Office of Student Services
1100 Knight Hall

Merrill College provides academic advising for current and prospective journalism majors through our Student Services Office. Advisors are available to answer students’ questions by phone, e-mail, or in person (by appointment only). Students can meet with an academic advisor to get help selecting courses for registration each semester or can consult with an advisor on an as-needed basis.

Some topics our advisors can discuss with you are:

  • Course registration
  • Degree planning
  • Studying abroad
  • Academic policies and procedures
  • Provide referrals for other support services on campus


Masters and Ph.D. Advising
Serap Rada
1100J Knight Hall

Our graduate advisor, Dr. Rada advises masters and doctoral students on degree requirements, enrollment and registration policies, course selection, and program planning.  She also coordinates the graduate admission process for the college, as well as assists in the recruiting of prospective masters and doctoral students.