Journalism

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Scholarships and Awards

The CSUN Department of Journalism announces three new $2,500 scholarships, plus the $20,000 Flip Wilson Scholarship and the availability of seven additional scholarships and awards. All applicants must be majors in the undergraduate program and/or graduate students in Mass Communications. Winners will be announced in May 2015.

Click here to apply. Deadline: 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2015, delivered to the Journalism Department, MZ 210. Eligibility criteria vary by scholarship. See forms for details. 

 

Student Advisement:  March 16 - April 24, 2015.

Download the Spring 2015 Adviser Info & Tip Sheet (pdf)

Newsletter for students in the Journalism Department

Spring 2015 * Issue No. 1

To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to , or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Older editions of the newsletter are available at http://csunjournalism.blogspot.com/.

PLAN AHEAD

 

MANDATORY ADVISEMENT FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS BEGINS MARCH 16, 2015 – All Journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during Fall 2015 must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period. Students will not be cleared for registration until the Department has the completed form on file.
  • FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES – are required to make an appointment with the academic adviser. Students must call the Student Resource Center/EOP at 818-677-2024, to schedule an appointment.
  • JUNIORS AND SENIORS – are required to meet with a faculty adviser. THE JOURNALISM OFFICE DOES NOT MAKE APPOINTMENTS. PLAN TO SEE YOUR ADVISER DURING HIS/HER REGULAR OFFICE HOURS.
  • GRADUATE STUDENTS – are required to meet with Dr. Melissa Wall during her walk-in office hours.
Students should pick up their forms and files in the Department office, MZ 210, before seeing their adviser. The forms and files are available 30 minutes before advisement. When advisement sessions is completed, both the form and the file should be returned to the Department office. Advisers’ office hours are posted on the website. A handout with the hours listed is available at the Journalism Department office.
 
ADVISEMENT ENDS APRIL 24, 2015 – If you are a continuing journalism major and do not see an adviser during the regular advisement period, you may not be able to register until after classes start in the Fall 2015.
 
GRADUATION CHECKS – Students who have reached 90 units or more, or who expect to reach 90 units by Fall 2015 should plan to ask their advisers about completing a Graduation Check. Students who have already completed graduation checks and are scheduled for graduation should also check in with their advisers.