The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs is responsible for overseeing initiatives that support and enhance the undergraduate experience within the College of Science and Engineering. Responsibilities are divided into three primary areas: Academic Advising, Career Services, and Collegiate Life.

The office has responsibilities as outlined below:

Academic Advising

  • Advanced placement
  • Advising appointments
  • Course equivalencies
  • Degree planning
  • Four-year plans
  • Orientation
  • Probation and suspension
  • Transfer admission
  • Admission into major
  • Academic standards committee
  • Curriculum committee

Visit the Academic Advising web page.

Career Center

  • Career counseling
  • Career workshops and resources
  • Career fairs and employer events
  • Major and career exploration
  • Information about career-related experience
  • Help with resumes, cover letters and interviewing
  • Job and internship search assistance
  • Graduate school preparation

Visit the Career Center web page.

Collegiate Life

  • Student recruitment (freshman and transfer students)
  • Residential housing opportunities (Living and Learning Communities)
  • Outreach (FIRST Robotics & Lego League, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), Math & Science Fun Fair, STEM summer camps, K-12, CSE Expo)
  • Diversity [North Star STEM Alliance]
  • Peer mentor programs
  • Scholarships and student awards
  • Research opportunities (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program – UROP)
  • Leadership opportunities; student organizations
  • College level ABET coordination
  • Collegiate events  (Sneak Preview, Welcome Week, CSE Showcase, commencement)
  • International experiences (global seminars, internships, study abroad, IAESTE)

Vist the Collegiate Life web page.