About Our Office

Our goal is to provide excellent service to students, to connect them with the resources they need, and to ensure that all students receive encouragement and support.

The Undergraduate Office staff work with students, faculty, and staff to ensure that all undergraduates in Engineering have the opportunity to excel in pursuit of a degree. 

We support the academic and personal development of our students in a variety of ways: 

  • We provide excellent, friendly, and highly accurate customer service to students with questions about our academic programs and their academic records
  • We manage student records within the Student Information System, with a focus on timeliness and accuracy
  • We advise students (with both academic and personal challenges) with compassion and common sense
  • William Guilford

    Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

    As Associate Dean Will seeks to advance the use of high-impact practices, to inspire students to engage outside the classroom, and to support students in all ways to achieve their goals. He also manages academic policies and approves exceptions.

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  • Lisa Lampe

    Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

    Lisa supervises the Undergraduate Programs Office and provides comprehensive student support, including academic coaching, advising, advocacy, and major exploration for engineering undergraduates. Lisa excels at identifying potential barriers and strategies through students’ strengths for overcoming them. 

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  • Georgina Nembhard

    Director of Undergraduate Success in UVA Engineering

    Georgina provides comprehensive student support, including academic coaching, assisting students experiencing crises, and serving as an advocate for students. They specialize in helping students navigate their UVA experience inside and outside the classroom.

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  • Jesse Rogers

    Engineering Undergraduate Registrar

    Jesse is responsible for maintaining student records and course registration; tracking transfer credits and course equivalency, and oversees degree conferrals. 

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  • Renice Gray

    Engineering Undergraduate Operations Manager

    Renice is responsible for coordinating events such as Orientation and Graduation, sending communications to Engineering undergraduate students, first-year major declaration, and advisor assignments.

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    Graduate Intern

    Our graduate intern oversees the peer tutoring program and serves as an advisor for the Engineering Student Council (ESC). Additionally, they are in charge of putting out our weekly newsletter to all students with different events, opportunities, and resources at UVA, while also assisting with advising and academic coaching. 

  • Kelly Garrett

    Assistant Dean of Students

    Kelly provides crisis triage and response, works closely with support services in the the E-school to provide Engineering and University resource referrals, information about University conduct policies, and generalist support for students in distress.

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  • Liz Ramirez-Weaver, LCSW

    CAPS Embedded Therapist

    Liz provides mental health counseling for stress and anxiety related to personal, academic, and developmental concerns.

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  • Katie Fowler, MA, LPC

    CAPS Embedded Therapist

    Katie provides mental health counseling to students at the School of Engineering, with a focus on culturally responsive, evidenced-based counseling. Katie desires for students to feel seen and heard, and seeks to connect students to helpful resources.



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  • Courtney MacMasters

    SDAC Embedded Accessibility Specialist

    Courtney works to provide reasonable accommodations and support to students with disabilities at the School of Engineering; working with students on an individualized basis to ensure support in a holistic manner.



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