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Graduate Forms & Advising Resources

General Advising Forms and Resources

Advising for Registration - By Degree

International Students

Graduate College Information

Graduate Program Staff

Director of Graduate Admissions and Advancement, Professor Brian Bailey 

Assistant Director of Graduate Programs, Viveka P. Kudaligama
1222 Siebel Center,  (217) 300-2276,

Graduate Admissions/ Senior Graduate Academic Advisor, Kara MacGregor
1224 Siebel Center,  (217) 333-9706,

Graduate Admissions/Graduate Academic Advisor, Maggie Metzger Chappell
1220 Siebel Center,  (217) 244-3179,

Online Programs/Program Specialist and Academic Advisor, Desiree Marmon
1220 Siebel Center,  (217) 300-8137,

Online Programs/Program Specialist and Academic Advisor, Christine Martinez
1220 Siebel Center,  (217) 265-7595,

The Academic Office staff can assist students or answer questions regarding:

  • course registration
  • assessing academic progress
  • degree requirement and course planning
  • thesis format checks
  • qual, prelim, and final exam requirements and scheduling
  • Graduate College petitions (transfer of coursework, degree time extensions, etc.)
  • transferring in or out of the Department of Computer Science

For International Students Only

  • I-20 extensions or changes
  • CPT: Curricular Practical Training
  • OPT: Optional Practical Training

Graduate Academic Office Contact Information

Grad Academic Office
University of Illinois
201 North Goodwin, 1210 Siebel Center
Urbana, IL 61801

Campus Mail Code: MC-258
Phone: (217) 333-4428
Fax: (217) 244-6073


Monday – Friday

  • Morning: 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM
  • Afternoon: 1:00 PM to 4:45 PM
  • Walk-in advising hours start at 10:00 AM

List of Graduate Advising Contacts