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About Comm Studies Advising

U-M students, transfer students and prospective Communication Studies majors are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a department advisor to discuss all Communication Studies prerequisite courses and the major in Communication Studies. General advising appointments are also available with faculty members to discuss the Communication Studies major, academic planning, career planning, and interest in graduate school. Students and prospective students are encouraged to meet with a department advisor early in their academic career. It is advisable to meet with a department advisor no later than the first semester of your sophomore year.

Appointments for current U-M students are made by clicking on the 'Make an Advising Appointment' button above.

Non- and prospective U-M students (high school students and prospective transfer students) may contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator by email to discuss the Communication Studies prerequisite courses and major requirements in Communication Studies. If you plan to attend a campus tour and would like to meet with a department advisor, please contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator by email at least two weeks prior to the visit with your name, e-mail address and contact telephone number. Walk-in advising is not available.

The online appointment system offers the following options:

Pre-Major Advising

For undeclared or prospective students with questions regarding the Communication Studies major, prerequisites, declaration process, or major requirements.

General Major Advising

For declared Communication Studies majors with general questions regarding the major requirements, course scheduling, academic/career planning (including the process for Comm 321, internship for credit) or transfer/study abroad course evaluation process.

Major Release (Senior Audit)

(Senior Audits) For completion of your Major Release Form and graduation paperwork