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Graduate Academic Advising

Academic advising staff is available in the Latin American Studies office to provide advice and answers to questions about the graduate program. By consulting with advisors, new and current students can obtain answers to policy and procedural questions on a variety of topics, including the following:

  • Admission to the Graduate program
  • Credit for Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • Requirements and Courses
  • Planning Quarterly Course Schedules
  • Language Requirements
  • Clearance to Enroll in a Course
  • Petitions
  • Preparing to graduate

Upon admission to the graduate program, students are required to meet with an advisor in the Latin American Studies office to plan a program of study. The program plan may be revised in subsequent years; however, revisions involving curricular requirements require the approval of an advisor. As the department may make course and/or curricular changes periodically, it is important that students consult with a graduate advisor on an annual basis.

One-on-one Advising appointments 

Current graduate students & prospective graduate student:

If you have any questions or concerns, please book and appointment with the program graduate avisor: 

Luciana Marcos Laberge


Prospective Students

For questions regarding the graduate program, you can also send your quesion to our office via email at  


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Current Students

For questions regarding undergraduate advising please use Virtual Advising Center.

An advisor will respond to you within 1-3 business days. All questions must be submitted through VAC, not through email.