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Important Contacts 

Make sure you read the weekly Baygents Newsletter and keep informed about the college of engineering. Also there are ESC meeting minutes.



Assoc. Dean Baygents    (520) 621-6032    

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Editor of the Dean's Weekly Message

Please send content by Sunday evening to be included in Monday's submission (

Administrator for Club funding requests

Addresses student issues related to academic progress (i.e., DQ/Probation), 20+ units signature


Asst. Dean (Ray) Umashankar (520) 621-8103   

Director of the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP)

The primary mission of MEP is to Recruit, Retain and Graduate women and minority students in Engineering. Under this mission MEP provides a solid academic and social support infrastructure to ensure the students' success until they graduate with the highest levels of academic excellence. MEP also helps students develop personally and professionally so they are better prepared when they enter the professional workforce. To maintain the focus of being degree specific and career oriented, there is a strong effort to develop a supportive community of students, staff, and faculty.

Programs Include:

Summer Engineering Academy

Undergraduate & graduate recruitment

Study groups/Tutoring


Computer/phone facilities

Summer jobs/internships/co-ops

Financial aid advising

Funding for ESC and MEP clubs

Permanent placement through industry partnership

Jenny Mills    (520) 621-6032

Schedules appointments for Associate Dean Baygents.

Processes key receipts for student clubs who have offices in the Engineering Building.

Does Request for Services, and Requests to Dispose of Property.  Also for student clubs who have offices in the Engineering Building.

Collects money for ESC t-shirts, Tau Beta Pi bents and stoles, Order of the Engineer rings, etc...

Schedules student club meetings for rooms in the Engineering Building, 2nd Floor (the conference room, MEP, the VDC, Rm. 210).

Helps coordinate the Outstanding Senior Luncheons held in the fall and spring semesters.

Cecilia Gaxiola     (520) 621-4018  

Coordinates Homecoming Tent on UA Mall

Maintains student records, Dean's List, class ranking

Coordinates CoE Commencement (date, location, etc.)

Provides notary service

If Jenny Mills is gone/not at her desk, Cecilia can help you!

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