Who should I contact if…

While many answers and solutions can be found on our website, there are some issues that must be addressed by speaking directly to specific faculty or staff members.  If you have such an issue but aren’t sure who to speak with, please refer to the information below.


I am interested in exploring the Communications major

University Advisement Center – 2500 WSC, 801-422-3726, university_advisement@byu.edu, website: universityadvisement.byu.edu

I would like an overview of the Communications major
I would like to set up an appointment with a pre-communications or communications advisor

Contact the CFAC Advisement Center for an appointment by phone (801-422-3777) or in person (D-444 HFAC). Note: the Advisement Center office is currently closed and the advisors and staff are currently working offsite due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time students may also arrange an appointment through email (cfacadvise@byu.edu).

I am already a comms major and have a question or issue regarding graduation plans

Refer to the sequence map received at the new admit orientation. Create your grad plan. For a schedule planning template click here. Once complete you can send your plan to be reviewed by your Academic Advisor. 

I am looking for a comms job or internship

Comms internships page: https://comms-old.byu.edu/internships-careers/.  You may also consider consulting with a professor, or using resources such as the BYU Comms LinkedIn group, the Comms BYU Connect group, or Career Services.

I would like help exploring career options within the Communications field

Speak to a communications professor, or contact Lane Muranaka, Career Director for the College of Fine Arts and Communications, (https://careers.byu.edu/lane-muranaka)


I have a question about a job or internship listing on the internships site

Internships secretary comms_internship@byu.edu

I have questions about registering for and completing my internship
I need other information related to a future or current internship

Internships secretary comms_internship@byu.edu  or website

I am interested in financial aid options for my internship

Layne Peterson  layne_peterson@byu.edu  801.422.6142

Scholarships, Awards, Student Funding, Financial Aid

I have questions about applying for communications scholarships

Jacey Carpenter jacey@byu.edu  801.422.4510

I would like to submit a thank-you note for funding I have received

Jacey Carpenter jacey@byu.edu  801.422.4510

I have questions about scholarships not issued by the School of Comms

University Financial Aid office  https://enrollment.byu.edu/financialaid

I have an issue or question about a comms scholarship I have received

Layne Peterson  layne_peterson@byu.edu  801.422.6142

I need to consult with someone about a financial need extenuating circumstance

Layne Peterson  layne_peterson@byu.edu  801.422.6142

I would like information about funding available for students from the College of Fine Arts and Communications

Student Employment

I have questions or issues relating to Communications student employment hiring or payroll

Layne Peterson, layne_peterson@byu.edu for all jobs except Universe jobs.  For Universe jobs, contact Ellen Hernandez, ellen_hernandez@byu.edu.

I have questions or issues relating to student employment outside of the School of Comms

BYU student employment office https://hrs.byu.edu/student-employment


I have any questions or issues regarding comms undergraduate class scheduling, petitions, registration, or my grades

Debby Jackson debby_jackson@byu.edu


I have any questions or concerns regarding the graduate program

Debby Jackson debby_jackson@byu.edu

Website Issues

I am having a problem with the comms website

Jacey Carpenter jacey@byu.edu

I am having a problem with the university website

BYU IT Home http://it.byu.edu

Personal Resources

I have a problem with a professor, staff member, or another student in one of my comms classes

Chris Wilson chriswilson@byu.edu or Mark Callister mark_callister@byu.edu.

I have an issue or question relating to sexual assault/discrimination, or domestic violence

BYU  Title IX office https://titleix.byu.edu/

I am looking for Lost and Found on campus


I am looking for Lost and Found in the Brimhall building

Main office 360 BRMB

Personal Resources

Other questions and concerns

Contact the comms main office at 801.422.2997 so that we can help direct you to the appropriate area for resolving your issue.

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