Students in the Asian studies programs can see Arts Academic Advisors and specific program advisors depending on their inquiry.

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Asian Studies Undergraduate Advisor

Contact Information:

Drop-in Advising is offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1-3 pm (PT) in Room 602 of the Asian Centre or via Zoom. Other times available by appointment.*

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 642 1636 7226
Passcode: 421108

Chinese Language Program Director

Dr. Qian Wang
Asian Centre Room 219

Office hours:
Online via Zoom; by appointment

Chinese Placement Advising

Xinxin Wu

Online office hours:
Wednesdays 5pm-6pm or by appointment

Location: Zoom
Meeting ID: 684 1541 8683
Passcode: 204959

Japanese Language Program Director

Dr. Rebecca Chau
Asian Centre Room 215

Office hours:
Thursdays 2p.m. – 3 p.m. or by appointment

Japanese Placement Advising

Ihhwa Kim
Aud. Annex B 207

Office hours:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. or by appointment

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