Current Student Resources



The 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

Scheduled Appointments

Call 814-865-1503, 814-865-1591 or schedule online.

In Person: Advising Office, 204 Carnegie Building

-- Scheduling an Appointment --
Thirty (30) minute appointments for longer discussions regarding scheduling, graduation plans, study abroad and more.

  • To schedule an appointment, please schedule through 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.)

Drop-In Appointments

Fall Semester:
Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

In Person: Advising Office, 204 Carnegie Building

  • Drop-ins are limited to 10-15 minutes. Students with more complex questions will be referred to schedule an advising appointment.
  • Wait times will vary based on the number on students waiting to be seen.
  • The waiting room may close at any time to ensure all students can be seen within the drop-in timeframe.

Advising Resources


For honors and special courses.


204 Carnegie Building

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