How to Transfer to COMM

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Current Cornell CALS Students 

All transfer applications are reviewed by the
Communication Curriculum Committee. 
Prior to completing the application to transfer, it is strongly encouraged that students meet with the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, to review their application, determine the best time to apply, and develop a degree completion plan. It is required that students complete COMM 1101, COMM 2820 and either COMM 2450, COMM 2760, COMM 2850 or COMM 2200 prior to applying. COMM 1101 & COMM 2820 are ONLY offered in fall. Students are allowed to turn in an application ONLY after their grades are posted for the three required courses.  Competitive applications include a minimum cumulative Cornell GPA of 2.5 and a B+ average across the three courses. 


Current Cornell non-CALS 

Students who are interested in transferring to the Department of Communication from another college at Cornell should make an appointment with the Office of Internal Transfer to discuss the process and application.  Students may also want to meet with the Undergraduate Program Coordinator. in order to develop a degree progress plan. The Office of Internal Transfer will provide you with the application deadline. (Please note that the application above only for those students current in a CALS major. 


Prospective High School or Off-Campus Transfer Students

Current High School or off-campus Transfer students should review the CALS Admissions page. If you are interested in setting up an individual meeting with the Department of Communication or if you have questions about our department please contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.