College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advising Drop-In's & Appointments

Remote Advising

Faculty advisors and staff at the Department of Communication Studies conduct advising during fall, winter, and spring quarters with the exception of academic intersessions and holidays. You may direct general advising questions to We will reply to you as soon as we can. We will be glad to arrange a phone or online appointment with you as needed.

Be sure to include your full name and W# in your email if you would like to share your coursework information in Degree Works with us.

Prospective Students

Students who want to pre-major in communication Studies or explore a Communication major or minor should contact Michelle Reed Oppenheimer at or (360) 650-2294.

Faculty Advisors

Communication Studies pre-majors, majors, and minors are assigned a faculty advisor in the department. You can find out your advisor's name in your Degree Works or via your “Student Record” on Web4U. You may also contact for help if you are unable to locate the information in your Degree Works or Student Record.

 Visit our Faculty & Staff directory for your faculty advisors' contact information.