Graduate Advising Contacts

The Office of Graduate Programs

Drop-In Advising hours:  CS On-campus graduate programs

CS graduate students in the on-campus programs:  CS Graduate Advising Queue
Monday - Thursday: 10:00-11:30 AM & 1:00-4:00 PM CST
Friday: 10:00-11:30 AM CST

In-person by appointment:  1312 Siebel Center, (217) 333-4428, academic@cs.illinois.edu

Drop-In Advising hours: Online Master of Computer Science program

Online MCS graduate students:  CS Graduate Advising Queue
Mondays: 1:00-4:00 PM CST; Thursdays: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM CST

Graduate Program Staff

Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Robin Kravets
3114 Siebel Center and 1312 Siebel Center, rhk@illinois.edu

Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Darko Marinov
4233 Siebel Center, marinov@illinois.edu

Senior Assistant Director of Graduate Programs, Viveka P. Kudaligama
1312 Siebel Center, kudaliga@illinois.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator & Senior Graduate Academic Advisor, Kara MacGregor
1312 Siebel Center, kmacgreg@illinois.edu

Graduate Academic Advisor, Jennifer Comstock
1312 Siebel Center, jcom@illinois.edu

Graduate Academic Advisor, Cassandra Phelps
1312 Siebel Center, cphelps2@illinois.edu

Coordinator of Online Programs, Christine Martinez
1312 Siebel Center,  cmartinz@illinois.edu

Online Programs/Program Specialist and Academic Advisor, Maggie Chappell
1312 Siebel Center, mmetz2@illinois.edu

Online Programs/Program Specialist and Academic Advisor, Lisa Jagoda
1312 Siebel Center,  lrjagoda@illinois.edu

Online Programs/Program Specialist and Academic Advisor, Desiree Marmon
1312 Siebel Center,  dmarmon@illinois.edu

Office Manager, Dana Garard
1312 Siebel Center,  dgarard@illinois.edu

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

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Graduate Academic Office
University of Illinois
201 North Goodwin, 1312 Siebel Center
Urbana, IL 61801


Campus Mail Code: MC-258
Phone: (217) 333-4428
Fax: (217) 244-6073
Email: academic@cs.illinois.edu

OFFICE HOURS

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 and Virtual Advising Queue