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Academic Affairs

The College of Engineering Academic Affairs office is managed by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Our office oversees all aspects of the undergraduate educational experience for engineering students.

Academic Affairs Personnel

Dr. Keith Thompson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Christi Boone, Director of Academic Support Programs
Alicia Brown, Enrollment Services Specialist
Tiera Lanford, Transitional Advisor
Dr. Marlena Lester, Director of Advising
Tracy Sebring, Office Manager
Dr. Natasha Smith, Director of Enrollment Management
Ryan Wagoner, Director of Educational Services

Events and Programs

The following events and programs are managed at the college level through the COE Academic Affairs Office.

Engineering Scholarship Application
Explore Engineering Week

Forms and Processes

The Academic Affairs office manages all forms for engineering students listed below. Links and details for each can be located on the Academic Forms webpage.

Academic Suspension Appeal
Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere
Change of Major
Course Withdrawal
Exam Change Requests
Independent Study and Undergraduate Research
Overload Requests
Re-Enrollment Requests

Resources and Support

The College of Engineering is committed to student success and provides a robust Resources and Support website to address the following common concerns and needs of our students:

Academic Advising
Academic Planning
Career and Professional Development
Computer Support
Degree Requirements and Graduation
Getting Involved
How To Guides
International Students
Peer Mentoring and Coaching
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Study Abroad
Study Skills
Undergraduate Research

Talk to the Dean

If you are recommended to "talk to the dean" regarding an issue, as an engineering student the COE Academic Affairs office is the office you work with. You can call 540-231-3244, email, or visit 212 Hancock Hall.