Although the Department of Communication advising offices are physically closed for the safety of our campus community during the Coronavirus outbreak, we are available virtually to assist you.

Call 817-272-5760 or email

The advisors can assist with the following tasks via email:

  • remove enrollment holds
  • evaluate degree progress
  • make course suggestions
  • answer questions about previous emails
  • assist with choosing a major or minor
  • enroll in courses - requires form from advisors
  • drop courses - requires form from advisors
  • department permission and permission codes - requires form from advisors

Although on-campus advising appointments are not available, we are still here for you. We are available via email and phone, or by scheduling an audio/video chat. Please see our contact information below. Thanks for your patience, we look forward to seeing you in the future!


Please contact the Graduate Advisor, Dr. Tom Christie by scheduling a virtual appointment or emailing


Plan Your Success

Meet Our Academic Advisors

John Macejak

Academic Advisor

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Phone #: 817-272-5760

Office: Fine Arts Building 125

Laura Bolton

Academic Advisor

Laura Bolton - Academic Advisor

Office: FA 126

Rachel Dix

Academic Advisor

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Office: FAB 126

Dr. Tom Christie, PhD

Public Relations Sequence Coordinator

Graduate Studies Coordinator and Advisor

Professor, Public Relations

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How we help you Succeed

Our advisors offer you a wide range of services to ensure that you have everything you need to set you on your path to graduate.

  • Plan courses for the upcoming year
  • Go over your MAP (Maverick Academic Progress)
  • Assist you with transferring credits from courses taken at another institution of higher learning
  • Help you add or drop courses
  • Help connect you to resources on campus