Welcome to the Department of Communication and Journalism

The Department’s primary educational mission is to offer challenging liberal arts degree programs that include the personal and professional practices and the social contexts of communication, mass communication, and journalism. Through the study of human communication we seek to understand and to improve the human condition. The Department fulfills this liberal arts mission through its undergraduate programs in Communication, Media Studies, and Journalism, and through its graduate programs in Communication and Media Studies.


Welcome Back!

Classes begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 for the Fall, 2018 semester.  We’re looking forward to seeing you.  Here is the link for Department news and notices of upcoming events.

Please note:

Last day to add a class: Monday, September 10, 2018.
Last day to drop a class: Monday, September 17, 2018.
Application for December (2018) graduation: October 1, 2018.

[ University of Maine 2018-2019 Academic Calendar ]

Lambda Pi Eta, "Why Communication and Journalism?" (May, 2018)

Are you considering majoring in Communication, Media Studies, or Journalism?  Please watch this video produced by the Department’s Honor Society (Lambda Pi Eta) for information about the Department, Faculty, Curriculum and Students.


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