For prospective students, admissions into any of our undergraduate programs is solely handled by UCLA admissions. The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures does not handle any aspect of the undergraduate admission process. For more information, please visit UCLA Undergraduate Admissions webpage.

For current UCLA students who would like to declare a Near Eastern Languages and Cultures major, please contact the Student Affairs Officer, Tiffany Chen, at

** Please note for September 2022- January 2023, Tiffany will be out on maternity leave, please contact Jessika Herrera at for assistance.**