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Request a Remote Advising Session

How to Attend/Request a Virtual Advising Session for Registration and Other Matters

To facilitate advising, these are some of the steps you can take and the ways you can attend and/or request a virtual advising session:

  • Request an Advising Appointment: Current students should schedule an appointment with their assigned faculty advisor via Navigate or request an appointment through email. During the summer months, please email all advising questions and/or concerns to

    Transfer and Change of Major Students who have recently been admitted to the School of Communication and Media (and do not yet have an assigned faculty advisor) should contact to schedule an appointment with an advisor. Almost daily, our team of academic advisors will be available online to answer questions and provide guidance so that you can transition in the school and your new program as seamlessly as possible.

  • How to Find your Advisor: Find out who your faculty advisor is by logging onto your NEST account and clicking on “Degree Works” within the Degree Audit section of your NEST homepage. Once on your Degree Audit page, at the top left hand side of the screen, you will see a section labeled “Advisors” with the name of your assigned Academic Advisor. If you do not have an assigned academic advisor in the School, email us ( Your academic advisor will reach out to you and invite you to schedule a remote advising session for fall registration.
  • Access and complete the SCM-Student-Workplan-fillable-PDF. Your advisor will ask you to complete and submit this in advance to review with you during your session. Save it with your full name as a fillable pdf document so that you can keep making edits before you finalize.
  • For any general advising questions, if you have follow up questions after your advising meeting with your faculty advisor, or to request a one-on-one virtual advising session, please email us: