Indiana University Bloomington
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Our departmental office is conveniently located in Goodbody Hall 219. We are usually open from 8:00am to 12:00pm, and from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.* Goodbody Hall is located in the old Wells Quadrangle (along with Morrison, Memorial, and Sycamore Halls), near the corner of 3rd Street and Hawthorne. Visitor parking for Goodbody Hall is located at the Atwater Parking Garage.
*Office hours are subject to change. Please contact us before visiting the office, so that we may be able to offer you the best service possible.

The NELC Department would love to hear from you! For general questions and information, please consult this website. If you can't find what you're looking for email us at, or call our main office at (812) 855-5993.

Mailing Address:
Indiana University
Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Goodbody Hall 219
1011 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005

Please feel free to direct general questions to us at the email address or phone number above.
For all other specific questions, please direct your questions to the appropriate departmental contact below.

MAIN OFFICE NUMBER (812) 855-5993

Most requests will need to be submitted in writing. Please consider email as the first line of communication. We typically respond to inquiries within 2 business days.

Will Smith
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Goodbody Hall Room 240
(812) 855-2736
Undergraduate advising, Scheduling visits to campus for prospective students, Undergraduate degree requirements
Stephen Katz
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Goodbody Hall 206
(812) 855-4744
Undergraduate studies, undergraduate admission
Stephen Vinson
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Memorial 019
(812) 856-6736
Graduate studies, scheduling of MA/PhD exams

Connie May
Department Coordinator
Goodbody Hall 214

Supervises NELC office staff, serves as the Chair’s Assistant, responsibility for NELC accounts and payroll.  Serves as Scheduling Officer, facilitates guest speaker and Visiting Scholar visits. Serves as Data Supervisor for the Department. Responsible for NELC Human Resources operations. Coordinates faculty recruitment efforts and serves as the Department’s building representative.

Delgar Woodruff
Graduate Secretary Academic progress, admissions, applications
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