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Advising

Peer Advisors

Prospective majors are encouraged to meet with our peer advisors to learn more about the major, its requirements and various opportunities at the department. They are available for walk-in appointments in the NQ 5th floor lobby on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 4-5PM. For virtual meetings please email comm.peeradvisor@umich.edu to set up the appoinment. Please note that peeradvising is cancelled during fall study break (October 17-18). 

Brooklyn Blevins is a Junior pursuing a B.A. in Communication and Media, and a minor in Community Action and Social Change. She loves reading, making playlists, and trying new foods, and is on the board of U-M's SHEI magazine as the Print Features Editor. Brooklyn's favorite Comm class is COMM 306: Whiteness in the Media.

Brooklyn's Peer Advising Hours: 

Tuesdays from 10-11 AM Virtual Appointments (zoom link). 

Walk -in appointments Wednesdays from 4-5 PM at the 5th floor lobby in North Quad Academic Tower. 

Sreya Sista is a Junior pursuing a B.A. in Communication and Media, as well as a minor in French and Francophone Studies. Outside of school, Sreya enjoys being outdoors, discovering new movies, and journaling, and is very active in the student organization Le Comité Francophone, and the Kappa Phi Lambda sorority. Sreya's favorite Comm class thus far is COMM 340: Gender and the Media.

Sreya's Peer Advising Hours: Mondays from 2-3 PM Virtual Appointments (zoom link)

Walk-in appointments Tuesdays from 4-5 PM

at the 5th floor lobby in North Quad Academic Tower.

Department Advisors
U-M students and transfer students Communication and Media majors are encouraged to schedule an appointment with department advisor Sofia Carlsson or faculty advisor Faith Sparr through the online appointment system. Students and prospective students are encouraged to meet with a department advisor early in their academic career to plan and discuss their academic goals. It is helpful 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 "Schedule an Advising Appointment" button below.

Virtual Advising Appointments

To schedule a virtual advising appointment, simply use the online calendar and choose "virtual" as the format for the meeting. Follow the link in the confirmation email to meet with your advisor. The advisor will admit you from a virtual waiting room at the time of your appointment. 

You can also schedule a phone appointment if that works better for you. Your advisor will call you at the number you submit when making the appointment. 

Sometimes advising appointments can be complicated and go over the allotted time. Please allow for a five minute delay 

Non- and prospective U-M students (high school students and prospective transfer students) may email commadvisor@umich.edu to discuss the Communication and Media prerequisite courses and major requirements. If you plan to attend a campus tour and would like to meet with a peer- or department advisor, please email commadvisor@umich.edu with your name, e-mail address and contact telephone number. 

The online appointment system offers the following options:

Pre-Major Advising

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

General Major Advising

For declared Communication and Media majors with general questions regarding the major requirements, course scheduling, academic/career planning or transfer/study abroad course evaluation process.

Major Release (Senior Audit)

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