Undergraduate Academic Advising

Comm Advising

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:

  • For answers to quick questions, email commpeeradvising@comm.ucsb.edu from your @umail.ucsb.edu address (emails are answered in the order received during various hours within regular business hours listed above within 1-3 business days) 
     
  • For answers to more complex questions, email commadvising@comm.ucsb.edu from your @umail.ucsb.edu address (emails are answered in the order received during the hours listed above within 1-3 business days)

Subject line: Comm Advising Question - (Your Perm #)
Body: Your question

  • To request a virtual Zoom (video or voice) advising appointment with a Comm Undergraduate Advisor, 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.

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
Available by appointment only

 

 

Advisor

Salvador (Sal) Gonzalez Garcia
4005 Social Sciences & Media Studies (SSMS) Building
commadvising@comm.ucsb.edu
Available for drop-in advising and appointments
 

 

Peer Advisor

4005 Social Sciences & Media Studies (SSMS) Building
Available for drop-in advising
Hours vary
805-893-2493 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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