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Student Services Office

Student questions relating to financial aid, academics, advising, admissions, commencement and personal hardship should be directed to the staff of the Mechanical Engineering Student Services Office.

Michelle Lucas Rice: Director, Student & Academic Services (malucas@stanford.edu)

Priscilla Chan: Degree Progress Officer (priscillachan@stanford.edu

Janice Dacanay: Curriculum & Course Scheduling (jdacanay@stanford.edu)

Madeline "Maddie" Kern:  Graduate Admissions Officer (mkern@stanford.edu)

Building 530, Room 125
440 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3030

Fax: (650) 723-4882

Regular office hours are M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*As staff members are working remotely, our office will not be open regularly. Please see below for information about recurring Office Hours hosted by SSO staff*

SSO Fall Quarter Office Hours

Maddie Kern, ME Graduate Admissions

Tue./Wed. | 10:30am – 12:00pm
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics:  MS and PhD admission, coterm admission, graduate authorization petitions, adding a degree, application process/deadlines

Michelle Lucas Rice, ME Director of Student and Academic Services

Tue.  9:00 – 10:00am 
Thu.  2:00 – 3:00pm
Fri.  2:00 – 3:00pm
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics:  Fellowships/Assistantships and other funding issues, CA appointment issues, LOA requests, department and university academic policy

Priscilla Chan, ME Degree Progress

Mon./Wed./Fri. | 3:00 – 4:00pm
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics:  Degree requirements/progress, program petitions, degree milestones, graduation clearance, special registration statuses (not including LOA requests), declarations, oral exams

Janice Dacanay, Curriculum, Course and Room Scheduling

Mon./Wed./Fri. | 9:30 – 11:15am
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics:  Classes, Scheduling, General Information Requests