Place to Work in Events’.  We’ll plan on walking through a brief presentation of GMR, facilitating an engaging panel discussion made up of professionals across our different areas of expertise and wrapping up with a tour of our newly renovated office and a hands-on opportunity to test out our unique digital capabilities.

Space is limited - Sign up today on the Appointment Scheduler!


Learn about careers at the Waukesha County Airport!

Tuesday, November 19th at 2:00-4:00pm
Meet in the Campus Center Lobby and travel to the Waukesha County Airport with us!

You are cleared for take-off at Waukesha County Airport. Join us for a few fun-filled hours learning about airport management, avionics, aircraft maintenance and air medevac operations. You’ll also get first-hand access to the air traffic control tower cab too. You will encounter the wide variety of professions in the aviation industry and discover new heights in your career search!

Space is limited - Sign up today on the Appointment Scheduler!

Hours and Location

Fall and Spring Semester Hours: Monday-Friday | 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Location: Lower Level of Voorhees Hall (100 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186)

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