College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

Office of Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

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: Collegiate Life and Engagement, Academic Advising, and Career Services.

The office has responsibilities as outlined below:

Collegiate Life and Engagement

  • student recruitment [freshman and transfer students]
  • residential housing opportunities [CSE House, WISE House, Honors House]
  • outreach [FIRST Robotics & Lego League, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), Math & Science Fun Fair, STEM summer camps, K-12]
  • diversity [North Star STEM Alliance]
  • scholarships and student awards
  • research opportunities, UROP
  • leadership opportunities; student organizations
  • college level ABET coordination
  • collegiate events  [Sneak Preview, Welcome Week, Dean's reception, commencement]
  • international experiences [May Seminars, internships, study abroad; EWB, IAESTE]

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

Career Center

  • career fairs
  • graduate and professional school application assistance
  • interviewing
  • job search preparation
  • career exploration
  • recruiting
  • job offers and salary negotiations
  • resumes, cover letters, follow up communication
  • transition to employment
Paul Strykowski Photo

Paul J. Strykowski

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Tel: 612-624-5091
Fax: 612-624-2841


Susan Kubitschek Photo-October 2013

Susan Kubitschek
Assistant Dean, Collegiate Life
Tel: 612-624-8010
Fax: 612-626-1020

Amy Gunter Photo-October 2013

Amy Gunter
Director, Academic Advising
Tel: 612-624-2890
Fax: 612-626-1020



Student Services Team photo in Taylor Center - Summer 2013Student Services Team