Undergraduate Academic Advising

The Undergraduate Advising Office is working remotely until further notice. 

Remote Advising:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 11:30AM and 1:00 - 3:30PM

Did you know that most questions are already answered on our Undergraduate FAQs? Please read through our FAQs prior to contacting the advising office for fastest service. 

Ways to access Comm Advising:

  • [TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE] Email commpeeradvising@comm.ucsb.edu for quick questions (emails are answered in the order received during various hours within remote hours listed above within 1-3 business days) 
     
  • [TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE] Visit Zoom Peer Advising Office Hours (hours vary) for quick questions
     
  • Email commadvising@comm.ucsb.edu for more complex questions (emails are answered in the order received during the remote hours listed above within 1-3 business days)
    Subject line: Comm Advising Question - (Your Perm #)

If your questions are not answered after trying all of the above methods, request a Zoom (video or voice) advising appointment with a Comm Undergraduate Advisor:

  1. Email commadvising@comm.ucsb.edu from your @umail.ucsb.edu address
    Subject line: Comm Advising Appointment Request - (Your Perm #)
    Body: Include as much detail as possible about the specific questions you'd like to ask. If you do not include enough detail, we will not be able to move forward with scheduling an appointment.

    NOTE FOR INCOMING TRANSFER STUDENTS: PLEASE COMPLETE BOTH THE ONLINE TRANSFER ORIENTATION MODULE (DEADLINE: AUG 2) AND REGISTER TO ATTEND A ONE-DAY VIRTUAL ORIENTATION SESSION (AUG. 9-13), YOU'LL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET 1:1 WITH A COMM ADVISOR AT TRANSFER ORIENTATION AND HAVE ANY REMAINING QUESTIONS ANSWERED PRIOR TO FALL REGISTRATION. FOR THIS REASON, WE CANNOT ACCOMODATE APPOINTMENTS REGARDING FALL SCHEDULING PRIOR TO AUG 16.
     

  2. A Comm Advisor will reply to your email with the answers to your questions. If the question cannot be answered via email, you will be sent a link where you can schedule a virtual appointment with a Comm advisor.

Undergraduate Advisors

Sr. Advisor

Francesca Palermino
4115 Social Sciences & Media Studies (SSMS) Building
commadvising@comm.ucsb.edu
805-893-2493 (phone advising not available at this time, see above instructions for video/voice advising)
Monday - Friday 9-11:30AM and 1-3:30PM

 

Advisor

Berenice Dominguez
4005 Social Sciences & Media Studies (SSMS) Building
commadvising@comm.ucsb.edu
805-893-2493 (phone advising not available at this time, see above instructions for video/voice advising)
Monday - Friday 1-3:30PM

 

Peer Advisors

4005 Social Sciences & Media Studies (SSMS) Building
805-893-2493 (phone advising not available at this time)
 
[Peer advising not available at this time]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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