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 Chris regarding any course registration, course selection, course permissions, course substitution/approval, and 10 course curriculum planning needs.

Chris Boyle

Your Primary Academic Advisor

To make an appointment to discuss your courses with Chris, please click here.

Senior Academic Advisor
Phone: 301-314-2196
Email: crboyle1@umd.edu

In addition to discussing course and curriculum needs with Chris, 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 Brittani regarding any proctoring, leave of absence, graduate policy, graduation process, or general graduate studies needs.

Brittani Berry


Program Management Specialist
Phone: 301-405-3017
Email: bberry12@umd.edu

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

Sonja Dietrich


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