Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Advising

Senior Academic Adviser

Nikola Rajic, nrt@austin.utexas.edu

Advising Appointments

Due to rising concern over COVID-19, academic advising staff are currently working remotely.

The Academic Advisor is available through Zoom (video) and phone appointments, Monday through Friday from 9am to 11:30am and from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Please schedule your advising appointment at least one day in advance. 

If you schedule a Zoom appointment, you will receive a link via email that will allow you to join the appointment at the scheduled time.  

If you schedule a phone appointment, your advisor will call you at your scheduled appointment time.  

Please click HERE to schedule a Zoom or phone appointment.

NOTE: Please leave specific questions in the comments section when making an appointment and make sure you receive a confirmation email.

The Academic Advisor advises prospective and current majors, removes advising bars, reviews degree audits, assists with course selection, processes undergraduate advising paperwork (including declarations of major, profile change requests, petitions for degree modification, etc.), pre-advises majors interested in study-abroad programs, discusses career exploration, and coordinates various departmental scholarships.

Undergraduate Honors Advisor

Chiu-Mi Lai, cmlai@austin.utexas.edu

WCH 4.114

The Undergraduate Honors Advisor oversees the Honors program, accepts applications for the Honors program, advises students on developing an appropriate thesis topic, assists students in selecting a Senior Thesis advisor, accepts completed Senior Theses, and discusses graduate programs and career options with students. The Undergraduate Advisor does not review degree audits or advise students on degree plan requirements.