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Engineering Advising

The Undergraduate Programs Office is where you find Academic Advisors for any undergraduate student matters or to "see a dean"

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Engineering Tutoring Center (CARE)

enhances the learning experience for all undergraduate engineering students through academic support, enhancing collaborative learning opportunities, and providing positive influence through peer mentoring.

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UI Self-Service

Key student, research, business, and administrative systems used throughout the University of Illinois System

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Advising Help

Students should see their assigned advisor each semester to build a relationship with that advisor and to develop opportunities for recommendation letters. Students may see any other faculty as they prefer for advising. Students may also see the Chief Advisor for all problems. However, students should always make a plan themselves before seeing an advisor. Remember, it is your degree and your life. Take the lead!

Other useful web sites

What courses are acceptable technical electives?
https://matse.illinois.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/undergraduate-curriculum/technical-electives

What courses are usable for general education requirements?
http://provost.illinois.edu/education/general-education/

What are approved courses for transfer?
From State of Illinois Colleges and Universities, see
https://www.transferology.com/

If your institution is not listed there, contact The Grainger College of Engineering Office of Academic Programs (217-333-2280). You will need information showing what was taught in the course such as tests, homework, text book, notes, etc. You will probably be asked to see an appropriate faculty member for approval of the equivalence.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Step 1: Make a plan of your own.
Step 2: See your assigned advisor and check your plan with them.
Step 3: If you still need advice, email your plan to the Chief Advisor.
Step 4: If that seems unsatisfactory, make an appointment to see the Chief Advisor.

Step 1: Visit the site above to see a recent grad check.
Step 2: Make a plan of your own.
Step 3: If you are unsure you may email your plan to the Chief Advisor for verification.

Step 1: Visit Engineering Career Services.
Step 2: Make a plan of your own.
Step 3: Check your plan with the Chief Advisor.

Step 1: Visit the International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) office.
Step 2: Make a plan of your own.
Step 3: Check your plan with the Chief Advisor.

See the requirements for MatSE students pursuing a business minor.

Step 1: Visit your assigned advisor.
Step 2: Attend career fairs; register with Engineering Career Services.
Step 3: If you still need help, see the Chief Advisor.

Step 1: Speak with your assigned advisor.
Step 2: If you want more help, see the Chief Advisor.

Step 1: Make sure your transcript has been sent to the Records office.
Step 2: Wait at least one month for the record to be entered.
Step 3: Check your online grad check.
Step 4: If unsure, send an email to the Chief Advisor.

Undergraduate Programs Contact Information

Kimberly Anderson
MatSE Undergraduate Programs Office
201 MSEB
1304 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 333-1441
ksander@illinois.edu