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 maeughelp@ucdavis.edu. 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: appointments.ucdavis.edu


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
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