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


Contact Information 

James Smith, Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Thornton Hall, Room D215


Amy Clobes, Director of Graduate Programs
Thornton Hall, Room A109


Priya Date, Assistant Director of Graduate Student Success
Thornton Hall, Room A113


Admissions and Recruiting

Carla Davis, Graduate Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
Thornton Hall, Room B209


Records, Enrollment & Degree Verification

Jayne Weber, Graduate Engineering Registrar
Thornton Hall, Room A108


Online, Non-Degree, & Visiting Graduate Students

Jennifer Mauller, Graduate Online Programs Administrator
Materials Science Building, Room 209


Graduate Writing Lab

Kelly Cunningham, Director
Thornton Hall, Room D216


Student Support Services

Alex Hall, Assistant Dean of Students

Liz Ramirez-Weaver, CAPS Psychotherapist

Katie Fowler, CAPS Psychotherapist