Academic Advising Changes

We now have three advisors advising for all International & Area Studies programs, including International Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, and Middle East Studies.

You may make appointments with any of the advisors by booking from the new advising page. You are expected to come on time and prepared. Thank you for your patience as we transition!

International & Area Studies Advisors:

Ashley Glenn

Kellie Hubbard

Caitlin McDonald



For email questions, please email us at Emails should be professional and respectful, and include:

  1. Full name
  2. uNID
  3. Major (BA or BS) or minor and area of emphasis
  4. Detailed requests, questions, and explanations

For any course approval process for courses not on the approved list, you must include a complete list of the course numbers and names, along with syllabi for each course and what requirement you believe the courses should fulfill.

For updates to your DARS report, please fill out our DARS Update Request form. When you generate a DARS to see if all classes come up in the major or minor, remember to always generate it for your catalog year (the year in which you declared).


The Andean Cosmovision: An Ancient Path to a New Reality

October 28, 2:00pm at OSH 336

Gordon lecture poster.

Regina José Galindo Lecture

November 5, 4:30pm at ART 158

The lecture will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous translation.

Artist Regina José Galindo

Global Spotlight: Peru

Inagural Celebration

Utah Valley University is hosting a variety of events this semester that focus on Peru. If you're interested in the culture, history, food or art of this beautiful country, be sure to check it out! Click here for more information.


¿Te gusta el tequila?

Read all about it in our own Marie Sarita Gaytán's new book, ¡Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico. Check out the link here for a description, or click the image!

Gaytán's book on tequila


Earn a scholarship to study in Brazil!

The Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) is accepting applications through November 15 for a $1,500 scholarship to travel to Brazil. If you're interested, click here for all the information.


Important undergraduate dates & deadlines:

September 29th: Spring 2015 schedule published

October 24th: Last day to withdraw from classes

November 1st: Spring graduation application deadline


Global Utah

See why Latin American Studies matters as much locally as it does globally.

Welcome our new faculty for 2014!

We have new instructors starting this fall! Click here to see who they are.

2014 UROP research on Latin America

Undergraduate students have worked with U of U professors to complete research projects on Latin American topics. Follow the link to view their projects!


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Last Updated: 10/24/14