Providing central coordination for the undergraduate advising, career services & learning support communities

Learning Communities & Gatherings

The Office of Academic & Career Success coordinates and supports learning communities and gatherings for members of the advising, career services, and learnings support communities as well as UW–Madison staff.

These learning communities and gatherings are an opportunity for those who hold these identities to support one another and build community.

Community Gatherings for First-Generation College Graduates

These monthly informal gatherings are designed for staff members who experienced being the first in their household to attend college. Gatherings prioritize being in community, sharing individual stories and experiences, and networking without a set agenda.

Open to any UW-Madison undergraduate advising, learning support, and career services staff member who was the first in their household to attend college.

Interested in joining or have questions? Please contact us.

Frieda Zuckerberg,

Lena Lee,

The Racial Justice and Healing Collective

The Racial Justice and Healing Collective, is a 15-week, facilitated journey for UW staff whose work supports students or staff development and success. Using The Racial Healing Handbook by Dr. Anneliese A. Singh as a guide, we will read, reflect, challenge, and engage ourselves and each other in caucus spaces across race and ethnicity.

Learn more about the Racial Justice and Healing Collective

Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Employee Network & Community Gatherings

The BIPOC Community Gatherings were formerly coordinated by OACS but are now supported by the Office of Equity, Inclusion & Employee Well-Being with UW–Madison’s Office of Human Resources.