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ICS Graduate Student Affairs Office

The primary focus of the ICS Graduate Student Affairs Office is to assist students and faculty with University policies, procedures and requirements related to ICS academic programs. The graduate staff coordinates the graduate admissions process, fellowships and the graduate student review. It also handles the various forms and administrative functions relating to graduate students. 

Contact Information


Monday thru Thursday: 1 - 3:30pm (remote and in-person)

Friday: 1 - 3:30pm (remote only)

ICS Graduate Counselors are here to help with any questions or concerns you may have. We would love to meet with you. To book an appointment with an ICS Graduate Counselor, please email the corresponding program you are in or interested in below with the subject line “Appointment Request - Remote” or “Appointment Request - In-person.” You are also more than welcome to contact our phone line at (949) 824-5156 to request an appointment.

M.S. & Ph.D. students:

MCS students:

MSWE students:

MHCID students:

MDS students:

General Office

Phone: (949) 824-5158

Fax: (949) 824-4163

Mailing Address: Donald Bren School Student Affairs, ICS Building, Suite 352, Irvine, CA 92697-3430

Graduate Student Affairs Staff

Kristine Bolcer – Director of Graduate Student Affairs

Leslie Walsh –  Graduate Counselor

Majde Al Salibi –  Graduate Counselor

Lumen Hwang – Instructional Support Manager

Madhu Reddy – Associate Dean for Graduate Student Affairs
Please contact the Associate Dean for Graduate Student Affairs at to discuss concerns (not related to specific academic advising), or share your thoughts and recommendations about any aspect of the ICS graduate program.