New Students

Please contact Sandra Trapani (, chair of the Department of Language and Cultural Studies.

Language Majors or Minors

You will be assigned an advisor based on your language of study. The person listed next to the subject of your inquiry will further assist you.


Language Advising
American Sign Language Sandra Trapani 
English for Academic Purposes Sandra Trapani
French Violaine White
Japanese Amy Michael
Spanish Martha Caeiro
Other Advising Needs
Arts and Sciences Advising Sarah Klekamp
Bachelor of Science in Education / Teaching Certification ShaQuina White 
Placement Test Jim Karslake
Sandra Trapani 
Tutoring Jim Karslake
UMSL Study Abroad Programs Annie Hyde