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Undergraduate Advisor

The Mechanical Engineering Department Undergraduate Advisor is Miriam Busch. Her contact information is Students may email their questions, or if they prefer to speak with her in person they may stop by her office anytime at 360R EB. If an extended visit is required, please email her for an appointment.

ME Pre-Professional Students: Pre-professional students meet with Miriam as part of the ME 191 Seminar curriculum. They are also welcome to contact her with questions regarding application to the ME Professional Program, or other questions regarding the ME Major. Academic Improvement Plans can be approved at the Engineering College Advisement Center (see below).

ME Professional Students: Students admitted to the ME Professional Program are welcome to contact Miriam for guidance on course planning, graduation preparation, and Academic Improvement Plans.

Peer Advisor

Students are also welcome to consult with Caroline Paxton, the ME Peer Advisor, for help with scheduling, graduation plans, questions concerning applying to the Professional program, and course information. Students may email any questions to Caroline or schedule an appointment at

ME Faculty Advisor

Every student admitted to the Mechanical Engineering Professional Program is assigned a faculty advisor. Meeting with the faculty advisor may be a required assignment in ME EN 321. The faculty advisor can advise students regarding academics and career outcomes.

The Engineering College Advisement Center (EB 246)

Students can contact the Engineering College Advisement Center (EB 246) with questions regarding general education requirements, major exploration, career outcomes, and Academic Improvement Plans. When declaring a minor, students must obtain approval from the Engineering College Advisement Center (EB 246).