ECE Undergraduate Advising

Advising Office

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Undergraduate Advising Office is here and happy to help! Our office is located in 3415 EECS. Starting Wednesday, May 29, 2024, the ECE Undergraduate Advising Office will be operating remotely due to the 2024 EECS Building Roof Replacement Project.

Advising Appointments

To schedule an advising appointment with one of our advisors, please visit our appointment scheduler:

For ECE undergraduate advising questions, there are several ways you can contact us:

  • Stop by in person at 3415 EECS
  • Email us at [email protected]
  • Call us at 734-763-2305. If you reach our voicemail, please leave a message including your UMID and the best number to reach you.

Computer Engineering Virtual Drop-In Advising

Computer Engineering virtual drop-in advising is offered from 2:00-4:00pm on Wednesday for CE students with quick questions (~10 minutes or less). For longer conversations, please continue to schedule regular advising appointments using the link above.

Electrical Engineering Virtual Drop-In Advising

Electrical Engineering virtual drop-in advising is offered from 2:00-4:00pm on Wednesday for EE students with quick questions (~10 minutes or less). For longer conversations, please continue to schedule regular advising appointments using the link above.

Advising Office Staff

Staff members handle the majority of advising needs for programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and the Electrical Engineering minor such as course planning, declarations, releases/senior audits, facilitating forms/exceptions/letter requests, and connecting to various resources including career planning, wellness, course planning, and campus involvement.

Catie Lawrence
Assistant Director of Academic Programs
[email protected]

Nancy Slowey
ECE Undergraduate Advising Assistant
[email protected]

Lisa Flick
ECE Undergraduate Advisor (Electrical Engineering)
[email protected]

Michele Ruffino
ECE Undergraduate Advisor (Computer Engineering)
[email protected]

Faculty Advisors

Faculty advisors are best equipped to handle advising questions related to industry knowledge, course content, and graduate school. They are great resources for questions best answered by someone with direct knowledge of the Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering fields.

Electrical Engineering (EE)

  • Almantas Galvanauskas, EE Chief Program Advisor
  • Somin Lee
  • Khalil Najafi
  • Louise Willingale

Computer Engineering (CE)

  • Mark Brehob, CE Chief Program Advisor
  • Jiasi Chen
  • Pei Zhang

Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors are current students in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering who can assist with quick questions about classes, student organizations, course workload combinations, and campus life in general.

ECE Peer Advisors can be reached at [email protected].

Mike Dillender

Mike Dillender

SU24 Office Hours: As needed; please email [email protected] to set up a zoom meeting

Mike is a recent graduate who double majored in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics with a minor in Computer Science. In Electrical Engineering, his primary focus area is quantum technology and optics, which he researches as a member of the Excitonics and Photonics group here at Michigan. In his free time, he enjoys programming, making analog circuits, reading, and hiking.

Exceptions/Petitions

Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering students can petition for modification of academic requirements specific to their major by submitting the petition below. Make sure to select your major from the dropdown list, provide detailed rationale, and include supporting information about the request in question. Students must provide enough information for the Chief Program Advisor to be able to make an informed decision. Please allow 1-2 weeks for a petition decision.