MyUW Madison - Advising Gateway - Set a Preferred Advising Unit

Advisors are required to set a preferred Advising Unit before being able to save changes within the Advising Gateway and Advisor Notes applications.

Access Advising Gateway

Log into MyUW and access the Advising Gateway. If the app isn't already on your homepage, you can find it by searching "Advising Gateway".

If you're a new user, see MyUW Madison - Using the Advising Gateway for details on how to get started.  


Set Preferred Advising Unit

Within the Advising Gateway app, select the hamburger menu icon (circled in black below). 


Select "Set your advising unit(s)".


In the Advising Gateway Options menu, you can view your advising units and select a preferred or default unit.


For details on viewing student information or notes within your preferred unit, please refer to MyUW Madison - Using the Advising Gateway.