The Center for Pre-Law Advising (CPLA) seeks to help increase access to as well as equity and diversity within the field of law by providing excellent advising, programming, and other career development resources to all UW-Madison students and alumni – no time limit! We serve advisees at all stages of the process of considering, preparing for, or applying to law school.
CPLA is co-located with the Center for Pre-Health Advising in suite 205 Middleton Building on Campus.
Are you an incoming freshman? Future attorneys major in all areas and all schools & colleges at UW-Madison! We encourage you to start your pre-law advising journey by exploring majors and academic fields of interest via the UW-Madison Guide. You can also refer to our First Year Students page.
Looking for drop in advising? The Center for Pre-Law Advising may offer remote drop in sessions throughout the fall semester. Current drop in dates: Thu 9/22 5:30-6:30pm and Tue 9/27 from 11am-noon. The drop in sign up form will only be accessible during those times. Visit this link for more information or to sign up.
Be sure to also check out the Events page of our website, sign up for our newsletter, and follow the Center for Pre-Law Advising on Instagram for up-to-date information on resources and events relevant to pre-law students.
Questions? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID, Public Health, & Pre-Professional Advising
Guidelines and campus policies continue to evolve. Make sure to stay updated on UW policies here. Masks are always welcome in our space, and advisors will continue to offer virtual and in-person appointments. You’re welcome to choose the option that works best for you!
As always, if you’re not feeling well (or just prefer virtual), we are happy to meet remotely! Just email your advisor or email@example.com. We’ll change the modality no questions asked!
To join our email list to receive our newsletter and other information from the Center for Pre-Law Advising, please send us an email with “Join” in the subject line! If you are a current UW-Madison student, we recommend using your Wiscmail address.
Save the Date: Law Schools to visit UW campus Oct 4th for the Law School Expo
Remote Drop In Advising is now available on select dates.
Follow the link above to schedule a remote appointment with one of our professional Pre-Law Advisors or Pre-Law Advising Fellows! Our Advising Fellows are current law students.
- October 3
- October 4UW-Madison Law School Expo11:00 AM
- October 5