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Journalism & Public Relations

How does advising work?

When is mandatory advising for spring 2021 registration?

Oct. 19-22, 2020

Fill out the advising form (PDF) before you meet with your faculty adviser!

How does advising work?

  1. Review your Degree Progress Report
  2. Come up with a tentative fall schedule
  3. Email it to your adviser; Zoom meetings may be set on request

Who is my adviser?

Advisers are assigned by your option/last name. For spring 2021 schedule planning, advisers are:


A–I = Forrest Hartman
J–Z = Pate McMichael

Public Relations

A–C = Samara Anarbaeva
D–J = Janell Bauer
K–P = Stephen Caldes

Q-Z = Debra Johnson

Aaron Quinn is available for grad checks, transfer advising, substitution requests, etc. –

Why mandatory advising?

J&PR advisers are with you every step of the way and we're motivated to help you succeed.

Advising helps you figure out the best path through the program, including selection of courses that double count, minor selection and progress toward degree.

J&PR has mandatory advising, which means majors must see a J&PR faculty adviser every semester before they can register for classes. No advising? No registration.

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