Michelle Brooks serves as the Academic Advisor & Student Support Coordinator for all
graduate students in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Students may contact
Michelle at any point, from an initial interest in our program to graduating with
their degree. Although each graduate student in the program has a faculty advisor who oversees the
student's research progress, the Department also has a Graduate Student Advisor to
provide personalized academic, professional, and career guidance.
Specific Academic Advisor duties include:
- Registration issues
- Graduation information and deadlines
- Graduate School policies and procedures
- Scheduling a room for defense and submission of defended manuscripts
- Student progress tracking from admission to graduation
- Change of Graduate Classification: MS to PhD
- Comprehensive Exam
- Committee on Doctoral Advancement
- Graduate Student Guide
- Thesis Requirements
Michelle Brooks has an open-door advising policy for students to stop by and speak about their progress or ask questions, etc. If you would prefer to schedule an appointment to ensure availability, click on the link above next to Michelle's photo.
University of Utah's Advisor Mission Statement:
As educators and problem solvers, we advocate for students as they navigate their personal journey of higher education and attain their academic goals. Through inclusion and connection, we open doors to new opportunities for self-awareness and growth, empowering students to define their roles as citizens within local and global communities.