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 - 3:30 pm (remote and in-person)

Friday: 1 - 3:30 pm (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: gcounsel@ics.uci.edu

MCS students: mcs@ics.uci.edu

MSWE students: mswe@ics.uci.edu

MHCID students: mhcid@ics.uci.edu

MDS students: mds@ics.uci.edu

General Office E-mailgcounsel@ics.uci.edu

Phone: (949) 824-5158

Fax: (949) 824-4163

Mailing Address: ICS Graduate Student Affairs, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, ICS 2 200, UCI, CA, 92697

Holiday Hours

Nov 22 - walk-ins 2-3:30 pm only, no professional programs walk-ins

Nov 23 - no walk-ins, all programs

Nov 24 - 25 (Closed for Thanksgiving break)

Dec 6 - no professional programs walk-ins or appts

Dec 7 - office closure at 12 pm

Dec 8 - no professional programs walk-ins or appts

Dec 16 - office closure at 11 am

Dec 22 - office closure at 12 pm

Dec 23 - Jan 2 (Closed for Winter Break)

Graduate Student Affairs Staff

Kristine Bolcer – Director of Graduate Student Affairs

Leslie Vazquez - Student Services Advisor

Majde Al Salibi –  Graduate Counselor

Leslie Walsh –  Graduate Counselor

Geraldine Duenas –  Graduate Counselor, Professional Programs

Lumen Russell – Instructional Support Manager

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