Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Academic Advising
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Cindy Walter, Academic Specialist
M.A., College and University Administration, Michigan State University;
B.A. Spanish and Communications, Western Michigan University

B-340 Wells Hall
(517) 355-8471




*Fall semester scheduling concerns only!*

August 29th   – September 2nd 

Monday       1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tuesday       No Walk-in Advising

Wednesday  9:30 am – 11:30 am & 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Thursday     9:30 am – 11:30 am & 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Friday          9:30 am – 11:30 am

Regular advising appointments available starting the week of September 5th. Go to msu.campus.eab.com to schedule. Select “Arts and Letters”


Cindy has been an academic advisor at MSU since 2004 and in the Linguistics and Languages Department since 2011. As former language major and study abroad student herself, she really enjoys working with students in the department. Cindy advises undergraduate students in the following majors and minors: Arabic, Chinese, Cognitive Science Minor, German, Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities (GSAH,) Japanese, Korean Minor, Linguistics, Russian, and the TESOL Minor, (regular and teaching.) Over her career in student services, Cindy has also worked in residence life, TRIO programs, study abroad and financial aid. Cindy volunteers with the International Friendship Program that matches MSU international students with American families and friends in the community. As adoptive parent, Cindy is active with adoption advocacy as well.