Department of Germanic Studies

Undergraduate Advising Office

Undergraduate Advising helps you:

  • explore Germanic Studies as a new major
  • with degree-planning for existing majors
  • discuss post-graduation plans
  • learn about Germanic Studies courses and faculty
  • navigate university policies and procedures



Undergraduate Academic Advisor:  Heather Peterson

  • The Undergraduate Academic Advisor assists students with degree plans, course registration issues, academic and career goals, university policies and procedures, and campus resources.
  • BEN 2.108 (Office currently closed)


Advising Appointments

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

  • Heather Peterson is available through Zoom (audio/video with shared screen) for German/GSD major long-term planning (45-minute session) by APPOINTMENT, Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm.
  • For Walk-In Advising (quick/general questions, 15-minute max Zoom session, no appointment necessary), please refer to the WALK-IN CALENDAR for availability.
  • Appointments are not scheduled via email.
  • Please leave specific questions when making your appointment and be sure to check that you receive a confirmation email containing your Zoom link for the meeting.



Faculty Undergraduate Advisor:  Dr. K. Alex Fulk

  • Available to assist students with questions pertaining to course content, department faculty, or GER placement exams.
  • Please email him to schedule an appointment.