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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:

Advisors              intsadvising@tamu.edu

Faculty                 individual faculty email addresses can be found in the faculty directory.

General               intsbusiness@tamu.edu

Phone:  979-845-2124

 

Advising

  • 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 https://tamu.zoom.us.
  • Since available appointments will be limited, we ask that any quick questions be sent via email (intsadvising@tamu.edu) 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 November 10th, 5:00 pm deadline should submit their Q-drop form at the following link: http://tx.ag/acadqdropform. 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 sborden@tamu.edu or daniella.stratta@tamu.edu.

 

Fall 2020 course descriptions

Information about Fall 2020 courses and course descriptions are available online.

 

Language tutoring

Language tutors will be available via virtual tutoring sessions.

 

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.
  • You will be put 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.

Further instructions will be posted as soon as the new system is in place.