The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving rapidly across the United States. Please see for the most up-to-date campus information.

All Linguistics Department faculty, lecturers, graduate students, language program instructors and staff are now working remotely and all Spring 2020 linguistics and language courses will be offered online. The physical facilities are closed. View student resources for Spring 2020 term here.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Department of Linguistics
9500 Gilman Drive #0108
La Jolla, CA 92093-0108
Telephone:  858-822-2711 | Fax:  858-534-4789

Campus Location

Applied Physics and Mathematics Building (AP&M)
Muir College Campus


Linguistics Language Program (LLP)

LLP General Information

Rachel Pekras
AP&M 3101

Tel: 858-822-2711 | Fax: 858-534-4789

Position Open
AP&M 3202

Tel: 858-534-3605 | Fax: 858-534-4789

Current UC San Diego Students: Virtual Advising Center (Department: Linguistics)
Prospective Students:

LLP Academic Coordinators

American Sign Language (ASL)
Peggy Lott

Stephanie Gaillard

German & Italian
Elke Riebeling

Alicia Muñoz Sánchez

LLP Lecturers



Director, Linguistics Language Program

Professor Grant Goodall

Linguistics Language Lab & Library

Department Librarian

Rosa M. Alvarez Obando
AP&M 3432
Tel: 858-534-0693 | Fax: 858-534-4789

Heritage Language Program (HLP)