Declaring your Major or Minor

1. Print a Petition for Major or Minor Declaration: Fill this out to the best of your ability. Be sure to indicate your expected graduation term (EGT) on the petition. Your EGT is visible in your Student Advising Summary or on your MyUCSC Student Portal:]

2. Make an appointment with the Italian Studies Program director to discuss your plans and fill out a Major or Minor Checklist. 

3. Make an appointment with an Italian Studies adviser in the Literature Department in order to review and complete your declaration form. To schedule an advising appointment, visit, send an email to, or call 831-459-4778. You can also stop in at the Literature Department office (Humanities 1, room 303) to sign up for an available time.