Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS) is your gateway to the vast resources of UW-Madison. We offer career counseling for local adults including UW-Madison employees. Our office serves as the admitting, advising, and dean’s office for University Special students. Additionally, ACSSS acts as a launching pad for returning adult students and provides them with support, guidance, and resources to successfully navigate their way back to school.
Jan 3 – application deadline for Senior Guests
Jan 23 – first day of spring term
Spring dates and deadlines
Special and guest students
Take classes for credit even if you are not currently part of a UW-Madison degree program. Or, if you aren’t interested in earning credit, auditing classes might be for you.
Career & educational planning
Talk with a professional career counselor about changing your career and/or returning to school.
Returning to school
If you are a returning adult or nontraditional student at UW-Madison, ACSSS is here to help support you and get you connected to resources.