Office of Graduate Programs

The Office of Graduate Programs leads and provides direction for all aspects of UVA Engineering's graduate education program. The office's work is aimed at attracting outstanding graduate students and ensuring their success during the pursuit of their degrees and beyond.


Responsibilities of the Office of Graduate Programs:

  • Recruit outstanding graduate students
  • Facilitate graduate admissions
  • Administer registrations, transcripts, other records and degree certifications for graduate students
  • Partner with faculty to provide excellent education and research opportunities for graduate students
  • Provide professional development opportunities for graduate students, in collaboration with the Center for Engineering Career Development


Staff Contact Information 


Shannon Barker, Director of Graduate Education
Thornton Hall, Room A109


Amy Clobes, Assistant Director of Graduate Education
Thornton Hall, Room C350



Iva Gillet, Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Thornton Hall, Room A107


Records, Enrollment & Degree Verification:

Barbara Graves, Registrar for Graduate Programs
Thornton Hall, Room A108


Jayne Weber, Assistant Registrar for Graduate Programs
Thornton Hall, Room A108


Student Employment and Financial Aid:

Joan E. Wicks, Graduate Financial Resources Coordinator
Thornton Hall, Room A206


Graduate Recruitment

Jasmine Crenshaw, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Outreach
Thornton Hall, Room C350


Graduate Writing Lab

Kelly Cunningham, Director
Thornton Hall, Room D216


Student Support

Alex Hall, Associate Dean of Students
Thornton Hall, Room A112