The undergraduate academic advisor for all COMS and JOUR majors and minors is Susan Oppenborn, and she is located in Watson Hall 217. Susan is available for walk-in (no appointments) advising Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 4 PM to assist with major/minor declarations and questions about department requirements, graduation, and course selections. Absolutely NO advising will be done via phone or email. Any questions not related specifically to the major or minor (like drops/withdrawals, university requirements of gen eds, core competency, and BA/BS courses) are handled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences office in Zulauf 201 and they can be reached at 815-753-0114.
For specific advising about questions related to your chosen career path, please still continue to see the faculty in your chosen emphasis.