Advising Office
Phone: 612-624-9348

Academic Advisors
Natalie Wharton
Maryanne Williams Smoczyk

Make a Google Hangout or Phone Appointment

Spanish and Portuguese Studies appointments will be held via Google Hangout or phone. Available appointments can be seen on our calendar page. If you elect the phone option, we will call you from a restricted/private phone number. If you can not find an available appointment time, please email

Spanish Studies minors are not declared during individual advising appointments. View dates and times for minor-declaration sessions. 

View our calendar to find an available advising appointment

Zoom drop-in hours

Drop-ins will be held via Zoom during specific times. Students must have either installed the Zoom for Meetings Desktop App or the Zoom Mobile App in order to attend drop-in hours. Drop-in hours will be updated weekly.

During drop-in hours, go to our Zoom site and enter the waiting room. An advisor will meet with students in order of how they entered the waiting room.

Friday, January 21st:  9:00 am-10:00 am & 1:30 pm-2:00 pm

Monday, January 24th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Tuesday, January 25th: 10:00 am-12:00 pm &1:30 pm-2:45 pm
Wednesday, January 26th: 1:30-4:00 pm
Thursday, January 27th: 8:30 am-11:30 am
Friday, January 28th:  9:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Ambassadors

Our Student Ambassadors work closely with the advising office and are charged with developing and implementing community-building activities for our majors and minors. They can be reached at Look for their events on our Student Ambassador calendar!