Academic advisors are here to help you get the most out of your undergraduate engineering education and prepare for a successful career. The following Mission and Vision statements were developed by the full College of Engineering Advising staff to communicate the guiding principles for advising. Please take some time to read a bit more about how College of Engineering advisors endeavor to serve you and how you can contact them.


To become an academic advising program that enhances the experience of all undergraduate engineering students at the University of California, Davis, and that sets the standard for excellence in advising.


The College of Engineering’s Academic Advising Mission is to provide timely and accurate advising to cultivate connections, success, and advancement in engineering excellence. We empower and support students with achieving their educational, professional, and personal goals; and we advocate for our students and programs through campus partnerships.


Engineering Undergraduate Office
1050 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-1979


Ralph Curtis Aldredge

  • Executive Associate Dean and Associate Dean
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Facilities and Capital Planning
Ralph Aldredge provides leadership and oversight for undergraduate enrollment management, academic advising, retention programs, the Student Startup Center and ABET degree-program accreditation, as well as oversees renovations, new construction and safety initiatives.
1050G Kemper Hall