Undergraduate Advising

Engineering Student Design Center

Welcome to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering advising

Undergraduate Staff Advisors are available during drop-in hours and by appointment. 

  • All advising hours will be held remotely, via Zoom, in 2020 Summer.
    • NOTE: Appointment availability for continuing students during 2020 Summer will be limited due to New Student Advising. Please visit our Zoom Same Day appointments (schedule listed below), to speak with an advisor.


Academic advisors partner with each student to provide assistance on their academic journey. Our goal is to advocate for student success, retention and graduation by establishing purposeful academic relationships. We promote a collaborative model of advising that will equip and challenge students to develop a personalized, practical and appropriate educational plan. A productive advising partnership will enable students to envision, foster and build a foundation to work towards their goals academic and professional goals. 

For additional information on student milestones and recommendations, please reference our advising syllabus.

Undergraduate Advisors


uc davis mechanical aerospace engineering advisor geoffrey murray

Geoffrey Murry

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

2132 Bainer Hall


Make an appointment or see advising hours below for drop-ins



Lou Cha

Academic Program Assistant

2132 Bainer Hall


Make an appointment or see advising hours below for drop-ins.



We will be hiring a Peer Advisor for MAE for Winter 2021. The application process will begin around week 5 of Fall 2020.


Advising Hours

Summer 2020 Academic Advising will be conducted via Zoom*:

Per campus policy (https://www.ucdavis.edu/coronavirus/), and to encourage social distancing,  MAE will conduct remote advising using Zoom through the end of Summer.

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

For appointments, please schedule online through appointments.ucdavis.edu.

  • Check your UCD email on the day of your scheduled appointment. You will receive instructions on how to access our personal Zoom meeting at that time. 

Same Day Appointment Availability*
You may join our waiting room 5 minutes before the scheduled same day appointment time.

You may also email maeughelp@ucdavis.edu (please allow 3-5 business days for a response).

*Schedule is subject to change | **No advising on University holidays

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 and above.

College of Engineering Undergraduate Office (EUO)

The College of Engineering Undergraduate Office in 1050 Kemper Hall also has staff advisors available Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.. 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.