Academic advising is an important part of our students’ success in the Environment and Resources or Water Resources Management programs. Learn the ways you can take advantage of this valuable resource.


Jim Miller
Senior Student Services Coordinator, Graduate Advisor
70C Science Hall
(608) 263-4373

Nick Horan
Graduate coordinator
70 Science Hall
(608) 262-9206

Email Advising

If you have a quick question that does not require a conversation, you can email either Jim Miller or Nick Horan. If your question is too complex to be answered via email, you may be asked to make an appointment for further discussion.

Individual Advising Appointments

If you would like to schedule an advising appointment with Jim Miller, please contact him at and include in your email the reason for the appointment. Possible items that you may want to discuss with Jim include:

  • Selecting courses to meet your program’s curriculum requirements
  • Forming your advisory committee
  • Completing your program certification paperwork
  • Pursuing a joint, double or dual degree
  • Planning your qualifying and/or preliminary exams (Ph.D. students only)
  • Planning for graduation