Academic Programs Office (APO)

The Academic Programs Office (APO) is located in 111 Towne Building. Office hours are from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. To contact the office, call the reception desk at 215-898-7246 or send an email to apo@seas.upenn.edu where your question will be routed to the appropriate contact.

APO Contacts:

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Kostas Daniilidis Associate Dean, Graduate Education 215-898-8549
Beth Winkelstein Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education 215-573-4589
Jan Van der Spiegel Associate Dean for Education, Director of Rachleff Scholars Program 215-898-2769
Joseph S. Sun Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Director, APO 215-573-4051
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Melissa Adams Receptionist/Administrative Assistant 215-898-7246

Cynthia Buoni

Associate Director for Student and Administrative Services 215-898-9650
Megan Doherty Associate Director for International and Service Learning Programs 215-573-8266
Ellen Eckert Associate Director for Undergraduate Admissions and Advising 215-898-4813
S. Sonya Gwak Director of Student Life 215-573-8369
Betty Gentner Coordinator for Academic Affairs 215-898-3143
Paige Harker Assistant Director for Special Programs 215-573-2575
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Graduate Admissions:

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S. Sonya Gwak Director of Graduate Admissions 215-573-8369
William Fenton Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions 215-573-8724
Sherry Ferraiolo Administrative Coordinator 215-898-4542
Abby Whittington Administrative Coordinator 215-898-4542
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Inter-Departmental Programs:

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Engineering Entrepreneurship Program
Tom Cassel, Director and Professor of Practice, MEAM
Office Location: 306 Towne Building
Jeffrey Babin, Associate Director and Senior Lecturer
Office Location: 310 Towne
Phone: 215-573-9016; 215-573-0731
Website | Contact Information
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Advancing Women in Engineering
Michele Grab, Director
Office Location: 310 Levine Hall
Phone: 215-573-6487
Website | Contact Information
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Technical Communication Resources Website
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Special Programs:

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Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST)
Joseph S. Sun, Program Director
Paige Harker, Assistant Director
Phone: 215-573-2575
Website
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Summer Mentorship Program in Engineering (SMPE)
Megan L. Doherty
, Program Director
Phone: 215-573-8266
Website | Contact Information
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Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS)
Michele Grab, Program Director
Phone: 215-573-6487
Website
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