Communication and Journalism Advising

Summer 2018

May 14, 2018 – August 24, 2018

By appointment.

Email with your day(s) available and times available. You will receive a confirmation email from Ryan Pumroy when the meeting has been scheduled.

We can advise you on:

If you have questions, please email Ryan Pumroy at It is preferred you contact the office via email in advance.

When to Seek Advising

Advising for upcoming summer and fall semesters should be completed by March. Advising for upcoming spring semesters should be completed by October. Advising for your major is not required, but it is highly recommended to ensure you are on the right track. Students are welcome to seek advising whenever help is needed.

College Advising

Advising on general education requirements, B.A. requirements or B.S. requirements can be obtained by visiting the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences advising office.

For advising on majors and minors outside of the Department of Communication, you must contact those respective departments.

Questions about COMS 407 Practicum?

If you have questions about COMS 407 Practicum, please review this webpage.


For information about internship credits in communication or journalism, please contact:

  • Professor Laura Vazquez,, director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Communication
  • Jack King,, director of student professional development for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

COMS 100

If you have any questions related to the COMS 100 gen ed requirement, review this page first. You can find information on the OCCE exam and who to contact on that page.

COMS 100 Advising

Ferald Bryan
Watson Hall 216

Undergraduate Advising

Laura Vazquez
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Watson Hall 213

Nathan Rice
Office Support Specialist
Watson Hall 209

Ryan Pumroy
Watson Hall 217

Graduate Advising

Kathleen Valde
Director of Graduate Studies
Watson Hall 205