Academics & Advising

entrance to Engineering Advising office in Loew Hall

Pre-engineering students can meet with any adviser in Student Academic Services for help with:

  • Exploring academic interests
  • Developing plans for your major
  • Understanding and completing requirements
  • Avoiding or overcoming administrative problems
  • Developing a sense of purpose in your undergraduate education

Appointments with Advisers

Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

To make an appointment, call (206) 543-1770 or email
Be sure to include your name, student number, phone number, times you are available, and the reason for your appointment.

Drop-in Advising

Tuesday - Friday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
No drop-in hours during summer quarter or school breaks.

Group Advising

The session dates and times are to be announced
Groups meet in Loew Hall 014
Registration for group sessions will open soon

Meet other pre-engineering students and learn from each other’s questions and experiences at one of our group advising sessions! Group advising sessions are held periodically throughout the year and are a great opportunity to discuss topics with an adviser while also connecting with your peers.

Learn more about UW Engineering:

Engineering Departments and Degrees »

Discover the myriad of undergrad and graduate engineering programs you can pursue.

Course Schedule Planning »

Learn which pre-engineering prerequisites you must complete before applying to an Engineering department program.

Academic Success »

Know the expectations for engineering students and the support that's available, including study centers and academic support programs.

Discover Engineering: Introductory Seminars

Several courses and seminars are available each year that allow students to find out more about engineering and about specific majors within the College of Engineering. Many of these options are one or two credits and are seminars which do not require homework or exams, so they can easily be taken in addition to a regular full-time course load.

Course ID Credits Course/Seminar name Quarter
BIOEN 299 1 Intro to Bioengineering aut spr
BSE 201 3 Intro to Pulp, Paper, and Bioproducts aut
AA 496 1 Undergraduate Seminar win
CEE 100 1 Twenty-first Century Civil and Environmental Engineering win
MSE 298 1 Intro to Modern Materials aut spr
BSE 150 1 Bioresource Science & Engineering Seminar aut
GENST 197F 1 Freshman Seminar (various topics) aut win spr

Department Adviser Directory

When mailing information to the individuals listed below, for all departments, the rest of the mailing address is:

University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195-_ _ _ _ (use last four digits of campus box number)

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William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics


Marlo Anderson,
Manager, Undergraduate Programs
211 Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
(206) 616-1115


Wanda Frederick,
Assistant Director, Academic Services
211B Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
(206) 616-1113

Ed Connery,
Academic Adviser, Professional & Distance Learning Programs
318 C Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400



Kelli Jayn Nichols,
Director of Academic Services
(206) 685-2022

Josh Lee,
Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Advising
(206) 616-2423
3720 15th Ave. NE
Box 355061
Seattle, WA 98195-5061


Dorian Varga,
Senior Academic Counselor, Graduate Advising
3720 15th Ave. NE, Box 355061
Seattle, WA 98195-5061
(206) 685-3494

Chemical Engineering


Dave Drischell,
Academic Counselor - Lead
105 Benson Hall, Box 351750
(206) 543-2252


Laurie Stephan,
Adviser, Graduate Programs
221 MolES, Box 351653
(206) 221-6542

Civil & Environmental Engineering


Mariko Navin,
Undergraduate Program Adviser
201G More Hall
(206) 543-5092


Lorna Latal,
Graduate Program Adviser
201F More Hall
(206) 543-2574

Jennifer Ross
201J More Hall
(206) 616-1891

Prof. Master's programs

Jen Ross,
Graduate Program Adviser
(206) 616-1891
201 More Hall

Online Graduate programs

Dayna Cole,
Online Graduate Program Adviser
(206) 685-2312
103 Wilson Ceramics Lab

SCTL and Undergrad programs

Megan Reardon, Adviser
(206) 221-6407
121 More Hall

Computer Science & Engineering


Crystal Eney, Director of Student Services
Jenifer Pesicka, Undergraduate Adviser
Raven Avery, Undergraduate Adviser
Patsy Wosepka, Undergraduate Adviser
AC101 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 543-1695


Lindsay Michimoto, Adviser
AC130 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 543-5758

Elise DeGoede-Dorough, Adviser
AC132 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 685-1369

Professional Master's

Dave Rispoli,
Professional Master's Programs adviser,
(206) 543-5848

Electrical Engineering


Stephanie Swanson
Stephen Graham,
AE 100L Allen Center, Box 352500
(206) 543-2142


Brenda Larson,
Graduate Advising Coordinator
AE142 Allen Center, Box 352500
(206) 616-1351

Bryan Crockett,
Director of Student Services,
AE140, Box 352500
(206) 221-7913

Professional Master's

Erin Olnon,
Professional Master's Program,
CSE 224, Box 352500
(206) 616-4909

Human Centered Design & Engineering


Alex Llapitan
428B Sieg Hall, Box 352315
(206) 221-6230

Graduate & Certificate

Patricia Reilly
428C Sieg Hall, Box 352315
(206) 543-1798

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Jennifer Tsai
G7 ME Building, Box 352650
(206) 543-5041

Interdisciplinary Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Daniel Feetham
301 Loew Hall, Box 352180
(206) 543-1770

Materials Science & Engineering


Stanley Choi
302A Roberts Hall, Box 352120
(206) 616-6581


Karen Wetterhahn
302B Roberts Hall, Box 352120
(206) 543-2740

Mechanical Engineering


Margo Segimoto
143 ME Building, Box 352600
(206) 685-0908
ME Undergraduate Advising


Wanwisa Kisalang
143C ME Building, Box 352600
(206) 543-7963
ME Graduate Advising

Bioresource Science and Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Michelle Trudeau, Director of Student & Academic Services
Amanda Davis, Graduate Counseling Services Coordinator
Lisa Nordlund, Undergraduate Counseling Services Coordinator
116 Anderson Hall, Box 352100
phone: (206) 543-3077