Sofi Alarcon

Academic Advisor for Design

Sofia Alarcon (she/her, goes by Sofi) is the Academic Advisor for the Department of Design. She meets with and advises all of the undergraduate students in Design for their degree planning and class registration. She also advises both freshmen and transfer students during summer orientation.

Sofi is a UT graduate and received a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2017. She spent much of her time in college working with and leading student organizations that empower underrepresented students in STEM. After graduating she worked as an Environmental Consultant for two years but her passion for equity in higher education and helping students led her back to UT in the role of academic advising. In her free time, she enjoys playing and reviewing videogames, watching and performing improv comedy, traveling, and spending time with friends. She is a fan of musicals, animated series, scary movies, indie games, and considers herself a mechanical keyboard enthusiast. 

How she can help you: Contact Sofi if you are a Design student with questions about your degree plan or what classes you should register for.

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