The College of Education is committed to supporting you in completing your degree in a way that allows you to get the most out of the program and graduate successfully. The College of Education Student Services office serves as the primary resource for current and prospective students. If you're seeking admission to the UW and the ECFS Major, visit the Prospective Students page to learn more about advising. If you're a current UW student seeking admission to ECFS or currently enrolled in the Major, Lisa Murakami, can assist you. Advising information for scheduled appointments and drop-in advising can be found on this web page. 

Undergraduate Academic Advising


Student Services (Miller Hall Suite 206)
Regular Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Individual Appointments

Lisa Murakami is available for 1:1 advising appointments during various times within the office's normal business hours. 

Drop in advising does not require an appointment, please see schedule below. To schedule an advising appointment with Lisa, use the online scheduling systemIf you need to cancel or reschedule, please do so at least 24 hours in advance.

Drop-in appointments last up to fifteen minutes. If your matter requires more than a ten-minute appointment you may need to schedule an individual appointment. If you're unsure of how much time you'll need to contact the Program Coordinator at 206.221.3527.

Drop-in advising is suggested for quick questions and registration issues.

Drop-in Advising - Winter 2019 (Jan 7 - Mar 14) 
Monday & Tuesday 9:00-11:00AM
Wednesday & Thursday 1:00-3:00PM

Email Advising

Lisa Murakami (lmurakam @, ECFS Adviser, is available by email. For time-sensitive or complex advising questions, please schedule an individual advising appointment. Drop-in advising is also available and offers the most immediate response to your advising questions.

On-Campus ECFS Program Advising Resources

ECFS Electives

ECFS Core Program Requirements

ECFS Teaching & Learning Option Requirements

Useful UW Advising Resources


General Education Requirement Course Search

Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS)

UW Course Equivalency Guide

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