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CCI Advising & Graduation

Academic advising is one of the most important services you will receive at Kent State University.

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) academic advisors are here to assist students with developing and achieving educational goals and aligning them with their professional goals.

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CCI Undergraduate Advisors & Locations

The undergraduate advising team members for each school are listed below.  To ensure smooth, goal-oriented academic experiences, each CCI undergraduate student is required to complete a 30-minute advising appointment at least once per semester.  Use the button below to schedule an appointment.

Schedule a CCI Advising Appointment

If you have a quick question (such as a problem registering for a CCI class) after completing your advising appointment for the semester, you can call the number next to your school or select your advisor’s name to see their email address.

Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) - 334 Franklin Hall (330-672-8293)

Communication Studies (COMM) - 101 Taylor hall

  • Amy Wilkens – Assistant Director ( student last names A-D )
  • Lorie Hopp – Academic Advisor ( student last names E-M )
  • Rachel Ruic – Academic Advisor ( student last names N-Z )

Digital Sciences (DS) & Visual Communication Design (VCD) - 101 Taylor hall

  • Sara Sobeh – Assistant Director ( student last names A-D )
  • Timothy Wince – Academic Advisor ( student last names E-M )
  • Vince Giles – Academic Advisor ( student last names N-Z )


Graduate/Doctoral Advising

If you're a graduate/doctoral student within the College of Communication and Information, you can contact your assigned faculty advisor for advising and assistance with your degree program.  

If you're not sure who your faculty advisor is, you can reach out to one of the following graduate coordinators, depending on your degree program:

Graduate (Masters) Students

Doctoral (Ph.D. Students)