Information for Students

COVID-19 Guidance for the SEAS Community

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences cares deeply about your health and academic progress, and we are committed to supporting you as we work together to complete the Spring 2020 semester during this transition. Please visit the SEAS COVID-19 Information page to learn more.

Undergraduate Students

COVID-19 Guidance for SEAS Undergraduate Students

  • The SEAS Office of Undergraduate Education is ready and eager to support you during this challenging time. Our office will continue to provide a wide range of advisement services. We are happy to assist you with current issues that you face as well as planning for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters.  We are here to support you via email, telephone, and online videoconference meetings.
  • You can make an appointment with your academic advisor by calling (716) 645-2775, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, or by using the online scheduling system. When participating in a meeting with an academic advisor, we recommend that you have access to a computer, such that you can follow along with the many online tools that our advisors make use of.  Advisement appointments are available Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
  • For quick questions, please call (716) 645-2775, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, or email your academic advisor
  • Your home department will send any relevant updates regarding faculty advisement.
  • Thank you to everyone who completed our survey! Responses to the survey were used to inform our FAQs and discussion points for the webinars.

Graduate Students

COVID-19 Guidance for SEAS Graduate Students

Prospective and New Students:

  • The SEAS Office of Graduate Education is currently maintaining normal business hours Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm as well as email monitoring that occurs outside standard business days and hours. Questions related to recruitment and graduate admissions should be sent to or call (716) 645-9099.

Currently Enrolled Students:

  • Your home academic department will continue to provide support for any course and advisement related issues.
  • Current graduate students that have a question about a specific course they are enrolled in are encouraged to contact the instructor of the specific course directly. Any general questions related to course advisement, registration, TA/RA appointments, tuition payments or graduation should contact their department’s specific Academic Coordinator or Director of Graduate Study.
  • Questions regarding the SEAS 360 Professional Development Program can be directed to