SLCL School of Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics | University of Illinois

The Gateway to a Global Learning Experience

The Student Services Office provides administrative services to SLCL departments, programs, centers and students, as well as to students from other departments who are enrolled in classes taught by the School faculty and teaching assistants.


Undergraduate Student Services

  • Primary contact for inquiries from prospective/current undergraduate students, SLCL faculty and staff, and Campus personnel in regard to undergraduate student services
  • Primary SLCL undergraduate liaison with LAS and other departmental advisors
  • Coordination of appointments for students with assigned academic advisors
  • Primary contact for undergraduate foreign language placement/proficiency campuswide exams
  • Primary contact for Frances Scheidel Scholarship process
  • Participates in the maintenance and archival of undergraduate student records

Graduate Student Services

  • Admitting new and matriculating graduate students
  • Facilitating written and oral exams, including prelims and dissertation/thesis defenses
  • Communicating academic regulations, processes, and deadlines to students and faculty
  • Processing graduate petitions, degree certifications, dissertation/thesis deposits, and fellowships
  • Serving as primary graduate liaison with the Graduate College and the Office of the Registrar
  • Primary responsibility for maintenance and archival of graduate student records

Manager of SLCL Student Services

Nicolette Elam
Business/Administrative Associate
nelam@illinois.edu
(217) 300-5826

Contact Undergraduate Student Services

3070 Foreign Languages Building
707 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
slclundergradservices@illinois.edu
(217) 244-2725

Deborah L. Kraybill
Office Support Associate
(217) 244-2725
debrice@illinois.edu

Contact Graduate Student Services

3070 Foreign Languages Building
707 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
slclgradservices@illinois.edu
(217) 244-5783

Nicolette Elam
Business/Administrative Associate
(217) 300-5826
nelam@illinois.edu

Robb Larson
Office Support Associate
(217) 244-5783
rolarso@illinois.edu

Lynn M. Stanke
Admissions and Records Officer
(217) 333-6269
stanke@illinois.edu