Academic Advising

Academic advising available for all students declared or interested in the Agricultural & Applied Economics major, Agricultural Business Management major, Development Economics certificate, and the certificate in Business Management for Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Make an appointment on Starfish!

Starfish is only accessible if you have a account. Open the Starfish app via MyUW – search and add the app to your MyUW dashboard if it doesn’t appear. See Starfish Student Resources for more details.

Michaela Thaw
Taylor Hall, Room 424
427 Lorch Ct. (4th floor)
(608) 262-9488

Development Economics Certificate – see the Guide for the program overview and course list.

Dev Econ cert. Declaration Form

Business Management for Agricultural and Life Sciences Certificate – see the Guide for the program overview and course list.

CALS Business Mgmt cert. Declaration Form


Students in the Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAE) and Agricultural Business Management (ABM) programs are encouraged to pursue personal and academic growth and excellence outside of the classroom. This space aims to be a guide for students to learn about or engage with available campus resources for academics. Also check out the Resources page for AAE/ABM undergrad-specific opportunities!

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Academic Support/Tutoring

Study Abroad

Considering Study Abroad?


Apply for scholarships on the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) for departmental and school/college scholarships.

Connect with Undergraduate Academic Awards for nation-wide and campus-wide awards.

Internships, Jobs & Career Advising

Students are responsible for searching, finding, and applying for internships/jobs. UW Student Jobs and Handshake are great places to start exploring. Also explore Summer Internships to learn more.

The Career Exploration Center (CEC) and CALS Career Services are also available to AAE/ABM students. You can take a career assessment or stay up-to-date on workshops and career events through the CEC.


CALS Career Advisors  CEC Career Advisors

Health & Well-Being