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FAQs

What are the Department of Modern Languages Office Hours?

The office hours are as follows:

  • Monday through Friday: 08:30AM - 05:00PM
  • NOTE: Please check FIU's academic calendar for university closures.

How do I declare (or change) my major, second major, second Bachelor's Degree, or minor?

Please print the Change of Major Form and bring it in to the Department. The Department staff will assist you in filling out the form properly and will submit it to the Registrar's office.

How can I make an advising appointment?

Please review the faculty member's office location, office hours, and email address on the Faculty Page on the Department website. If you can not see them during their office hours please email them to schedule an appointment for an alternative time.

I am interested in taking an online course, but have never taken one before. What is an online course like?

For an online course demo, please CLICK HERE.

Can I take language courses without being a Degree Seeking student?

Yes, students can enroll as Non-Degree Seeking students and enroll in courses. Applications are accepted until the end of the Add/Drop period. Please visit the Enrollment Services website for the application and more information.

How can I take courses at FIU while attending another State of Florida university? Can these credits be transferred?

Students attending other institutions are welcome to take classes at Florida International University while they are home for the summer or any other time. Since these students plan to transfer classes from FIU back to their Home Institution, they are classified as “transients” by the State of Florida.

For more information on becoming a transient student, please visit the Enrollment Services website.

How do I obtain a copy of the class schedule, important deadlines, financial aid or tuition information, my unofficial transcripts, and other forms?

Please visit the Office of the Registrar's website.

What is an upper-division course?

Courses at the 3000 or 4000 level are upper division.

How can I arrange a campus tour?

Tours are available at both Modesto Maidique Campus and Biscayne Bay campuses. The tour lasts approximately one hour and includes an information session with an admissions counselor. For more information on campus tours, please CLICK HERE.