Undergraduate Advising

To talk to an adviser, contact the Department of Linguistics or email
You should consult the undergraduate adviser in order to:

  • Explore whether the linguistics major is a good fit for your interests/career goals.
  • Declare or change your major.
  • Put together a degree plan.
  • Discuss resources that can help if you are struggling in your linguistics courses.
  • Apply for Linguistics Departmental Honors.
  • Check your progress towards fulfillment of undergraduate degree requirements.
  • Learn how to get involved in undergraduate research.
  • File an application for graduation.

For more information and current advising hours, see the Linguistics Undergraduate Advising page.

Graduate Advising

For questions about general linguistics MA/PhD programs, you may contact the Graduate Program Coordinator, Toshiyuki Ogihara or the Alternate Graduate Program Coordinator, Barbara Citko at  Please consult the frequently asked questions before contacting the advisers.

For questions about the computational linguistics masters program, please contact Professor Emily Bender at or see the CLMS website.