Welcome back, Broncos! In efforts to keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible, please keep apprised of the university's Safe Return Plan.

Advising - Important Updates!

The global and international studies academic advisor, Kala Willette, returned from maternity leave on Monday, November 2. She will be returning at reduced hours through the remainder of the semester. She will respond to emails, phone calls and other communications as quickly as possible. However, if you have pressing concerns, please feel free to also communicate with GIST director Dr. Susan Pozo by email or telephone, (269) 387-5652.

Face-to-face advising will continue to be suspended until further notice. We will continue to conduct advising appointments via either WebEx video conferencing, which is free with your university email address, or telephone appointments. Please see our advising page to schedule an appointment and to view appointment availability.

GIST advising office hours for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

Walk-in hours have been temporarily suspended due to university policy during the coronavirus outbreak. We will be temporarily be switching to a virtual format to complete all advising appointments. Please note that advising hours have changed, as listed below.

Remote appointments only:

Dr. Susan Pozo: Tuesdays 10 a.m. to noon and Fridays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Kala Willette (after Monday, November 16, 2020): Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m.

Please sign up for an appointment online.

Latinx and Latin American Studies minor - NEW!

The GIST program will be rolling out the new Latinx and Latin American Studies minor this fall 2020. 

Information on available courses

Special topics courses

Spring 2021

Pre-approved elective and focus field course lists

Pre-approved courses for Spring 2021 can be accessed via the button below. Please check the registration schedule to see when you can start enrolling in courses.

 Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

2020-21 Undergraduate catalog

2020-21 catalog

Opportunities with global and international studies

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