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Academic and Student Affairs

All students are welcome to drop by the office to speak with a staff member or book an appointment to meet with Associate Dean for Academic And Students Affairs Ozlem Kilic. Please call 865-974-2454 or email Angela McCarter to schedule an appointment.

The Office of Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for a number of critical college functions, including advising; setting the curricula for all graduate, undergraduate, and interdisciplinary programs; diversity programs; first-year and specialty programs; global initiatives; the Engineering Ambassadors; recruitment, outreach, and engagement; and college-awarded scholarships and fellowships.

Student Success Advisory Board

Committees of the Student Success Advisory Board report to Associate Dean Kilic and inform decision-making and have helped establish broad collaboration and shared resources for a number of critical areas related to student success, retention, recruitment, and research.

Contact Information


Office of Academic & Student Affairs

456 Zeanah Engineering Complex
863 Neyland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-974-2454
Fax: 865-974-9879


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Cook Grand Challenge Honors Program

Supports academically qualified students with a broader, more challenging, personalized academic experience built upon research, entrepreneurship, global studies, and community engagement.

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engage Engineering Fundamentals Program

This innovative first-year engineering program uses a cutting edge, success-oriented approach with a curriculum built around teaming students for project-oriented, hands-on activities.

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Engineering Ambassadors and College Tours

Our ambassadors are group of Engineering Vols who represent the college across a variety of initiatives and events, including outreach and engagement.

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Heath Integrated Business and Engineering Program

A unique program in partnership with the Haslam College of Business that pairs an industry-focused curriculum with immersive, professional, co-curricular experiences to graduate leaders with a comprehensive, systems-thinking approach to breaking down silos and solving challenges.

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Office of Advising

Provides holistic, collaborative, one-on-one academic planning services to engineering undergraduates.

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Study Abroad

Engineering Vols have the opportunity to study abroad all across the world either independently or as part of a faculty-led or full-semester trips.

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Women in Engineering

The Women in Engineering Program strives to provide girls and women with an accessible engineering education integrated with student success. We equip future engineers with the skills to champion their academic, social, and professional journey.