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Questions about the Spanish Major and Spanish Minor should be directed to . Additional questions about the Spanish Minor can be directed to Professor . Together, they will help keep you on track toward your degree and will work with you to navigate co-curricular opportunities. 

Spring 2021 Advising (1/19-1/22)

  • Drop/Add Advising Availability: 9:00-11:30 AM and 1:30-3:30 PM EST
  • Go to dropins.la.psu.edu during the above hours. (link will be active during drop/add only)   

Note: Drop/Add advising hours are virtual this spring and on a drop-in only basis (no appointments are available) 

Spring 2021 Advising (Beginning 1/25)

  • Schedule in Starfish: http://starfish.psu.edu/
  • Students can view availability and schedule an advising appointment via Starfish. 15-minute quick question advising appointments (ideal for Minors or quick questions) and 30-minute advising appointments will be conducted virtually this spring. Appointments are on a rolling basis so please check back if you are seeking to schedule an appointment further ahead into the semester.  

Contact Information and Offices

Becky Cross - Student Services Assistant

Email Address: rlc21@psu.edu
Office Address: 442 Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 863-5417

Advising roles

  • Basic (001, 002, 003) and Intermediate course placement questions
  • Proficiency testing questions
  • Evaluation of basic/intermediate level transfer credits

Dr. Joseph Bauman - Undergraduate Officer, Associate Teaching Professor of Spanish

Email Address: jrb922@psu.edu
Office Address: 140 Burrowes
Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m., Thursdays 1:30-3:00 p.m., and by appointment.
Office Phone: (814) 865-1171

Advising roles

  • Orientation to various Spanish major options
  • Course planning for Spanish minor
  • Study abroad advising for Spanish major and minor
  • Pre-departure agreements
  • Course substitutions for overseas classes

Susana García Prudencio - Director, Spanish Basic and Intermediate Language Programs

Email Address: 
Office Address: 158 Burrowes
Office Hours: Mondays 8:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesdays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Office Phone: (814) 863-9473

Advising roles


Jen Sholtis - Academic Adviser

Email Address:Office Address: 160B Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 863-8074

Advising Roles

  • Spanish major/minor planning; major declaration
  • Italian minor planning
  • Study abroad – general planning

Drop-in advising

Please use my drop-in hours (versus a half-hour appointment slot) for:

  • Audit substitutions
  • Other issues that can be addressed in 10-15 minutes

Drop-in hours*

  • Tuesday, January 19th through Friday, January 22nd     
  • 9:00-11:30 AM and 1:30-3:30 PM EST
  • Go to dropins.la.psu.edu during the above hours. (link will be active during drop/add only) 
  • Note: Drop/Add advising hours are virtual this spring and on a drop-in only basis (no appointments are available) 

Appointments

Please make an appointment if you need help with:

  • your next semester schedule (language pre-majors and majors)
  • concurrent major planning (feasibility, courses needed)
  • academic difficulty
  • Faculty Senate petitions (retroactive withdrawal or registration, etc.)

Spring 2021 Advising Availability after drop/add week (Beginning 1/25)

  • Schedule in Starfish: http://starfish.psu.edu/
  • If I am your assigned adviser you can find me on your home page (“My Success Network”).  If I am not your assigned adviser, type “Sholtis” into the Search bar and that should take you to my profile page where you can click on “Schedule Appointment” to view my availability.