College of Engineering

Advising Center

The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Engineering Advising Center provides timely, accurate information, and professional advice about degree programs, university policies and procedures, and campus resources.
We are dedicated, diverse, and caring professional undergraduate academic advisors at The University of Texas at San Antonio. We guide UTSA undergraduate students, transfer students, and potential students toward success in achieving their academic goals. As liaisons between students and the institution, we offer our professional expertise in a service-oriented environment.

This interaction empowers students to develop their educational plans according to their life goals. Therefore, we positively influence post-secondary education for future generations and foster the growth of our university community and culturally diverse society. Who should visit the Engineering Advising Center

Students who have been assigned to one of its academic advisors (usually based on successful completion of Calculus I). All newly admitted students who are Pre-engineering/University College majors will be advised by Student Placement Advising Center in MS 2.02.18, (210)458-5170 until they have successfully completed Calculus I.  Prospective students should contact:

Office Hours and Location


College of Engineering Undergraduate Advising Office:

Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8:00 am–5:00 pm  Please Note: Office Hours are not the same as Walk-in Advising Hours.


Advising FAQs

Where do I go for help?

The Engineering Advising Center offers students the opportunity to sit down with advisors and ask questions regarding their major and college plan.
Where is the Engineering Advising Center located?
On the third floor of the Engineering Building, EB 3.04.04.
How do I make an appointment to see an Advisor?
  Students may make an appointment with their acadmic advisor by contacting the Engineering Advising Center’s office (210)458-5525/  To see an advisor during Walk-In Advising hours, visit the Advising Center’s office and sign-in with the front desk.  If you need to see an advisor at a time when Walk-in Advising is not available, contact the Engineering Advising Center’s office (210) 458-5525/  It is not necessary for students to make an appointment during Walk-In Advising hours.  Walk-In Advising hours change periodically, so check the Advising Hours section on the Advising homepage before planning your visit.
What happens if my GPA falls below 2.0?
Students who fail to maintain the minimum required grade point average of 2.0 in all work attempted at UTSA will be placed on Academic Warning, Academic Probation or Academic Dismissal. To learn more about these academic standings, visit the College of Engineering Academic Standing webpage.
What degrees and majors are available in the College of Engineering?
  The College of Engineering offers:

Bachelor of Science degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

For more information about the College of Engineering’s Degree Programs, please visit the Prospective Students webpage.

Why do I have a hold?
Various offices place student records on hold for many reasons that include but are not limited to academic successes and account balances. Please check with our front desk staff to check whether you have any holds on your record. Only the office that placed the hold on your record can release that hold.
If you have further questions about the Engineering Advising Center, please contact the Advising Center by email,, or by phone, (210) 458-5525.



Engineering Advising Contacts

Advising Office
Lona George

Lona George

Engineering Advising Center Director

Susan Hodges

Susan Hodges

Johanna Krienke

Johanna Krienke

 Nen Huynh

Nen Huynh

Melissa Blanton

Xavier Loredo