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Are you a student who needs to contact the CSE Advising Office?

Please choose the group that best fits your situation for further instructions. (If you don’t fit any of these categories, please send us an e-mail with your specific questions.)

The Advising Office is staffed by professional advisors who can help students in a variety of ways. The staff supports the mission of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) where "advising is teaching" and the interactions are based on student development and engagement. 

Professional Advisors

Nikki Strader, Undergraduate Academic Advising Manager
LaNorris Alexander, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Leslie Dowler, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
C.A. Wade, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Kami Westhoff, Undergraduate Academic Advisor

  • Academic planning
  • Graduation requirements
  • Financial Aid petitions
  • College petitions
  • Referrals to campus resources
  • Placement tests
  • Changing majors
  • Minors
  • Internship planning


Faculty Advisors

Once accepted into the major, students are assigned a faculty advisor based on the student's interests. Faculty advisors can assist with:

  • Technical elective course selection
  • Industry questions
  • Research opportunities
  • Technical questions