Advising for the Department of Communication is split into declared majors and minors and Pre-Communication students. The undergraduate academic advisor for all emphasis declared COMS and JOUR majors and minors is Susan Oppenborn and she is located in Watson 217. If you are still a declared Pre-COMS major, however, please contact either Madelyn Anderson or Deena Kerwin at 815-753-7104 located in Watson 306 for Pre-COMS advising.
Susan is available for walk-in advising Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 4 PM to assist declared majors and minors with questions about degree requirements, graduation, and course selections. Any questions not related specifically to the major or minor (like drops/withdrawals, university requirements of gen eds, core competency, and BA/BS courses) are handled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences office in Zulauf 201 and can be reached at 815-753-0114.
For specific advising about questions related to your chosen career path, please still continue to see the faculty in your chosen emphasis.