Department of Linguistics Remote Office Operations

In order to reduce the risk of exposure to students, staff, and faculty, and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Linguistics is now closed. 

Please note that Linguistics Staff and Faculty are working remotely at this time. Linguistics Staff are also providing services remotely. Email and phone messages are being checked regularly throughout the business day.

− If you are experiencing significant anxiety or other mental health problems, please visit the Counseling Center website or call the health center crisis hot line 541-346-3227.

− For a list of food security resourses, please visit or see the Student Sustainability Center's list of resources

− If you have a large package to deliver, please email Kayla Robinson or call 541-346-3613.

Please use the following contact information for specific questions regarding department operations. 

Graduate students should visit the Graduate School website for updated policies and FAQs:
Other key resources, specific to Graduate Students, include: the CARES Act Grant; Students in Crisis Fund; Graduate Student Assistance Fund; minimum credit enrollment reduction for graduate employees (GEs); extended sick leave policy for GEs; seven-year time-to-degree modifications; final term registration waivers; Graduate School advising and specialized programming; resources for remote learning and teaching; and information specific to international graduate students. Please click here to access these resources.

All students can visit the Dean of Students website for COVID19 updates and resources:

Updates and information about how the University of Oregon is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here:

Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we adapt to this unprecedented situation. 

Melissa Redford 
Professor & Department Head 

Eden Cronk 
Department Manager