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Welcome to Communication & Journalism!

Communicating for a Better World

The Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of New Mexico creates excellence in learning through academic scholarship, teaching, and service to the community and the field.

Our faculty are nationally and internationally renowned for their research and are known on campus as excellent teachers, regularly winning university-wide awards.

Our students are diverse, on a domestic and global scale, and bring a passion for understanding, and engaging in, the role communication plays in the creation of our world.

We offer majors and minors in communication, multimedia journalism, and strategic communication. Our undergraduate communication program has emphases in interpersonal, intercultural, environmental, organizational, public, and media studies. Our journalism program is the only nationally accredited program in the state. Our graduate program for M.A. and Ph.D degrees has a distinctive focus on the role of culture and change in communication.

Department Hours & Holidays:

We are open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p m. We are also open every day through lunchtime. So do drop by just to chat or  resolve an issue. Either way we are here to help you as necessary. And of course do not hesitate to call us at our main number: (505) 277-5305.

The building is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Camera-monitored access also can be obtained at other times with a Lobo card at the main entrance.

During the semesters, the Windows and Mac computer pods are open and manned by a technician from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Both pods usually are closed during weeks when classes are not in session.

Let us know if you need special arrangements.