Advising

To discuss your initial interest in joining the major, plan how to meet the critical tracking requirements, or change your major, please visit or contact:

Academic Advising Center
Farrior Hall
100 Fletcher Drive
advisor@advising.ufl.edu
352-392-1521

International Studies Program advisors are available to plan the content of your major, discuss your specific areas of interest, career focus, and degree progress. Advisors are also interested in any ideas, initiatives or concerns you may have regarding the program.

The International Studies Program is located in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Programs:
UF International Center (inside the Hub)
1765 Stadium Road
Rooms 146/7

Fall 2017 Office Hours and Contact Information

  • Dr. Matt Jacobs, Director and Undergraduate Coordinator of the International Studies Program, advises students in the Middle East, Latin American & Caribbean, Asia and Africa tracks.

    • Office hours: Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30; or by appointment
    • mjacobs@ufic.ufl.edu
    • (352) 273-4439
    • UF International Center, Room 147
  • Paloma Rodriguez, Associate Director and Academic Coordinator of the International Studies Program, is available to advise students on degree process, major requirements and coursework.

    • Office hours: Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 and Wednesdays, 9:00-11:00; or by appointment
    • prodriguez@ufic.ufl.edu
    • (352) 294-3334
    • UF International Center, Room 146
  • Lisa Booth, Executive Director of the Center for European Studies, is available to advise students in the Europe track.

    • Office hours: By appointment only
    • lbooth@ufl.edu
    • (352) 294-7152
    • Center for European Studies, 3324A Turlington Hall

Additional Regional Advising

The Undergraduate Coordinators in the Center for African Studies and Center for Latin American Studies can provide additional regional advising to Africa and Latin America & Caribbean track students. Please email them directly to schedule an appointment or to inquire about their office hours.

  • Dr. Todd Leedy, Associate Director, Center for African Studies: tleedy@africa.ufl.edu
  • Nathalia Ochoa, Program Coordinator, Center for Latin American Studies: nochoa@latam.ufl.edu

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