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Online Learning Graduate Program 

Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering
Online Learning Graduate Program
Richardson Bldg, Room 407/3116 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3116

Phone: 979-845-9385
Fax: 979-845-1307

Online Learning Staff

Maria Barrufet

Director (copy Laura Hall,, on emails to Dr. Barrufet)

Dr. Barrufet oversees the online learning program.

Mary Lu Epps

Learning Management System Coordinator

Ms. Epps oversees the certificate program within the distance learning program. She also sets up defenses, handles inquiries, e-campus courses and assists faculty and other instructors.

Laura Hall

Program Specialist II

Ms. Hall is the assistant to the online learning program director. She handles issues regarding registration, graduation, degree plans, and defenses. She also deals with problems, concerns, and inquiries related to the online learning program.

Additional Staff

Computer Support

The computer support staff assist with technology and computer problems, and with Mediasite issues.

Eleanor Schuler

Senior Administrative Coordinator I

Ms. Schuler works in the petroleum graduate program office. She assists both campus and distance learning students with questions about the graduate application process.


Report any technical problems with your course files, such as sound, video, poor resolution, etc., to:

Mediasite -
and copy us on the email -