Student Advising

Resources to help UTC students plan out their academic career.

Sign Up for an Advising Appointment

Before you can register for classes you need to meet with your advisor. To sign up for an advising appointment with Dr. Simmons, please visit my Google calendar:

Please note, all meeting times are Eastern Time - please check your setting and make sure your Google calendar is also set to the Eastern Time zone. You must use your UTC email address for scheduling an appointment.

Registering For Classes

Register for Classes - You can register, add, and drop classes online.

Figuring Out What You Need to Take

Comm Degree Requirements - Learn more about majoring or minoring in Communication.

Class Schedule - Find out what classes are being offered and when these classes will meet.

Undergraduate Catalogs - The catalog outlines your degree requirements and provides a description of the classes offered by each department. You'll have to use the class schedule (see above) to determine when and if the courses described in the catalog are offered.

General Education Requirements - Find out more about the "gen ed" classes you are required to take. These classes are in addition to the classes required by your major.

Important Forms

Registrar Forms - Need to change your major or minor? Need to file a petition or an appeal? Need to apply for graduation? These forms can be submitted online through the Registrar page.

Classes at Other Schools

Transfer Equivalencies - Interested in taking summer school at another school? Before you register for classes check with UTC's Records and Registration to find out what classes will transfer. Their Web site lists some of the transfers currently accepted. You can also call their office to find out more (425-4416).

Finding an Internship or Job

Internships & Jobs - A list of resources that can help you find an internship or job in a variety of media industries.

UTC Placement and Student Employment Center - Check out local jobs, get help with your resume, and practice your interview skills at the placement center.

Getting Help With School

UTC Peer Tutoring Program - Need help with a class? Check out UTC's Peer Tutoring Program.

UTC Writing Center - Need help writing a paper? Check out the writing center.  

Study Abroad & Grad School

UTC Exchange Programs - Looking to study abroad? Learn more about opportunities provided by UTC Exchange Programs.

Comm Grad Programs - Interested in going to graduate school in communication or journalism? Check out this Web site, which provides links to programs around the United States.