College of Media

All Majors:

Advertising

Journalism

Media and Cinema Studies

 

General Requirements:

  • Policies and Procedures for Intercollegiate Transfer
  • On-line Application, which includes a personal essay of up to 500 words.
  • Submit the confirmation page of the on-line application. You will be instructed to print and submit this page to 18 Gregory Hall by the date and time give on the application.
  • Print a copy of your Academic History and submit this along with the confirmation page listed above.
  • It is recommended that you attend one of our pre-application ICT workshops. Dates, times, and rooms can be found here: http://www.media.illinois.edu/future/applying.html.

Advertising Requirement:

  • Required pre-requisites for transfer:
    • Completion of ADV 150 with at least a “B” or better OR current enrollment in ADV 150 at the time of application
    • Completion of STAT 100 (or an equivalent course) with at least a “B” or better OR current enrollment in STAT 100 at the time of application
    • A 3.0 minimum GPA
  • It is also recommended that students be enrolled in or have completed ECON 102/103, PSYC 100/SOC 100/ANTH 103 when applying for the Advertising major.

Journalism Requirements:

  • Required pre-requisites for transfer:
    • Completion of Comp 1
    • Completion of JOUR 200 or current enrollment in JOUR 200 at the time of application

MACS requirements:

  • Recommended pre-requisites for transfer:
    • Completion of Comp 1
    • Completion of or current enrollment in MACS 100, 101, 104, 166 at the time of application

Application Periods:

Application periods begins the first week of each Fall and Spring semester and continues usually until the 5th Thursday of each of those semesters. A second application cycle goes live each Fall and Spring semester in April and November with applications generally due on Reading Day of the current term. Check application dates at https://media.illinois.edu/how-apply/ICT. All information requested is due by 3:00 p.m. on the deadline day. There is no summer application period.

Important Links:

College of Media Programs website

College of Media Student Services Center website

College of Media Application Information website

Advising:

All students will be notified of their admission by the deadline listed on the application. Those students accepted will be contacted by their newly assigned College of Media academic advisor the week following their acceptance to schedule a pre-registration advising appointment.

College of Media Student Services Center

18 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801
217-244-4329
Media-ssc@illinois.edu