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

    William Guilford

    Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Education 

    As Assistant 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.

  • Jesse Rogers

    Engineering Undergraduate Registrar

    Jesse is responsible for maintaining student records, course registration, transfer credit, and degree conferral. 

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  • Joe Rehder

    Joe Rehder

    Engineering Undergraduate Manager

    Joe is responsible for coordinating events like Orientation and Graduation, communication to Engineering undergraduate students, first-year major declaration and advisor assignments, and he assists with registration.

  • Blake Calhoun

    Blake Calhoun

    Assistant Director of Undergraduate Success in UVA Engineering

    Blake provides comprehensive student support, including academic coaching, assisting students experiencing crises, and serving as an advocate for students. Blake specializes in helping students navigate their UVA experience inside and outside the classroom. If you don’t know who to reach out to with your concern, Blake is a great place to start.

  • Alex Hall

    Assistant Dean of Students

    Alex Hall provides crisis triage and response, Engineering and University resource referrals, information about University conduct policies, and generalist support for students in distress.  Alex works closely with support services in other areas of Engineering and the University to connect students with the most helpful and relevant support available for their specific needs or concerns. 

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  • Liz Ramirez-Weaver

    LCSW, CAPS Embedded Therapist-UVA Engineering




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  • Hallie Brody

    Hallie Brody

    Graduate Intern

    Hallie oversees the peer tutoring program as well as advise Engineering Student Council (ESC). In addition, she is in charge of putting out our weekly newsletter to all students with different events, opportunities, and resources at UVA and also assists with advising and academic coaching.