SLCL Undergraduate Services 

3070 Foreign Languages Building

All important academic forms, along with complete instructions, for students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) can be found on the LAS website. If you can't find the information or form you're looking for on that page, please contact LAS Student Academic Affairs.

Information about special awards for undergraduate students can be found here.

Academic Advising and Student Administrative Issues
2002 Lincoln Hall
(217) 333-1705

Office of the Registrar

Academic Deadlines




Directors of Undergraduate Study in SLCL, by Department:



Classics, Classical Archaeology, Classical Civilization, Latin, Greek (Ancient & Modern)
Advisor: Daniel Leon, 4047 FLB

Comparative & World Literature

Advisor: Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, 3035 FLB

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Major, minor, secondary education: Shao Dan, 2056 FLB

French & Italian

Major, minor, secondary education: Daniel Maroun, 2004 FLB

Major, minor: Eleonora Stoppino, 2120 FLB

Germanic Languages and Literatures

German Major, minor; Scandinavian Studies minor; Teacher Education: Charles Webster, 3101 FLB


Major, minor: Zach Reed, 3004 FLB
Faculty Advisor: Peter Lasersohn, 4096 FLB

Linguistics + Computer Science:
Major, minor: Zach Reed, 3004 FLB
Faculty Advisor: Roxanna Girju, 3017 FLB,

English as a Second Language
Minor: Zach Reed, 3004 FLB
Faculty Advisor: Randy Sadler, 3054 FLB

Arabic Studies
Minor: Eman Saadah, 4098 FLB, MC-168

Hindi Studies
Minor: Mithilesh Mishra, 4037 FLB

Sub-Sarahan African Languages
Minor: Mary Gathogo, 4101 FLB

Turkish Studies
Minor: Ayse Ozcan,  4114 FLB

Study Abroad ("299 advisors")

See complete list at the bottom of this page.


Major, minor: Rick Layton, 3010 FLB

Spanish & Portuguese

UG advisor: Brady Hughes, 4004 FLB
Director of UG Studies: Ann Abbott, 4006 FLB
Director of Basic Spanish: Melanie Waters, 4090 FLB
Director of Advanced Spanish: Florencia Henshaw, 4017 FLB

UG major, minor: John Karam, 4110 FLB
Director of Basic Portuguese: Raquel Goebel, 4127 FLB

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Russian major, minor, Czech/Slovak: David Cooper, 2014 FLB
Polish: George Gasyna, 3056 FLB



Students must apply for graduation via Enterprise (Web) Student Self-Service. As a graduate of the School as well as of the College of LAS and the University, you are eligible to participate in our special School ceremony. See our Spring 2020 convocation at the link below.

SLCL Convocation

Campuswide Ceremonies