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Success Coaching

Partner with success coaches who advocate for you, help you navigate barriers, and define your path to success.

Thrive as a Business Badger

What is success coaching?

Success coaching is a holistic approach to helping you maximize your potential and reach your goals. Learn effective strategies in coaching sessions that run between 30 and 60 minutes.

Who is it for?

Undergraduate business students who are:

  • seeking academic skill development
  • facing personal challenges
  • looking to thrive as a student and professional
  • in danger of being placed on academic probation
  • on academic probation

What do you discuss?

These sessions are about you and your success. Sessions have included, but are not limited to, discussing:

  • coursework
  • circumstances impacting your progress
  • goals
  • study tips and skills
  • time management

Make an Appointment

Schedule a session with one of our coaches:

Savanna Sun

Savanna Sun

Student Success Coach
Grainger Hall, Room 3085

Drop-In Hours:

  • 11 a.m.–noon Wednesdays (virtual)
  • 2–3 p.m. Thursdays (in-person)
Schedule a session
Chetachukwu Agwoeme

Chetachukwu Agwoeme

Student Success Coach
Grainger Hall, Room 3083

Drop-In Hours:

  • 1–2 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays (in-person)
Schedule a session


Navigating Policy

The Student Success and Policy team manages the Wisconsin School of Business’ policies, regulations, and requirements. Team members help you navigate academic policy and can be reached at

Petition for Special Consideration

You can request an exception to an academic policy, regulation, or requirement. Approvals are on a case-by-case basis and are dependent on many factors.


At the Wisconsin School of Business and University of Wisconsin–Madison, there are an abundance of resources focused on your education, sense of community, and wellness.

Business Badger Study Cooperative (BBSC)

You can find academic support and tutoring resources in core business courses through the Business Badger Study Cooperative.

Campus Learning Support

As business students, you also have access to campus-wide academic resources that provide tutoring and learning support services.

WSB Multicultural Center

The Multicultural Center supports students from historically underrepresented backgrounds, particularly students of color. This is a space for you to find support and build community.

McBurney Disability Resource Center

If you are a student with a disability, you can receive accommodations from the McBurney Disability Resource Center at UW–Madison.

Well-Being Workshops through Recreation & Wellbeing

You will learn information, resources, and strategies to improve well-being from peer wellness educators through these free workshops through Recreation & Wellbeing.

Mental Health Counseling

Participate in counseling or receive additional support either in-person and virtually with Dr. Julie Phillips.
Grainger Hall, Room 3081

Dean of Students

If you are navigating personal, academic, or health issues, you are connected to supportive campus and community resources. The office is also where you can report issues of hate and bias, sexual assault, and hazing.