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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)

Alyssa Cicat: Curriculum, Course/Classroom Scheduling (ajcicat@stanford.edu)

Janice Dacanay: Postdoctoral Scholars (jdacanay@stanford.edu)

Stephanie Ortiz: Degree Progress Officer (smortiz@stanford.edu)

Jessica Reeves:  Graduate Admissions and Events Officer (reevesj@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.

SSO Winter Quarter Office Hours

Michelle Lucas Rice, ME Director of Student and Academic Services

Tue.  9:30 – 10:30am 
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

Alyssa Cicat, Student Services Specialist, Course Scheduling/Curriculum

Tue. 9:00 - 11:00am
Thu. 2:30 - 3:30pm
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics: Scheduling issues (courses, office hours, classrooms), Course Assistant (CA) process, general student services questions

Stephanie Ortiz, Degree Progress Officer

Tue. 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Thu. 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics: UG/GR degree progress, requirements, candidacy, milestones, graduation

Jessica Reeves, Graduate Admissions Officer

Mon. 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wed. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics: Coterm and graduate admission, adding an ME degree. NOTE: We are unable to discuss, edit, or modify active applications or applications currently in review.

Janice Dacanay, Postdoctoral Scholars

Thur/Fri | 9:00 – 11:00am
Meeting Sign Up Here (Zoom meeting link will be sent to students on sign-up sheet)
Discussion Topics:  Postdoctoral Scholar issues only