Current Student Resources

Advising

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:

  • Building Skills for Academic Success
  • Course Selection and Scheduling
  • Choosing Majors, Minors and Certificates
  • Education Abroad, Embedded Programs, Hollywood Program and the Stanley E. Degler Washington Program
  • Requirements and Certification for Graduation

Hours

Drop-Ins 

8:30-11 a.m. Monday to Friday

Students are encouraged to arrive early. Hours may vary depending on volume and waiting times. Drop-ins are typically 15-minute sessions to discuss brief concerns or scheduling issues.

Appointments

Available 1-4 p.m. Monday to Friday

These are 30-minute appointments for longer discussions regarding topics such scheduling, graduation plans, study abroad and more.
Make an appointment with this link.

Academic Calendars

Academic Integrity

Academic Warning and Suspension

Applications

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

Undergraduate Bulletin

Office

204 Carnegie Building
814-865-1503
commadvisor@psu.edu

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