Graduate Student Affairs Contacts

All Graduate Advising will be conducted through email or Zoom until further notice.  To schedule an appointment with an advisor please select the appropriate graduate program below.


Location

Engineering 2, Room 595
Mail Stop for Advising Staff:  SOEGRAD
Mail Stop for Graduate Students:  SOEGRAD
Drop Box Location: Engineering 2-595
bsoe-ga@rt.ucsc.edu

 

Office Hours

Unfortunately, we do not accept walk-ins for undergrads or prospective students.
Please schedule an appointment with the appropriate graduate advisor below.

Monday-Thursday:
By Appointment Only

Friday:
Closed

Graduate Student Affairs

To SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT with a graduate advisor, please select the drop down option for the corresponding graduate program and then follow the **Schedule an Appointment** link.

Administrative Staff

Director of Graduate Student Affairs
Tracie Tucker
traciemt@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-5737

 

Administrative Assistant
Rebecca Clark
bsoe-ga@rt.ucsc.edu
(831) 459-3531

Associate Deans

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Matthew Guthaus
mrg@ucsc.edu

Associate Dean of Research
Holger Schmidt
hschmidt@soe.ucsc.edu

Applied Mathematics MS/PhD

Graduate Student Advisor
Theo-Alyce Gordon
thkgordo@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-2438

In-Person Walk-In Advising: Tues & Thurs 1:30pm-4pm
Zoom Appointments: Wed 1:30pm-4pm **Schedule Appointment**

 

Graduate Director
Dongwook Lee

dlee79@ucsc.edu

Biomolecular Engineering & Bioinformatics MS/PhD

Graduate Student Advisor
Theo-Alyce Gordon
thkgordo@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-2438

In-Person Walk-In Advising: Tues & Thurs 1:30pm-4pm
Zoom Appointments: Wed 1:30pm-4pm **Schedule Appointment**

 

Graduate Director
Russ Corbett-Detig
rucorbet@ucsc.edu

Computational Media MS/PhD

Graduate Student Advisor
Emily Jackson
cm-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

**Schedule an Appointment**

Zoom Advising: Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00
In-Person Advising at Silicon Valley Campus: Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00
In-Person Advising at Main Campus: Thursdays from 1:30-4:00

 

Graduate Director
Michael Mateas
michaelm@soe.ucsc.edu

Computer Engineering MS/PhD

MS Graduate Student Advisor
Emelye Neff
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu
(831) 502-7399

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes):
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-in Advising (up to 15 minutes) for current UCSC graduate students only:
Wednesdays and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time
To attend virtual drop-in advising, please ensure you are logged into your @ucsc.edu Google account and then view Emelye's calendar to look for the next available "Virtual Drop-in Advising" entry. Then select the Zoom link in the Google Calendar entry during drop-in hours. Please note, if the advisor's calendar indicates they are out of the office, please plan to attend drop-in hours when they are next available on the calendar.

In-person advising for this program is not currently available.

 

PhD Graduate Student Advisor
Thomas Cahoon
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes):
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-in Advising (up to 15 minutes):
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time

**Virtual Drop-in Advising**

In-person advising for this program is currently not available.

 

Graduate Director
Roberto Manduchi
manduchi@soe.ucsc.edu

Computer Science & Engineering MS/PhD

MS Graduate Student Advisor
Emelye Neff
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu
(831) 502-7399

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes):
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-in Advising (up to 15 minutes) for current UCSC graduate students only:
Wednesdays and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time
To attend virtual drop-in advising, please ensure you are logged into your @ucsc.edu Google account and then view Emelye's calendar to look for the next available "Virtual Drop-in Advising" entry. Then select the Zoom link in the Google Calendar entry during drop-in hours. Please note, if the advisor's calendar indicates they are out of the office, please plan to attend drop-in hours when they are next available on the calendar.

In-person advising for this program is not currently available.

 

PhD Graduate Student Advisor       
Alicia Haley
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu            
(831) 459-2332

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes)::
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-In Advising (up to 15 mins):  
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time
**Virtual Drop-In Advising**

In-person advising for this program is not currently available.

 

PhD Graduate Student Advisor
Thomas Cahoon
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes):
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-in Advising (up to 15 minutes):
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time

**Virtual Drop-in Advising**

In-person advising for this program is currently not available.

 

Graduate Director
Roberto Manduchi
manduchi@soe.ucsc.edu

Electrical & Computer Engineering MS/PhD

Graduate Student Advisor
Jennifer Cornwell
ece-gradadvising@ucsc.edu
831-459-2576

Remote advising:
**Schedule an Appointment**

 

Graduate Director
Ricardo Sanfelice
ricardo@ucsc.edu

Games + Playable Media MS

Graduate Student Advisor
Emily Jackson
cm-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

**Schedule an Appointment**

Zoom Advising: Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00
In-Person Advising at Silicon Valley Campus: Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00
In-Person Advising at Main Campus: Thursdays from 1:30-4:00

 

Program Director
Michael John
mbjohn@ucsc.edu

Human Computer Interaction MS

Graduate Student Advisor
Emily Jackson
cm-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

**Schedule an Appointment**

Zoom Advising: Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00
In-Person Advising at Silicon Valley Campus: Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00
In-Person Advising at Main Campus: Thursdays from 1:30-4:00

 

Program Director
Norman Su
normsu@ucsc.edu

Natural Language Processing MS

Graduate Student Advisor
Emelye Neff
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu
(831) 502-7399

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes):
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-in Advising (up to 15 minutes) for current UCSC graduate students only:
Wednesdays and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time
To attend virtual drop-in advising, please ensure you are logged into your @ucsc.edu Google account and then view Emelye's calendar to look for the next available "Virtual Drop-in Advising" entry. Then select the Zoom link in the Google Calendar entry during drop-in hours. Please note, if the advisor's calendar indicates they are out of the office, please plan to attend drop-in hours when they are next available on the calendar.

Silicon Valley Campus ONLY Walk-in Advising (up to 15 minutes):
Tuesdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time
Room 3324, Bowers Building, UCSC Silicon Valley Campus

 

Program Director

Marilyn Walker
mawalker@ucsc.edu

Scientific Computing & Applied Mathematics MS

Graduate Student Advisor
Theo-Alyce Gordon
thkgordo@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-2438

In-Person Walk-In Advising: Tues & Thurs 1:30pm-4pm
Zoom Appointments: Wed 1:30pm-4pm **Schedule Appointment**

 

Graduate Director
Dongwook Lee
dlee79@ucsc.edu

Serious Games MS

Graduate Student Advisor
Emily Jackson
cm-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

**Schedule an Appointment**

Zoom Advising: Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00
In-Person Advising at Silicon Valley Campus: Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00
In-Person Advising at Main Campus: Thursdays from 1:30-4:00

 

Program Director
Magy Seif El-Nasr
mseifeln@ucsc.edu

Statistical Science MS/PhD

Graduate Student Advisor
Theo-Alyce Gordon
thkgordo@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-2438

In-Person Walk-In Advising: Tues & Thurs 1:30pm-4pm
Zoom Appointments: Wed 1:30pm-4pm **Schedule Appointment**

 

Graduate Director
Juhee Lee

juheelee@soe.ucsc.edu

Technology & Information Management PhD

PhD Graduate Student Advisor
Thomas Cahoon
cse-gradadvising@ucsc.edu

Remote Advising Appointments via Zoom (up to 30 minutes):
**Schedule an Appointment**

Virtual Drop-in Advising (up to 15 minutes):
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; 2pm to 4pm Pacific Time

**Virtual Drop-in Advising**

In-person advising for this program is currently not available.

 

Graduate Director
Roberto Manduchi
manduchi@soe.ucsc.edu