COVID-19 Information

Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely.

The Communication Building is now open from Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. COMM's main office (211) is open from Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm. You can reach the Communication Department Monday-Friday 8am-5pm by email to

Get COVID-19 updates and information for the University of Arizona community. Also, see SBS resources for continuing instruction and learning.

Appointments and Drop-In Hours

Drop-In Schedule

(subject to change)

Due to Academic Advisors continuing to work remote, in lieu of regular drop-in hours, COMM Advisors will conduct 20-minute appointments open to all undergraduate students. 20 minute appointments are meant to answer quick questions but advisors will do their best to accomodate your request in the short appointment.  


  • Wednesday, March 3rd - 20 minute appointments open to all students available in the Morning and Afternoon. Please login to Trellis Advise for availability. 

Undergraduate Academic Advisors

Sarah Simpson | Last names A-L
Communication Building, Room 115
Book an appointment via Trellis Advise
Erika Arredondo | Last names M-Z
Communication Building, Room 115
Book an appointment via Trellis Advise

How can I contact my advisor?

  • Email: checked Mon-Fri between 8AM and 5PM. Please allow 1 business day for a response.
  • Appointment: limited to Communication majors only.

How do I meet with an advisor?*

Just a quick question? Check the FAQs page first!

  • Communication majors: Schedule an appointment
    • Sign-in to Trellis Advise using your NetID and password
    • Click on the link "Meet with my Advisor" under your advisor's picture - you can view all the appointments available. 
    • Filter by appointment type and select an appointment type. 
    • To schedule an appointment with your advisor, select an availability block (in blue).
    • You can view appointment details, select meeting type, and leave a message about what you would like to discuss. 
    • Click "Confirm" to book an appointment. 
    • Appointment details will also be emailed to you. 
  • Communication minors: Email advisor.*
  • Prospective students: Email an advisor.*
  • Transfer students: Sign up for Transfer Orientation through Next Steps and meet your advisor there.

Please email advisors for help with any of the following:

  • Course registration
  • Schedule planning (beyond next semester)
  • Verify existing schedule
  • Questions about declaring the COMM Major or COMM Minor 
  • MCWA Fulfillment
  • Study Abroad
  • ROTC/Military Forms
  • Thematic Minors
  • Transfer Evaluation/New Transfer Students
  • SAP Appeals (submit paperwork prior to appointment)
  • International Student Paperwork (Concurrent Enrollment, OPT, etc.)
  • Second Language Substitution Forms


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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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