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Mayborn Undergrad Advising

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WE ARE CURRENTLY ADVISING FOR SPRING 2024 COURSE PLANNING.

If you are a newly admitted student for the Spring 2024 term, your advising will occur at your new student orientation. Please contact the Office of Orientation and Transition Programs for help booking your orientation time: https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/orientation-and-transition-programs/programs/orientation

Our office is located in SYC 205. We are open during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For fastest assistance, please email the advisor on-call at JOURadvising@unt.edu.

Phone calls for advising assistance are also welcome at (940) 565-3365.

Appointment times are open for Spring 2024 course planning. Continuing students can use EAB Navigate to book their advising appointments or can call (940)565-3365 for help booking an appointment.

Digital Drop in Advising is available for students that cannot travel to campus via this link on the published dates below (see schedule as you scroll further):
https://unt.zoom.us/j/97729162562

In-Person Drop in requests are welcome on all published Digital Drop in Dates in SYC 205 during the same published times.

Upcoming Digital Drop-In Dates

Need immediate advising help? Use this link below to talk with our on-call advisor.
https://unt.zoom.us/j/97729162562

Digital Drop-Ins are available on all the dates and times published below. Just click on the link above and it will open up an instant zoom access link for you to talk with our advisor on call. Early/Regular Registration Drop-in times:

Monday October 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday October 9, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday October 16, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday October 23, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday October 30, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

After the winter holiday break:

Monday January 8, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday January 9, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday Jan. 10, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday January 11, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Late Registration Drop-in times (Late registration fee of $75 will be charged to your account and you MUST pay the same day classes are submitted):

Friday January 12, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

UNT will be closed in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Holiday on Monday January 15, 2024.

Classes begin on Tuesday January 16, 2024 for the Fall 2023 Term. We will have drop-in advising for schedule revision available the entire first week of the term.

Tuesday January 16, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday Jan. 17, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday January 18, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday January 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration assistance ends at 5 p.m. and Tuition and Fees are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday January 19, 2024. After that, it is no longer possible to register for ANY courses for Spring 2024.

Types of Advising

Email Advising

Prospective Students: Have questions about the application process or our majors? Email us by clicking here.

Currently enrolled UNT Students and Returning Students: Want to be advised via email? Click here to complete our Email Advising Request Form.

Appointments Required For Change of Major Advising: Click here to book your appointment time.

In-Person Advising

In-Person Advising for current students is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here to book your appointment.

Prospective Students wanting to meet with an advisor for help with the Admissions Application process, click here to request an appointment.

Online Advising

Online Advising Appointments for current students are administered via Zoom on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Click here to book your appointment.

Prospective Students wanting a Zoom appointment with an advisor for help with the Admissions Application process, click here to request an appointment.

Meet the Advisors

Important Registration Dates and Deadlines

Click the links below to see enrollment deadlines, drop deadlines and payment deadlines.

Summer Registration Guide

Fall Registration Guide

Spring Regisitration Guide

Degree Plans

Looking for more information about our different degree plans? Click on a concentration below:

Advertising

Broadcast Journalism

Digital and Print Journalism

Photojournalism

Public Relations

Journalism Teacher Certification


Minor In Journalism

Want to know what our the requirements to minor in journalism? Click here.


Undergrad Certificates

Undergraduate Academic Certificates allow students to get additional certification in specialized industry skills. Click the links below to review our current certificate offerings:

Advertising Agency Leadership

Advertising Creative

Media Entreprenuership and Innovation

Sports Media


Transfer Guides

The UNT Registrar has a helpful transfer guide database. Just search "j" for "journalism" in the keyword box to see our transfer guides by major.


Grad-Track Pathway

For currently enrolled undergraduate students interested in graduate degree programs in journalism and mass communications, email Stephanie.Garza@unt.edu.

Journalism, BA with grad track option leading to Master of Arts in Journalism

Journalism, BA with grad track option leading to a Master of Journalism degree


Mayborn Tutoring

The Mayborn Graduate Scholars offers FREE tutoring to all Mayborn Undergrads. If you are in need of receiving tutoring, please contact Kara.Greene@unt.edu.

Admissions

Join a community of storytellers for the digital age at the Mayborn School of Journalism.

How to apply to the undergraduate program:

Apply for admission to UNT

How to apply to the graduate program:

Apply for admission to UNT's Toulouse Graduate School.

Paying for College

Estimating Tuition, Costs and Financial Aid

Students in the Mayborn School of Journalism can receive scholarships and financial aid from UNT, the Mayborn School and other Non-UNT financial services. The UNT Office of Admissions has provided a helpful tool for estimating your total cost of attendance. Visit them here for more infomation and resources.

Helpful Links and Resources

To receive first consideration, submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before UNT's Feb. 1 priority deadline for scholarship consideration. The admission application deadline is March 1.

Resources for Students

Contact Information

Phone: 940-565-3365

Email: JOURAdvising@unt.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Weekends: Closed