Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Undergraduate Advising

Welcome to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Advising! Undergraduate Staff Advisors are 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 All advising hours are held in 2132 Bainer Hall. We look forward to assisting you with your academic advising needs!

Undergraduate Advisors

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  Pamela Kisting                                                             Lisa Anderson
  Undergraduate Program Coordinator                            Undergraduate Program Assistant

Peer Advisor

Riyaz Merchant
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: 3rd year
2132 Bainer Hall

Advising Hours

Winter Quarter Drop-in Hours – Finals Week

  • Tuesday: 10:00-11:50 and 1:00-3:00 – Peer Advisor
  • Thursday: 1:30-4:00 – Staff Advisor
Spring Quarter Drop-in Hours – Week 1 (4/3 – 4/7)*
Staff Advisor
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00-11:30 and 1:30-3:00
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00-11:30 and 1:30-4:00

Peer Advisor

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00-4:00
  • Tuesday: 1:40-3:40
Spring Quarter Drop-in Hours – Weeks 2-10 (4/10 – 6/9)*
  • Monday: 2:00-4:00 – Peer Advisor (No advising 5/29)
  • Tuesday: 1:40-3:40 – Peer Advisor│1:30-4:00 – Staff Advisor (No staff advising 5/2 or 6/6)
  • Wednesday: 2:00-4:00 – Peer Advisor
  • Thursday: 1:30-4:00 – Staff Advisor (No advising 6/1 or 6/8)
  • Friday: 2:00-4:00 – 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