The UCLA Spanish & Portuguese Department has reopened for normal business operations (M-F 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm). Please refer to the UCLA COVID-19 protocols ( when coming to campus and visiting the Department. Everyone is required to wear masks indoors, strongly encouraged to wear masks outdoors, and monitor symptoms (UCLA affiliates must complete the daily symptom survey).

Please visit the Staff page for staff schedules and availability.


Staff Work Schedule

StaffOffice HoursRemote Work Days
Melissa Jamero8:00 am – 5:00 pmFridays
Genevieve Johnson8:00 am – 5:00 pmMondays, Thursdays
Kristina Magpayo Nyden8:30 am – 4:30 pmTuesdays
Joana Pelayo8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ana Ramirez8:30 am – 5:30 pmMondays
Janeth Ruvalcaba8:00 am – 5:00 pmFridays
Gloria Tovar8:30 am – 5:30 pmMondays