Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Undergraduate Advising

Welcome to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Advising! An Undergraduate Staff Advisor is available during drop-in hours and by appointment; Peer Advisors are available during drop-in hours only (see below for availability).  For quick questions, send an email to NOTE: Please do not send advising related emails to staff or peer advisors directly; only email All advising hours are held in 2132 Bainer Hall. We look forward to assisting you with your academic advising needs!

Undergraduate Advisor










Pamela Kisting  
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Peer Advisors

Riyaz Merchant
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 4th year
2132 Bainer Hall


Reiko Yoshizawa
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 2nd year
2132 Bainer Hall

Advising Hours

Summer Drop-in Hours (through 9/29)*
  • Tuesday: 1:30-3:30PM – Staff Advisor  (1:30-3:00PM ONLY 9/19, No advising 9/26)
  • Thursday: 1:30-3:30PM – Staff Advisor (No advising 9/21)
*Schedule is subject to change
Fall Quarter (WEEK 1 ONLY) Drop-in Hours* NOTE: Advising holds will NOT be released this week!
  • Monday, 10/2: 1:30-4:00PM ONLY
  • Tuesday, 10/3: 9:00AM-Noon and 1:30-4:00PM
  • Wednesday, 10/4: 9:00AM-Noon and 1:30-4:00PM
  • Thursday, 10/5: 9:00AM-Noon and 1:30-4:00PM

*Schedule is subject to change

Fall Quarter (WEEKS 2-10) Drop-in Hours*
  • Monday: 9:00AM-Noon – Peer Advisor | 2:10-4:00PM – Peer Advisor
  • Tuesday: 10:00AM-Noon – Peer Advisor | 1:30-4:00PM – Staff Advisor & Peer Advisor
  • Wednesday: 2:10-4:00PM – Peer Advisor
  • Thursday: 10:00AM-Noon – Peer Advisor | 1:30-3:30PM – Staff Advisor (No Staff Advising 11/9, 11/23)
  • Friday: 9:00AM-Noon – Peer Advisor
*Schedule is subject to change

Drop-in or Appointment Advising?

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*Holds will not be removed until week 2 of each quarter
**Holds will not be removed until week 2 of each quarter; an appointment is required for all third-year students or higher

Both drop-in and appointment advising are held in 2132 Bainer Hall

To make an appointment with an Undergraduate Staff Advisor, use the following appointment system:

Please review Frequently Asked Questions for answers to common questions before making an appointment or visiting drop-in hours.

The College of Engineering Undergraduate Office in 1050 Kemper Hall also has staff advisors available Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. & Friday 9 a.m. to noon to assist with:

  • Degree checks and certification
  • Options for managing academic difficulty
  • Dismissal appeals
  • Readmission
  • Transfer evaluation, credit, course equivalencies
  • Minimum progress
  • General education
  • Concurrent/Simultaneous enrollment
  • Withdrawal
  • Pre-graduate Advising