The Department of French and Italian

Undergraduate Advising helps you:

  • explore French or Italian as a new major
  • plan your French or Italian degree
  • plan life after graduation
  • learn about French or Italian courses and faculty

Please direct all advising inquiries to the undergraduate academic advisor.



Undergraduate Academic Advisor: Heather Peterson
BEN 2.108 (Office currently closed)

Advising Appointments

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, academic advisors are currently working remotely.

Heather Peterson is available through Zoom (audio/video with shared screen) for long-term planning (45-minute session) by APPOINTMENT, Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm.  

For Walk-In Advising (15-minute max Zoom session, no appointment necessary), please refer to the WALK-IN CALENDAR for availability.

Appointments are not scheduled via email.

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




Faculty Advisor for French: Heather Pelletier
HRH 3.112A

Faculty Advisor for Italian: Antonella Olson
HRH 2.106B

  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800