Spring 2024 Newly Admitted Students

Advising and Registration Support Information

Congratulations on your admissions to CSUF and welcome to the College of Communications!


*Check your CSUF campus e-mail account frequently so you don't miss out on important announcements.

Spring 2024 Transfer Students Checklist

Carefully review the steps listed below to prepare for SP'24. 

  • Accept admissions offer and pay enrollment administrative charge by November 1, 2023.
  • Submit final official transcript by November 1 , 2023. Any questions about your transcript submission should be sent to the Office of Admissions. http://admissions.fullerton.edu/nextsteps.phpOpens in new window  
  • Complete the following steps after accepting your admissions offer:
    • Step 1: Attend a virtual New Student Advising and Registration Support Session.

      • At this time, all virtual advising and registration support sessions have concluded. If you need advising and registration information, please visit our website to schedule an advising appointment.
    • Step 2: Complete a Transfer Orientation:  

  • Please note that SP'24 registration for newly admitted transfer students will begin late-November . You will need to wait to view your enrollment datePDF File Opens in new window later in November through your Student Homepage. Click here Opens in new window for instructions on how to access your Student Homepage.
  • Check your Student Homepage for any Holds or To-Do list items. (Click here Opens in new window for instructions). All holds must be removed in order for you to register.
  • For complete registration instructionsOpens in new window , you can view the SP'24 Registration Guide through the Registration and Records website.

What Is Your Intended Major?

The College of Communications houses four distinct departments and each department offers an academic major.

  • Cinema & Television Arts (CTVA) Department offers a major in CTVA: Students study areas such as critical studies, industry management, production, screenwriting.
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD) Department offers a major in COMD: Students study speech-language pathology or audiology, and prepare for careers in either private practice clinics, schools, rehabilitation centers, or hospitals.
  • Human Communications Studies (HCOM) Department offers a major in CMST: Students study the interpersonal dynamics of communication and public address and prepare for careers in communication research, human resources, organizational consulting, training & development, non-profit work, community organizations, and law school as some examples. The department houses the speech and debate team.
  • Communications (COMM) Department offers a major in COMM with four concentrations: Students select one concentration in either Advertising, Entertainment & Tourism, Journalism, or Public Relations in preparation for careers in mass media.
Helpful Tips:
  • Check your CSUF email daily for important updates from the University. If you are unfamiliar with your CSUF Office 365 Outlook email account, please click here to learn more.Opens in new window
  • Activate your FREE CSUF access to Zoom.Opens in new window We recommend you use your authenticated CSUF Zoom account for the advising session. If you need technical support, please contact the IT Student Help DeskOpens in new window .