Department of Germanic Studies

Undergraduate Advising Office

Undergraduate Advising is:

  • the place to go to explore Germanic Studies as a new major
  • for degree-planning for existing majors
  • to discuss post-graduation plans
  • as well as to find out about Germanic Studies courses and faculty


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.


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 to 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 Undergraduate Advisor

Dr. K. Alex Fulk is available to assist undergraduates in the Department of Germanic Studies by appointment. Please email him to set up a time.