News, Events and Announcements
Fall 2012 News
Graduate Open House, Oct. 26, 2012The Department is hosting a Graduate Open House for people interested in our graduate programs in communication. If you are interested in attending please RSVP by Oct. 23. If you want to meet with specific faculty, make an appointment directly with them for the 2:30 to 3:30 time slot. Here is the the schedule for the day:
1:00-2:30 UIC Campus tour
2:30-3:30 Appointments with faculty; Ongoing tours of department facilities
3:30-4:00 Welcome and introductions
4:00-5:00 Afternoon tea (buffet), meet and greet faculty and students
5:00-5:30 PhD and MA program overview
5:30-6:00 Q & A with current students 6:00—>> Informal tour of campus environs with grad student hosts
Summer and Fall 2013 Undergraduate Approval Packet Available
Read the Summer and Fall 2013 Undergraduate Approval Packet to help you prepare your course approval list for Spring 2013. Remember, your approval form needs to be completed at the time of your scheduled appointment. Bring your course approval form and your printed DARS as instructed in the packet to your appointment. These appointments are only for 15 minutes. A student who comes unprepared will have reschedule, and dates are not guaranteed.
Please note, students who have completed their 30 minute advising meeting during January and February 2013 are not required to schedule an approval meeting. Please see the packet for full detail!
About the Department
The Department of Communication offers degrees oriented to research and theory about a central issue in life of the 21st century: dynamic and complex human and mediated communication. The B.A. program is comprehensive, spanning the old boundaries that once divided the discipline into speech and journalism departments and instead offering courses that teach life skills firmly rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. MORE
The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago meets the goals of a liberal education by enhancing critical awareness of self and others within a wide range of communication contexts, from personal to public. MORE
Located in the center of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago offers students a unique opportunity to experience the benefits of learning from top-ranked faculty and staff while providing positive, educational adventures in the city. MORE