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Kristel Oelke

Kristel Oelke

Title: Senior Academic Advisor
Email: kristels@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-0863
Address: 2380 GGB
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations; Master of Arts in Counselor Education; College Student Counseling

Roles/Duties

I lead the undergraduate academic advising in ME. I orient new students to the ME department, provide guidance and approval through the undergraduate degree, refer students to University resources, assist with recruitment efforts, and community events. I manage the departmental awards, the graduate student tutor list, am the Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE) liaison, liaison with the ME students groups: ASME and PTS. I provide SolidWorks Certification Exam vouchers. If you have any question concerning undergraduate students, I'm happy to help!

Areas of Expertise

College student development, degree planning, Appreciative Academic Advising, navigating University and College resources and administrative processes, undergraduate student affairs

Interests

Food! I love to cook and to eat good food. I love going to theme parks, especially Disney World. I love to travel (usually to a Disney park to be honest), go antiquing, and finding beautiful places to hike. I am interesting in mental health, well-being, and learning about Data Analytics/ Visualization.