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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
Student funding (fellowships, assistantships), CA allocation/appointments, student services processes/policy, staff management, ME SSO strategy

Alyssa Cicat: Curriculum, Course/Classroom Scheduling
Course scheduling, classroom scheduling, curriculum planning, enrollment tracking, GFS entry (CAs, RAs)

Erin Krynen: Postdoctoral Scholars. SURI/UG research

Stephanie Ortiz: Degree Progress Officer
For inquiries regarding degree progress, please email
Declarations, degree progress, degree requirements, petitions, qualifying exams, PhD milestones, graduation requirements

Jessica Ray:  Graduate Admissions and Events Officer
Graduate admissions, coterm admissions, advisor assignments, department events (orientation, Visit Day, Admit Day, Commencement support)

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.

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