Fall ‘23 Schedule of Classes is Live: Create Your Schedule Now!

The Fall 2023 schedule of classes is now live on newpaltz.edu under the academics tab. Make sure to create your schedule for next semester and meet with your major advisor prior to your time assignment to boost your chances of securing your preferred classes. Always research lots of classes and have several back-up schedules in case you don’t get your first or second choices.  Continue reading

Communication Prof. Choi to Introduce CMM393 – Talk, Technology and Society Course for Spring 2023

In a special topics course CMM393 Talk, Technology and Society, Professor SoeYoon Choi will explore issues surrounding human communication that are driven by the development and adoption of communication technology, such as the Internet, mobile phone, and artificial intelligence. 

Students will learn the role of technology use in rethinking privacy, equal opportunity, and happiness in this 3-credit course. See the Spring schedule for details. 

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Spring Schedule is Live: Meet your Major Advisor Soon

The Spring 2023 schedule is live, which signals the opening of advising season! Please take some time to look at your progress report for graduation requirements and major requirements before drafting a class schedule to share with your major advisor. 

Here are some important notes from the Department of Communication: 

  • The senior Seminars in Relational Communication and Organizational Communication are ONLY offered in Spring semesters, so if you plan to graduate in December, you must take the senior seminar in Spring. You should already have taken a communications research methods course (either Qualitative or Quantitative Research Methods) before taking the seminar. On rare occasions, the department will approve taking them at the same time, but the skills needed to succeed in the senior seminar are acquired in the research methods course. senior seminars
  • Elective courses are offered on a 3-semester rotation. If you see an elective in your communication concentration, register for it because it won’t be offered again for another 3 semesters!  For Spring, we’re offering

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Fall 2021 Advising Season is Underway

The Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes is live on newpaltz.edu!

DMJ schedule click here

Communication Studies schedule click here

Don’t delay: Schedule a meeting NOW to meet with your advisor BEFORE APRIL 9.

Meet with your advisor remotely (Zoom, Webex, BB Collaborate, phone, etc.) to go over your Fall schedule and discuss your progress toward graduation. Don’t forget to use My Schedule Planner to design your preferred schedule for next semester.

Meet With Your Major Advisor—Be Prepared!

Now that the Fall 2021 schedule of classes is posted, you should be setting up an appointment to meet virtually with your major advisor. You must meet with your major advisor in order to be cleared to register. Before your meeting, make sure to have a draft schedule made in My Schedule Planner (accessed through my.newpaltz.edu) and have your progress report on hand. Don’t wait to set up your meeting!