AdvisorList Utility - Service Description

Overview of the Advisorlist Utility.


AdvisorList is a system that allows advisors to have email distribution lists generated based upon their advisees. The AdvisorList system automatically updates the email distribution lists with Registrar data throughout the semester. Thus, advisee information is automatically reflected.

Advisorlist can be accessed at

  • An advisorlist and sublists are created by the Advisor and automatically with data identified in SIS. Advisors access the "AdvisorList Utility" via their NetID and password.

  • The main Advisee list contains all advisees and sublists can be created based on Term, Class, Primary Department, Degree Expected, Graduation Date and GPA.

  • Advisors will receive instructions for creating their lists via email.

  • Advisors can not change the security of the list but can add or delete guest members.

  • Lists are updated seven days a week, two times a day at 5AM and 5PM.

  • For courses that have sections, there is a separate list for each section in addition to the list for the course.

Support Conditions

The AdvisorList Service is used by UW-Madison advisors and their advisees. Updates to the AdvisorList email addresses occur seven days a week, two times a day at 5 AM and 5 PM.

Keywords:AdvisorList Utility product overview general information handling Service Description   Doc ID:6412
Owner:Dana G.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2007-08-20 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-06-18 13:20 CDT
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