UW-Stevens Point students are required to see an advisor in their major every semester, in order to gain permission to register for classes. The myProfile section of UWSP's myPoint system provides students with their current academic advisor information. For helpful hints from an SOE advisor, click here.
Early Childhood, Elementary, & Special Education Majors
Students majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education programs are assigned to Peer Advising until they are admitted to the Professional Education Program or until they achieve Junior status, at that time they will be assigned a faculty advisor in the School of Education. Students should schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor during the second and third months of each semester by signing up outside of 453 College of Professional Studies.
Secondary and K-12 Education Majors
Students seeking a Secondary or K-12 teaching license pursue a major in the subject area they wish to teach. The department of the major will assign an academic advisor. Students are required to see their major academic advisor every semester.
Prior to admission to the Professional Education Program, questions concerning teacher certification should be directed to an advisor in the School of Education Advising, Recruitment & Retention Office. Students will be assigned an additional advisor - an education faculty member - once they are admitted to the Professional Education Program.
Students should officially declare their intent to teach by scheduling a Teaching Intent Meeting as soon as they decide on teaching. During this meeting, students will receive information about state requirements, application requirements, and other important information regarding the Professional Education Program. Please call 715-346-2040 or visit the SOE Advising, Recruitment & Retention Office in 469 College of Professional Studies to schedule the Teaching Intent Meeting.