MPCS Student Advising

MPCS advisors are available to assist current students in navigating their study plans and outlining a distinct educational path for their time in the program.

Faculty and staff advisors can assist with the following topics: 

  • Course planning
  • Program advising
  • Degree requirements
  • Interpretation of University academic policies
  • Referrals to other campus resources

If you have any questions or need assistance with academic matters, please contact mpcs-advising@lists.uchicago.edu or schedule an appointment with an advisor from the list below. Advising appointments are offered in-person or virtually via Zoom.

Academic Advisors

  • Lamont Samuels
    Assistant Clinical Professor, MPCS
    Associate Director, MPCS
    For current MPCS students in the 9-Course, 12-Course, Pre-Doc, and Joint MBA/MPCS programs.
    Schedule via Lamont Samuels' Calendly link

     
  • Rafi Almhana
    Assistant Clincal Professor, MPCS
    For current MPCS 12-Course students with a specialization in Software Engineering.
    Schedule via Rafi Almhana's Calendly link

     

Program Advisor

  • Karin Czaplewski
    Associate Director of Student Affairs
    All MPCS students in all programs of study can reach out to Karin with questions about registration, graduation requirements, student visa issues, CPT/OPT, I-20 extensions, and any other student issue.
    Schedule via Karin Czaplewski's Calendly link