Future Students

Speak to an Advisor

The advising staff in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is here to help students through academic guidance and support.

HCDE Advising Staff

Kathleen RasconKathleen Rascon

Director of Academic Services
PhD program, Master's & UCD Certificate programs

Schedule appointment »
khorenst@uw.edu // 206.543.4257

Alex LlapitanAlex Llapitan

Senior Academic Counselor
Undergraduate program, Master's & UCD Certificate programs
Schedule appointment »
alex310@uw.edu // 206.221.6230

For prospective master's and certificate academic advising, please refer to our pre-recorded MS Information Session or sign up for an upcoming live, virtual information session.

Faculty Advisors

If you have specific questions about curriculum or research in our programs, or want further information than our advising staff have provided, contact the relevant faculty listed below.

Brock Craft, Senior Lecturer
Director of HCDE's undergraduate program
bcraft@uw.edu 
Faculty member and advisor for current and prospective undergraduate students.

Tyler Fox, Lecturer
Director of HCDE's Master's and Certificate programs
foxt@uw.edu
Faculty member and advisor for current and prospective MS and User Centered Design (UCD) Certificate students, Graduate Program Coordinator (GPC) for the UW Graduate School.

Sean Munson, Associate Professor
Director of HCDE's PhD program
smunson@uw.edu
Faculty member and advisor for current and prospective PhD students.