Schedule an Appointment


Schedule an Appointment

Advising Appointments 

In response to the ongoing health concerns across the city and state, the School of Communication advisors will continue with virtual and phone appointments as the preferred mode for academic advising. However, advisors will accommodate special requests for in-person appointments for those who need such meetings. The best way to make a virtual or phone advising appointment is online at

If you are unable to make an appointment online, please call 614-292-8444 or email When emailing or leaving a voicemail message, please be sure to indicate the purpose of the appointment and the best phone number and/or email address at which to reach you. Email and voicemail messages are monitored 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding university holidays.

To request an in-person appointment with your advisor, please send an email message to your advisor’s Ohio State email address.

Thank you for your patience as we address the continuing health and safety concerns created by COVID-19.

Non-School of Communication Ohio State Students

Are you a current Ohio State student thinking of switching your major to communication or journalism?

Students are required to complete a virtual Major Information Session before scheduling an individual advising appointment with a School of Communication advisor. Students can declare pre-communication or pre-journalism at the end of the info session module.

See Declaring the Pre-Major for upcoming Major Information Session dates and times.

Prospective High School or Transfer Students

Please email to request additional information and to schedule an advising appointment. We recommend arranging your appointment at least 2-3 weeks in advance as our appointments fill quickly. Appointments are required. In addition, we encourage prospective students to arrange an Admissions Overview and Tour to learn about Ohio State's application and admissions requirements.

Advising Hours

Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm (Closed on holidays)