Our mission is to provide our students with the most accurate and timely information as it pertains to their academic success.  We are always happy to meet with our students and encourage them to make an appointment to speak with an advisor at least once per semester.

Our office is committed to responding to student inquiries within 24-business hours. If you need to come by our office, click here for our address and directions. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am. – 5:00pm. 

Contact your primary academic advisor regarding any course registration, course selection, course permissions, course substitution/approval, and 10 course curriculum planning needs.

Rebecca Caro

Your Primary Academic Advisor

Senior Academic Advisor

Phone: (301)-405-2196 
Email: rcaro@umd.edu

To make an appointment to meet with Rebecca, please select the appropriate link below.

Advising Appointments:

Incoming and New Students: A 30 minute appointment to discuss course scheduling for the upcoming semester, your 10 course plan or other in-depth academic affairs.  

Quick Question Appointment:

Current Students: A 15 minute appointment for any quick questions related to course selections, course permissions, course substitution/approval or other academic affairs.

In addition to discussing course and curriculum needs with your primary academic advisor, our office is here to support you throughout your graduate studies. As such, for other needs, please contact one of our other OAEE Academic Affairs staff members listed below:

Contact the Coordinator for Academic Affairs regarding any proctoring, new student transition questions, leave of absence, graduate policy, graduation process, or general graduate studies needs.

To Be Filled


Coordinator for Academic Affairs
Phone: TBD
Email: TBD

Contact Sonja regarding any escalating academic difficulties, course issues, or faculty issues.

Sonja Dietrich


Assistant Director for Academic Affairs
Email: sdietric@umd.edu

To make an appointment to meet with Sonja, please select the appropriate link below:

Academic Difficulties: