FLAS scholarship applications are now open!

If you're studying a foreign language, then this is your chance to earn a scholarship! Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarships give a generous stipend in addition to covering a portion of your tuition.

More than 15 scholarships are given to students each year, including for study abroad programs. If you're interested in applying, check out our FLAS page for more details.


Academic Advising Changes

We now have three advisors advising for all International & Area Studies programs, including International Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, and Middle East Studies.

You may make appointments with any of the advisors by booking from the new advising page. You are expected to come on time and prepared with a current DARS report. Thank you for your patience as we transition!

International & Area Studies Advisors:

Ashley Glenn

Kellie Hubbard

Caitlin McDonald


For email questions, please email us at Emails should be professional and respectful, and include:

  1. Full name
  2. uNID
  3. Major (BA or BS) or minor and area of emphasis
  4. Detailed requests, questions, and explanations

For any course approval process for courses not on the approved list, you must include a complete list of the course numbers and names, along with syllabi for each course and what requirement you believe the courses should fulfill.

For updates to your DARS report, please fill out our DARS Update Request form. When you generate a DARS to see if all classes come up in the major or minor, remember to always generate it for your catalog year (the year in which you declared).


Attention students:

Beginning Summer 2014, we will be requiring a reflection paper upon completion of your Signature Experience. Click here for details.


Important undergraduate dates & deadlines:

October 24th: Last day to withdraw from classes

November 1st: Spring graduation application deadline



Film Screening: Time & Tide

December 3, 3pm at CTIHB 109

December 4, 6pm at Glendale Middle School

Film Screening


The Asia Center wins prestigious Department of Education grant

The U's Asia Center, in partnership with Brigham Young University, has been awarded a prestigious four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support international education and language study in Utah. Check out the whole story here!

 Global Utah

See why Asian Studies matters as much locally as it does globally.

Student spotlight:

Congratulations to Asian Studies major Garrett Norris, who has received the Critical Language Scholarship for Japanese!

Need to make an appointment with our undergraduate advisor?


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