Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

Advising Appointments 

The best way to schedule an advising appointment is online using Oncourse,

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 8 a.m. to 4:30 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.

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 more information.

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 Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm (Closed on holidays)