College of Communication and the Arts




Student Resources

Contact Us

Main Campus
Sullivan Hall

Room: 2010 
2801 W. Bancroft
Mail Stop 505
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: 419.530.2005
Fax: 419.530.4771

Department Chair Jeffrey Wilkinson

Secretary Michelle Horn


Communication Advisor Lisa Bollman

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Academic Support and Student Services
Advising Information

When you begin your college career you will be assigned an advisor who will help you learn how to select your classes and answer your career planning questions. If you're not sure which area of study you would like to pursue you can begin by taking classes required for all students in the College of Communication and the Arts.

If you are not enrolled at UT or you are thinking of changing your major to communication you can call 419-530-2005 to schedule an appointment with a communication department advisor. The following links can also help you research and choose the classes right for you.


Here's a quick summary of graduation requirements for a student studying communication in UT's College of Communication and the Arts:

  • You must complete 124 semester hours (a maximum of 43 hours of Communication courses)
  • Earn at least a 2.0 GPA.
  • At least 32 hours must be at the 3000/4000 level
  • 64 hours must be at the 2000 level, or higher.
  • You may earn a total of 24 of the 127 hours may by passing CLEP exams.
  • Additional AP (Advanced Placement) may be earned.

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Tri-College Student Services - College of Communication and the Arts 

Main Campus
University Hall
Mail Stop 906
Third Floor Rms 3000 and 3160
Phone: 419.530.2671

Graduation Checksheet

The primary advising question most students have each semester is "What courses should I take?" This checksheet will help you in making choices. It provides you with a listing of required courses so you can keep track of them on your own and keep a record of the courses and requirements you've completed.

Download a printable form of the checksheet. Note that all the communication coursework is contained on the Department of Communication curriculum page. 

Last Updated: 6/9/16