Course Guide - Features At A Glance

Course Guide provides a broad spectrum of course information in a consistent format and in a single location. It is an enriched, searchable course catalog with aggregated information from many campus sources. Course Guide is available for use by students, faculty and instructional staff, departments, advisors and staff. In addition, it is available to prospective students and their parents along with anyone interested in courses at UW-Madison.

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Accessing Course Guide

  • For students, faculty and instructors, advisors and UW-Madison staff (i.e., those with a UW-Madison NetID), log into My-UW at and click the Course Guide tab
  • Prospective students, parents, high school counselors or anyone without a UW-Madison NetID should access Course Guide at
  • Course Guide is also accessible from the online Undergraduate Catalog at Click on the Courses link.

Features Include

  • Official course information
  • Current and future term/semester information
  • Links to the Schedule of Classes and department websites
  • Find Courses - find all active courses being taught at UW-Madison
    • Keyword search
    • Advanced search criteria, containing, but not limited to: title, term, school or college, subject, course number, level, gen ed, credit range, instructor, open sections only, start on or after dates, last taught preferences, breadth, other designations (e.g., ethnic studies, honors, etc.), interest groups (e.g. First Year Interest Groups or Residence Halls), special designations (e.g. Service Learning)
    • Enhanced, at-a-glance section details, offering time/room/day/instructor information; available class seats and course designations/notes; easy-to-find textbook and final exam information; and improved course packaging presentation
  • Find Instructors - find all instructors who are teaching or have taught courses at UW-Madison in the last three years
  • Find Subjects - view all the subjects at UW-Madison or narrow them down by School or College
  • Plan Courses - manage lists of favorite courses or plan for the future (available in My-UW only)

    Course Guide Demos of Features
  • Additional Course Guide project information is available from the Office of the Registrar website.

Keywords:catalog, course, instructor, browse   Doc ID:9781
Owner:Aaron A.Group:Enrollment
Created:2009-04-29 19:00 CDTUpdated:2018-11-27 12:43 CDT
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