Virtual Office Information

Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Welcome! In the event that our office is not accessible, we ask that you refer to the resources below:

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Please know that some petitions may need to be submitted to the School of Engineering and Applied Science for School-level approval. The decision will be sent to you via e-mail and you will also be notified if your petition needs the School-level approval. For example, if you want to take a leave of absence, you would use the School of Engineering’s “Leave of Absence Request” and then it will be sent to the department for approval.

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MEAM Front Desk and General Information:

  • For general questions or questions about mail, packages, printing and shipping, contact Administrative Coordinator Jonathan Singleton (phone 215-746-1818)
    • Drop-in office hours: Mondays, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; Fridays, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.; meeting link here
  • access the MEAM Staff Directory
  • For appointments with the Chair of the Department, or all other inquiries, please contact Allison Arfaa, Associate Director for MEAM at For urgent matters please call 215-898-2770.
    • Drop-in office hours: Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.; meeting link here

For more information about operations throughout the School, visit Penn Engineering’s Coronavirus Impact page.