Undergraduate Advising

Sprau Tower and the Miller Plaza Fountain on a sunny dayUndergraduate students in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University should meet with the undergraduate department advisor regularly. The department advisor can assist students in understanding degree requirements, campus resources and academic options, while helping students determine and achieve academic goals.


Advising appointments

Meet with your academic advisor every semester to discuss graduation requirements, get help selecting correct courses, and have questions answered about the School of Communication.  Students can select virtual or in-person appointments using the links below.

To schedule an appointment with a School of Communication advisor, please follow the instructions on the College of Arts and Sciences Advising website.


Contact the undergraduate advisor

Email Nate Robinson, 312 Sprau Tower


Declare a major or minor

The School of Communication offers five majors and three minors. To explore the options and their requirements, review different majors and minors in the Undergraduate Academic section of the website.

If you are ready to declare your major or minor, you may request the change online:



Find information about internships and applying for credit on our internship page.


Degree requirements

Check your remaining courses in Degree Works (accessible through a student's GoWMU account) or refer to your degree requirements. Degree requirements can also be found at the office on the third floor of Sprau Tower.


Undergraduate information, links and services