Apply to the Undergraduate Program

Prospective Students (incoming freshmen and transfer students)

Communication is a department within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), thus to apply you first must be admitted into the college. Please go to the Admissions website and follow the application steps to apply.


Current University of Illinois Students

Communication is a department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS). Students should go directly to the LAS officeDates for this process are published in the LAS website each semester.

If you are already in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and are changing from General Curriculum or another major, you need to inform LAS (2002 Lincoln Hall) of your intention to major in Communication. If you are double majoring, you need to wait until your junior year to declare your second major.

If you are switching from another college on campus, you need to go to the LAS office for application information. Please go to for application information.