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 Advising Coordinator: Lia Haisley liah@austin.utexas.edu

Advising Appointments

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

Academic Advisors are available through Zoom (video) and phone appointments, Monday though Friday from 9am to 11:30am and from 1:00pm to 4:30pm.  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.

We do not schedule appointments 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
hpelletier@austin.utexas.edu
HRH 3.112A
512-471-7470

Faculty Advisor for Italian: Guy Raffa
guyr@utexas.edu
HRH 3.104A
512-232-5492


  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800
    512-471-5531