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.

To schedule an advising appointment, please contact the HCDE Office by email at hcdehelp@uw.edu or by phone at (206) 543-2567.

HCDE Advisors

Alex Llapitan

Academic Counselor, Senior
Undergraduate Program
alex310@uw.edu // 206.221.6230

Kathleen Rascon

Academic Counselor, Senior
Master's and Certificate Program
khorenst@uw.edu // 206.543.4257

Pat Reilly

Student Services Manager
PhD Program
hcde-grad@uw.edu // 206.543.1798


Faculty Advisors

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

Andrew Davidson, Senior Lecturer
Faculty Undergraduate Advisor
Faculty member and advisor for current and prospective undergraduate students.

Elizabeth Sanocki, Senior Lecturer
Faculty Master's and Certificate Advisor
Faculty Internship Advisor
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.

Jennifer Turns, Professor
Faculty Doctoral Advisor
Faculty member and advisor for current and prospective PhD students.