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Virtual Information Desk 

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,

Paw Kamjan, Monday - Friday: 358 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,

Click here for current office hours information


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

To contact department faculty and graduate students, please refer to their current semester office hours and contact information available in the "PEOPLE" section of the department's website


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.