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Graduate Advising
AOE Advising Center
1600 Innovation Drive

Lastname A-L: Audriana Cunningham, Room 229, 1600 Innovation Drive,, (540) 231-3579.

Lastname M-Z:  Rachel Saville, Room 228, 1600 Innovation Drive,, (540) 231-4023.

In-person and virtual meetings are available by appointment.

Office Hours
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Appointments are recommended to ensure availability, but walk-ins are welcome. Our advising team can also be reached by phone or email and welcomes the opportunity to discuss your academic and career plans.

How can we help?

The primary points of contact for our graduate students are the student’s faculty advisor, who serves as chairperson of the student’s advisory committee, and the graduate program coordinator. 

The faculty advisor provides guidance concerning academic, research, and professional issues, including

  • course selection
  • research focus
  • career planning

The graduate program coordinator provides guidance concerning administrative issues, including

  • matriculation
  • forms
  • degree progress
  • assistantships

Disclaimer: Information on this website is unofficial. University catalogs and other official documents take precedence over the information that is available here. The material presented here is to aid you in planning your academic program to best fit your interests. Ultimately you are responsible for making sure that you fulfill the graduation requirements.