The undergraduate advising staff in the Robertson School helps mass communication majors and minors navigate the academic programs and university requirements necessary for graduation. We're located on the 2nd floor of the Temple Building on the Monroe Park campus in the new Robertson School Student Services Center.
The VCU University College provides advising to all freshmen who declare Mass Communications; University College is located on the Monroe Park campus on the first floor of Hibbs Hall.
There is more information and advising about the School’s graduate programs here.
The VCU Bulletin is the official source for the University’s academic regulations and degree requirements. Students are responsible for knowing and fulfilling all general and specific degree requirements as described in their bulletin. Mass communication students also need to be familiar with the School’s academic regulations.
All mass communications students beyond their freshman year should meet an advising representative in the Robertson School. It is highly recommended students meet with an adviser at least once per semester until graduation. During peak times like add/drop and registration periods, advising is conducted on a drop-in basis. All other times, advising is by appointment only. Make sure to check Navigate for advisor availability and appointment availability. Our
Advisers are for assistance only; ultimately, students are responsible for keeping track of and meeting all the requirements of the School and the University, as well as staying informed about procedural changes. Advisers are on hand during the fall and spring semesters, with limited availability in summer, to assist students with their advising needs.