Interested in Meeting with an Advisor for Near Eastern Studies?

During the academic year (Fall and Winter terms) the department requires that students use the LS&A Online Advising Calendar to schedule advising appointments.

Fall 2014 advising will begin on Monday, September 8 and end on Friday, December 5. Winter 2015 advising will begin on Monday, January 12 and end on Friday, April 17. Please plan accordingly when needing to see an NES advisor. Appointments at the beginning and end of the term tend to fill up early. 

To access the calendar, click here.

Please note, scheduling summer (May through early August) advising appointments is done by contacting the department directly at 734.764.0314.


Have a quick advising question? Email

Information Sessions

Wondering about the academic programs available within NES and whether to declare a major or minor? Attend an information session! Information sessions are scheduled regularly throughout the year to help students answer basic questions about the major, minors, and extra-curricular opportunities within the department. Undergraduates at all levels and with varying backgrounds are welcome to attend.


Thursday, March 12 -- 12:00-1:00pm Cancelled-- But we invite you to come April 2!

Location: 2022 South Thayer Building (second floor) 


Thursday, April 2 -- 6:00-7:00pm

Location: 2022 South Thayer Building (second floor)

RSVP by Monday, March 30 (click here to RSVP)

Notes: Dinner will be provided