Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
Dean's Office: (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising: (248) 370-2201

255 Engineering Center
(248) 370-2201
Please call for an appointment

Quick Question Wednesdays

An adviser will typically be available on Wednesdays for quick questions from 9:00AM - 11:00AM and 1:30PM - 3:30PM  Walk-in advising is a 5 to 10-minute advising session on a first come, first served basis.  Appointments are required for students seeking scheduling and registration advice.

Academic Advising

Have you registered for Summer, Fall, and Winter?  If not,

  • Please call (248) 370-2201, or stop by EC 255, to schedule an appointment, the sooner the better, classes are filling quickly!
  • OU moved to a new registration system within SAIL called Banner XE. This website will take you to some tutorials on how the new registration system works. 
  • OU is changing to a 4-digit course numbering system. The new four digit numbers will go into effect starting the Fall 2017 semester. This website has a course renumbering document on it that can be used to look up every course and new course number at Oakland University.
  • Fall 2017 bills will be due 2 or 3 weeks ahead of the semester. Click here for more information.

Macomb University Center Advising

Advising is now available in Macomb County twice monthly.  To make an appointment please call (248) 370-2201


Take the initiative

Our advisers are here to help you throughout your educational journey with the School of Engineering and Computer Science, but the first step can only be taken by YOU! Take the initiative and begin today by setting up an appointment with an adviser. Call (248) 370-2201. 

You should also keep the following in mind:

  • Be aware of important deadlines.
  • Understand requirements for your major and degree.
  • Learn to make decisions. Advisers can present options, but you must make the decisions.
  • Ask questions if anything is unclear.
Come prepared

Schedule your advising appointment early before registration begins.

  • Prepare a list of questions or concerns before your appointment.
  • Bring your plan of study; bring copies of other relevant materials.
  • Write down your current schedule and a tentative plan for the next semester.
  • If you are a transfer student, bring a copy of your transfer credit evaluation or transcripts.
Stay on track
  • Keep copies of your relevant academic records.
  • Follow through on referrals and recommendations made during the advising session.
  • Consult with your academic adviser before making drastic changes to an agreed-upon schedule.
  • Be aware of important deadlines, policies, and procedures. Read the academic catalog, especially the part about academic policies and procedures.
  • Make final decisions and take responsibility for your academic success.
Know your stuff

Read the academic catalog, especially the part about academic policies and procedures
how advisers

The academic advisers at the School of Engineering and Computer Science provide students and potential students with important educational, procedural and informational support. Our advisers are knowledgeable about the university’s policies and procedures, the requirements for successful enrollment within the school, and the best ways to achieve your educational goals at OU.

Our academic advisers can: 

  • help you prepare for and plan your academic career
  • provide you with educational and career counseling
  • empower you with relevant and vital information regarding your degree program, opportunities to become more involved at OU and different student support services
  • help you reach your full potential as you pursue your educational and career goals
meet the

The team at the School of Engineering and Computer Science Advising Office is here to help you. Call (248) 370-2201 to set up an appointment.

Carmen EtienneCarmen Etienne
Director, SECS Advising
(248) 370-2201
Kelly GianettoKelly Gianetto
Academic Advisor
(248) 370-2201
Marlene McKeanMarlene McKean
Advising Secretary
(248) 370-2201
Eman Shammo
Academic Adviser
(248) 370-2201
Sarah Shelden PictureSarah Shelden
Senior Academic Adviser
(248) 370-2201
WheelerDebra Wheeler
Academic Adviser
(248) 370-2201
and info

Download, electronically complete, print, sign and submit the Undergraduate Student Forms to the Academic Advising Office (255 Engineering Center).  

Undergraduate Student Forms

Undergraduate Plans of Study

  • Plan of Study: Computer Engineering  
  • Plan of Study: Computer Science 
  • Plan of Study: Electrical Engineering 
  • Plan of Study: Bioengineering 
  • Plan of Study: Engineering Chemistry 
  • Plan of Study: Engineering Physics 
  • Plan of Study: Industrial and Systems Engineering 
  • Plan of Study: Information Technology 
  • Plan of Study: Mechanical Engineering

Other SECS Forms