Student Services

The Student Services Office provides administrative services to SLCL departments, programs, centers and students, as well as to students from other departments who are enrolled in classes taught by the School of Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics faculty and teaching assistants.

Undergraduate Student Services

  • Primary contact for inquiries from prospective/current undergraduate students, SLCL faculty and staff, and Campus personnel in regard to undergraduate student services
  • Primary SLCL undergraduate liaison with LAS and other departmental advisors
  • Coordination of appointments for students with assigned academic advisors
  • Primary contact for undergraduate foreign language placement/proficiency campus-wide exams
  • Primary contact for Frances Scheidel Scholarship process
  • Participates in the maintenance and archival of undergraduate student records

Graduate Student Services

  • Admitting new and matriculating graduate students
  • Facilitating written and oral exams, including prelims and dissertation/thesis defenses
  • Communicating academic regulations, processes, and deadlines to students and faculty
  • Processing graduate petitions, degree certifications, dissertation/thesis deposits, and fellowships
  • Serving as primary graduate liaison with the Graduate College and the Office of the Registrar
  • Primary responsibility for maintenance and archival of graduate student records
  • List of departmental directors of graduate studies (DGSs) 
Contact Student Services
Undergraduate Student Services
3070 Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
707 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-2725
Graduate Student Services
3070 Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
707 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-5783

Robb Larson
Office Manager
3070 Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
(217) 244-5783 |


Jessy Ruddell
Office Support Specialist
3070B Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
(217) 244-9418 |

Lynn Stanke
Admissions and Records Officer
3070C Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
(217) 333-6269 |