Communication Studies

Welcome to Communication Studies

Our main department office in AS-309 will be closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 safety measures that have been implemented on campus. Please email the department chair ( or the department assistant ( if you have any questions or concerns.


Mental Health Resources

Emergency: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at (800) 273-8255 or you can message the Crisis Text Line by texting “HOME” to 741-741 and a crisis responder will assist you.
CSULB CAPS: If you find yourself in need of assistance, you can still contact CAPS: CAPS at (562) 985-4001.
Online: There are other online resources about your mental health and coping: MENTAL HEALTH & COPING – COVID-19: (includes links for families and children)

Basic Needs Resources

Beach Pantry:

Cal Fresh:

Student Emergency & Wellness:


Department Chair

Dr. Jennifer Asenas


Email to schedule appointment

General Advising Information

Office Phone Number Office Location Office Advising Hours

(562) 985-2136




















Fall 2020

Pre-Semester Advising

[on Zoom]

Thursday, 7/23: 9-11am
Wednesday, 7/29: 10am-12pm
Monday, 8/3: 10:30am-12:30pm


To schedule a Zoom advising appt, please email to let her know which time slot you’d like to sign up for & briefly describe the questions/concerns you need to discuss.


Undergraduate Advisors

Advisor E-Mail
Dawn Kelsey



Graduate Advisors

Advisor Name Advisor Information Additional Information
Chris Duerringer

By appointment