Contact Us

Virtual Information Desk – Fall 2022

The French Department is available and ready to help you! You’ll find a list of common topics below, and you can directly reach out to the Professor listed.

If your question is not included in the list, please reach out to our staff. No matter what the question is, they will help you find the answer!

Office Hours (Staff)

Maggie Kirschner, Monday - Friday: 357 New Cabell Hall, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm,


Questions about the French program?

For answers to your questions about French 1000 through French 2000 classes

or the French Placement exam contact: Professor Karen James, Language Program Director,

First week of the semester:

Monday, 8/22: 3:30-5:00pm

Tuesday, 8/23: 12:00-1:30pm, 3:30-4:30pm

Wednesday, 8/24: 3:30-5:00pm

Thursday, 8/25: 12:00-1:30pm, 3:30-4:30pm


Regular fall semester office hours:

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00-1:30pm

And by appointment, in Cabell 375 or in Zoom 

Please contact me by email ( so that I can send you the Zoom meeting info.




Declaration Forms & Minor Forms

If declaring a major or minor, completing these and bring either a hard copy or electronic copy when you are meeting with your advisor. 


Office Hours 


  • Horne, T/Th 3:30- 5 pm and by appt., NCH 339 
  • Blatt, M 9:30-10:45 and by appt., NCH 335
  • McGrady, T 10:30-11:30 and by appt., NCH 359
  • James, T/Th 12:00-1:30pm and by appt., NCH 375
  • Rey, M/W 10-11am and by appt., NCH 371
  • Hall, MW 11-12 and by appt., NCH 373
  • Lyu, M 5-6pm/ W 12:30-1:30pm, NCH 363,
  • Ogden, M 11-12, W 12:30-1:30, NCH 361
  • Tsien, F 10am-noon in person and by appt., on Zoom, NCH 337
  • Levine, TR 1:45-2:45 (in person) and W 8-9 (zoom) and by appt., NCH 341
  • Roger, W 1-3:00 pm, and by appt., NCH353
  • Krueger, In-person Mondays 5:00-6:00 p.m and Wednesdays 12:30-1:30 (365 NCH); contact me (clk6m) to set up an appointment outside of office hours in person or via Zoom.

Grad Students

  • Cordova, T/Th 9:30-10:30, NCH 344,
  • Nicewonger, Th 9:30-10:30 / F 11-12, NCH 342,
  • Fieger, T 11:00-12:00 and W 10:00-11:00, NCH 342
  • McLean, M 3:30-4:30 PM, W 1-2 PM & by appt., NCH 342
  • Guiziou-Lamour, M 1:00 - 3:00 PM (in person and/or online by appointment), NCH 342



The Department of French is located on the Third Floor of New Cabell Hall (intersection of JPA and Ruppel).

Street Address:

1605 Jefferson Park Avenue
University of Virginia
Department of French
New Cabell Hall, Room 358
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4770

Mailing Address:

Department of French
P.O. Box 400770
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4770

Main Office: New Cabell Hall, Room 358

Parking: Hourly visitor parking available in the Central Grounds Parking Garage on Emmet St.