Graduate advising

Each student has an advising hold that will prevent them from enrolling until they have communicated with their advisor. Postponing this communication beyond advising week (typically the tenth week of the semester) in any semester carries the risk of ending up on the wait list of a full class.

Advising Information for PhD and Thesis-Option MS Students

All research students (PhD and thesis-option MS students), whether on-campus or distance, should select their courses for each semester, only after consulting with their research advisor.

Forms for PhD and thesis-option M.S. Students:

Advising Information for Graduate Certificate or Non-Thesis M.S. Students (Distance)

All non-research distance students (graduate certificate or non-thesis MS) are advised by the Distance Learning Coordinator. They will be contacted by their advisor prior to advising week with instructions and action items for remote advising. Prior to your advising session, you should generate a degree audit at The audit will show you the courses you need to take before you can complete your program. 

Forms for certificate and non-thesis students:

For non-thesis MS distance students, the following forms may be required:


Advising Information for Non-Thesis M.S. Students

On-campus non-thesis MS students are advised by the graduate coordinator of the ECE graduate program (ECE Graduate Coordinator) for the course selection each semester. During the pre-registration period (typically the tenth week of each semester), the non-thesis MS students are asked to attend an advising session to select courses for the next semester with the graduate coordinator.

Forms for non-thesis M.S. advising students:





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Chang-Soo Kim
Dr. Chang-Soo Kim

Professor, Associate Chair for Research, ECE Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Sahra Sedigh Sarvestani

Associate Professor and Distance Learning Coordinator

Sarah Sullivan

ECE Graduate Secretary