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Senior Undergraduate Academic Advisor


  • My job is to help guide students through their academic journey towards graduation! I can help connect you to resources within the department, college and university that students will use throughout their undergraduate career.
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What I enjoy about working for CU Boulder

I enjoy helping students realize their passions and potential throughout the university experience. I believe the solutions to many dilemmas presently faced by society may be rooted in the thoughtful and intentional educations of future engineers. I look forward to providing guidance to students during this time growth and challenge and helping them find paths to achieving their goals.


    Hailing from Houston, I graduated from The University of Texas with a degree in mechanical engineering. I moved to Colorado and worked as a field service engineer throughout the Rocky Mountain region. After some time in industry, I returned to my true passion of higher education and worked as the undergraduate program manager for University of Colorado Denver’s bioengineering program, and earned my master’s in Education and Human Development as well. I enjoy travel, photography, knitting, and spending time with my daughter in Colorado’s great outdoors!

    Contact Kate Seppala

    The best way to reach me is via email. Appointments are available through Buff Portal Advising. Academic advisors are always busiest at the beginning of a semester as well around registration time. We look forward to working with students throughout the entire year, though scheduling appointments especially during these busy times makes the process easier for everyone.