Academic Advising

Pre-Engineering Advising

For the Freshman year all engineering students are advised by Engineering Student Services, 1210 Shelby Center. This office also provides academic and career counseling to assist students in determining the curriculum that best fulfills their personal and educational objectives. Students interested in the Mechanical Engineering program generally are enrolled as Pre-Mechanical Engineers (PME).

Pre-Mechanical Engineering students are transferred to the Mechanical Engineering program (ME) upon meeting the following requirements:

  • Complete all appropriate freshman courses
  • Earn an 2.2 overall GPA on all required and approved elective course work
  • Be recommended by the Curriculum Admissions Committee
Mechanical Engineering Advising

All students who have declared their major as Mechanical Engineering are advised by the Undergraduate Program Officer, Dr. Sushil Bhavnani.

Dr. Sushil Bhavnani
Henry M. Burt, Jr. Professor
Undergraduate Program Officer
Associate Department Chair for Undergraduate Studies
Mechanical Engineering Department
1418C Wiggins Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
Phone: (334)844-3303
Fax: (334)844-3307


The staff advisor for Mechanical Engineering is Ms. Karen Clark.

Ms. Karen Clark
Academic Advisor
Mechanical Engineering Department
1430 Wiggins Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
Phone: (334) 844-3380
Fax: (334) 844-3307

It is suggested that students maintain frequent contact with both the Engineering Student Services and Undergraduate Program Officer. Useful information is posted on the bulletin boards or placed on the tables outside of these offices. Students are also encouraged to frequently check their university email accounts for important messages as well as checking the department website.

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016