Transitional Advising & Outreach Services (TAOS)

TAOS supports prospective, new, and continuing undergraduates to successfully transition into and within CALS through a variety of outreach, advising, and academic support initiatives.

Individual Advising: Unsure of your major or your path at UW-Madison? Meet with a TAOS advisor to explore the range of CALS majors, select classes, learn about our resources and opportunities, and strategize for academic success.
Schedule an advising appointment with Molly Reinhard, Lauren Foley, or Fatima Sartbay by calling 608.262.3003, stopping by 116 Ag Hall, or via Schedule Assistant:

Lauren Foley’s Schedule
Molly Reinhard’s Schedule

CALS Transfer Workshops: Decided on a CALS major? Visit with the advisor in the major you intend to declare and then register to attend a group CALS transfer workshop.

Transfer workshops are held during the academic year starting, mid-September through the end of November and again early-February thru mid-April. They are held on Mondays and Tuesdays starting at 3:30pm.

Spring 2017 Workshops
Transfer sessions for spring 2017 have ended. Please check back for transfer session sign up next semester.

Academic Support & Tutorial Programs: TAOS collaborates with a range of campus partners to coordinate and support mentoring, tutoring, and networking initiatives. For more information, contact TAOS at 608.262.3003 or

Exploration Events: TAOS supports and offers major and career exploration activities throughout the academic year. For more information contact TAOS at 608.262.3003 or

Prospective Student Services: TAOS provides prospective students and families opportunities to learn about the College of Agricultural and Life Science’s student services and academic programs. Visit the prospective student webpage for undergraduate admissions and visit information.