Meet with a Transfer Student Coordinator!

Who Can Make an Appointment?

The short answer to that questions is ANY transfer student! As transfer students ourselves, we know that transitions aren’t always smooth sailing — trust us, we have all been there. Which is why we are here to support you!

Are you:

  • Looking to get involved on campus but are unsure of where to start?
  • Needing assistance finding resources to help you succeed academically?
  • Struggling finding the right balance in this new place?

 

If you can identify with any of the aforementioned statements, then making an appointment with a Transfer Ambassador is a great option! We have many resources, tools and tips to help get you going in the right direction.

Types of Appointments

 

 

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Involvement Planning

Students will be able to:

  • Explore diverse options of involvement at UW.
  • Understand how getting involved on campus will benefit their academics and well being.
  • Create at least 2 actions steps towards getting involved.

Navigating Academic Success

Students will be able to:

  • Explore approaches to office hours and advocating for themselves on a large, decentralized campus.
  • Understand the complex framework of academic resources at UW.
  • Create 2 actions steps to support their academic goals.

Self-Management & Organization

Students will be able to:

  • Identify what behaviors they will need to shift and how to do so to be more efficient/successful
  • Learn more self management strategies such as managing stress, time, productivity, efficacy, etc.

Transition Support

Students will be able to:

  • Talk with someone who has been through the transfer student experience at UW-Madison.
  • Find resilience in their experience as a transfer student.
  • Understand that ups-and-downs are a normal part of transition.

How to Make an Appointment

Making an appointment with one of us is super simple too! All you have to do is fill out a short intake survey when you schedule your appointment.  This survey will help you and your Transfer Student Coordinator make the most of your appointment time.

 

Please direct any questions, comments or concerns about the intake survey and/or appointments to us at transferpeer@studentlife.wisc.edu