Department Undergraduate Advising

The Department has an Undergaduate Advising Specialist who can meet with you. To make an appointment with an undergraduate advisor, go online to Jayhawk GPS, call 785-864-2834, or go to Summerfield Hall room 315.

After declaring a Spanish major, you will be assigned a faculty advisor and given their contact information. If you forget who your faculty advisor is, you can always check the notes in the myKU Portal from your major declaration appointment to see who your advisor is. You can get to these notes by logging in, clicking on the advising tap, and clicking on the appointment not for the date you declared your major.

General Dept. Undergraduate Advisor

  • Mikhayla Sheeley


Dept. Undergraduate Advisor:

Advising Appointment Preparation

Make sure to have the following details prepared for your advising appointment:

  • your current DPR checklist
  • a list of questions and concerns
  • an idea of what classes you would like to take next semester.

The Department offers a variety of regular and accelerated courses leading to proficiency in Spanish and Portuguese. Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced undergraduate courses in grammar, composition, conversation, literature and culture are offered every semester on campus and in summer study abroad programs in Costa Rica, Argentina, Spain and Brazil. Advanced placement for work completed in high school may be granted; consult with Admissions and the Department for current information. For information on retroactive credit, please contact the main office of the Department. 

Read more about Advanced Placement

To get your credits for a SIP or non-KU study abroad program approved, please speak with an advisor. To make an appointment, go online to Jayhawk GPS, call 785-864-2834, or go to Summerfield Hall room 315. Bring a paper copy of the course description or syllabus for each course you hope to have approved. Approvals typically take one week.