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Online Advising Appointments

Looking for guidance about the Communication major? We're here to help!

We offer different kinds of advising at Annenberg. Review the topics below to decide which type of appointment is right for you.  

Schedule a MAJOR MAPPING appointment with BASHA STARR if you have a question about: Schedule a MAJOR OPPORTUNITIES appointment with KIM WOOLF if you have a question about:
  • prerequisites for the major
  • how to declare the major
  • major requirements including Non-COMM major electives
  • filling out your worksheet
  • selecting and completing a concentration within the major
  • whether you're on track to complete the major on time
  • Penn's wellness resources
  • graduation logistics

Schedule Appointment with BASHA

  • writing an Honors thesis or a ComPS capstone thesis
  • selecting and completing a concentration within the major
  • paid and unpaid research opportunities
  • pursuing an independent study with Annenberg faculty
  • funding and scholarship opportunities
  • studying abroad
  • post-graduation plans


Schedule Appointment With Dr. Woolf

Comm Majors also have a faculty advisor. Annenberg faculty can be a great resource if you want to discuss specific questions related to their research or want to learn more about the field of Communication more broadly. Students can contact their faculty advisor via email to arrange an appointment.

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Check out our list of frequently asked questions for answer to some of the most common questions we receive.