Current Student Resources



Administrative support staff Brenda Johnson and Katie KennedyThe Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications recognizes the importance of advising and supports students as they plan and achieve their academic and career goals. A dedicated, nine-person advising staff exists for one-on-one meetings, drop-in hours and small group sessions with students.

The ultimate responsibility for understanding University policies and completing all degree requirements rests with the student. However, the advising office can assist students with information and advice on:

Advising Syllabus: A downloadable resource with important advising and course scheduling information, contact information, entrance-to-major details and more.


Advising staff, 2020Appointments

ALL ADVISING MEETINGS FOR will be conducted via Zoom. Call 814-865-1503, 814-865-1591 or schedule online.


-- Scheduling an Appointment --

  • How to schedule an appointment in Starfish. LINK
  • What do you need help with / appointment type = Advising for Assigned Advisees (If you are choosing "Advising for Any Student" you will not see any availability listed.)

Advising Resources

Advising leads, 2019


For honors and special courses.

COMM 494 Application for Undergraduate Research Credits (Updated May 2018)

COMM 494 TA Guidelines (Updated May 2018)

COMM 496 Independent Study

COMM 496H Honors Independent Study

Schreyer Honors College Thesis Guidelines


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