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INTS Updates

General information on the current situation surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) that is specific to the Department of International Studies will be posted here.

Main office

Although the INTS department remains open, as of Friday, March 20, at 5:00 pm, the Academic Building is closed and only accessible to faculty, staff, and other authorized personnel. The best way to contact members of the department is through email:


Faculty                 individual faculty email addresses can be found in the faculty directory on the faculty directory page


Phone:  979-845-2124



  • Academic advisors are available during regular business hours for remote/virtual advising through Zoom or, if needed, by phone. Virtual advising appointments can be made in Navigate, which can be accessed through Howdy under the My Record tab. Information on how to connect to Zoom at the time of your appointment will be sent in your appointment confirmation and reminder emails under “Additional Details”. You can access Zoom through TAMU at
  • Since available appointments will be limited, we ask that any quick questions be sent via email ( so that students who need more in-depth advising assistance can access appointment times. When requesting advising assistance via email, please be sure to use your TAMU email address, and include your full name and UIN so that we can review your record as needed.
  • Students wishing to Q-drop classes by the April 24th, 5:00 pm deadline should submit their Q-drop form at the following link: You will receive an email from an advisor once your course has been Q dropped, or if additional information is needed prior to dropping your course. Other forms that need an advisor’s signature can be sent via email to or


Fall 2020 course descriptions

Fall course descriptions are available and can be found here.


Summer 2020 courses

Summer course descriptions are available and can be found here.


Language tutoring

Language tutoring will be available for virtual tutoring sessions. More information is available here.


Placement tests

  • The department has suspended regular placement testing at this time. If you are a currently registered student and require a placement test in order to register for Summer or Fall 2020 classes, please contact an advisor:
  • We will put you in contact with a faculty member for a provisional language test (conducted via Zoom or over the phone) so that you can register for classes.
  • All students who are placed into language classes through these provisional placements will be required to take a formal placement exam (online) before classes start.

We will post instructions as soon as we have that new system up and running.