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Chicano and Latino Studies Virtual Office Notice

April 10, 2020

Chicano and Latino Studies COVID-19 Response

As part of the directives from University of Minnesota president Joan Gabel, the Minnesota Department of Health, and the governor’s office, Chicano and Latino Studies is now running a virtual office environment.

All faculty, staff, and instructors are required to work remotely unless their job physically requires them to be on campus.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation will remain the same: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30pm. All department staff can be reached via email during these times.


If there is an emergency, you can reach the Administrative Manager, Angela Boutch at (763) 221-9443.

Office Operations

Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria, Office Manager


Lauren Sietsema, Financial Preparer


Angela Boutch, Administrative Manager

Graduate Program

Amarin Chanthorn, Curriculum Specialist

Undergraduate Program

Amarin Chanthorn, Curriculum Specialist

Instruction is Now Online

Beginning March 18 and through the end of the spring 2020 semester, in-person instruction on all University campuses is suspended. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your instructor.


Events have either been postponed, canceled, or moved online. Please see the individual event pages for details.

University of Minnesota Public Health Information