Academic Advising for World Languages and Cultures (WLC)

World Langauges and Cultures is pleased to welcome Freddy León as our new advisor for all on-campus programs and Spanish Ecampus.  To make an appointment with our WLC advisor, follow this link: https// and select Freddy under the School of Language, Culture and Society.

Prospective Ecampus students should contact an Ecampus Enrollment Services representative for information about our online programs. You can call 1-800-667-1465, visit the Ecampus website, or request information online.
Newly Admitted Ecampus students must complete the following steps prior to requesting their initial advising appointment with Nobuko Wingard (French) or Freddy León (Spanish) or Adela Hall (German):
·       Set up OSU Network ID (ONID)
·       Complete Online Orientation
·       Once you've completed your orientation, schedule your advising appointment with Nobuko Wingard (French) at or with Adela Hall (German) at or Freddy León at (Spanish).
*Please review the Ecampus Newly Admitted Student information or contact Ecampus Student Services ( if you have questions about this process*
Current Oregon State students will work with Freddy León to navigate university language requirements as well as language major and minor requirements. 
  • Language majors must meet with their major advisor during spring quarter for advising and to receive a registration PIN for the following academic year.  
  • In addition to language advising, students should meet with their College of Liberal Arts advisor for advising related to the Liberal Arts and Baccalaureate Core requirements.

To declare a language minor or major, contact the College of Liberal Arts advising office.

Study Abroad Planning!

Students with previous training or experience in a second language who do not have advanced placement or college credit are required to take a Second Language Assessment before enrolling in a language course. The placement test for most languages is completely online and can be taken anytime. No proctor is required. To request access to the placement exam contact the main office of the World Languages and Cultures Program, 210 Kidder Hall, 541-737-2146 or Students will need to provide their OSU ID number.

Students without previous training or experience in a second language are highly encouraged to complete their second language requirement in their freshman year as only a limited number of seats are available and courses fill quickly. World Languages cannot guarantee accommodation and on-time graduation for students delaying the completion of their language requirement. 

Ecampus students may contact Helen Wilhelm in World Languages and Cultures,, for information, a testing link and access code. You will need to provide your OSU ID. If you do not know your OSU ID number, please contact the Registrar if you are a current student: or Admissions, if a new student:


Advisor Contact List: 

All general language advising, contact the College of Liberal Arts advising office.

Latin American Affairs Certificate: Juan Antonio Trujillo

Language in Culture Certificate: Juan Trujillo and Joan Gross (Anthropology)