Communications and Journalism Advisement FAQ

Departmental Advisement FAQ

Scheduling an Appointment

The College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center is putting the following safety preventative measures in place to ensure the health of our staff and students during COVID-19 (  All advisement appointments will be handled virtually. Arts & Sciences Advisors are available to you during this difficult time. Our full schedule will be appointments, no walk-ins. Appointments will still be the normal 30 minutes sessions. When scheduling an appointment in LoboAchieve, please indicate the following: 

  1. Method of appointment- Select from Skype Call or Phone Call.
  2. Skype Call- In order to do a skype call, you will need to download SKYPE FOR BUSINESS at this link. You can download this to your computer or from your cellular device app store. You will need to login with your UNM netid and password.
  3. Phone Call- If it is necessary for you to have a phone call appointment, please provide us with your phone number. We will call you at the time of the scheduled appointment from a blocked number.  
  4. Reason for your appointment  
    • Holds on account 
    • Class schedule 
    • Registration questions 
    • Other (Please give a brief explanation of the reason for the appointment)  


Current students may check their Registration Hold(s) on LoboWeb:

  • Log-in to using your UNM Net ID and Password
  • Select the Student Life Tab
  • Click on LoboWeb
  • Click on Registration & Records
  • Registration (Add/Drop), Course search, Check for Holds
  • Registration portal
  • Check My Registration Status
  • Choose term

Admissions Hold: Contact Admissions at 277-8900

Bursar Hold: Contact Bursar at 277-5363

New Student Learning/ Graduation Planning: If you have a hold for Graduation Planning or New Student Learning Workshops, online versions of these will be emailed to you. If you have a Department Orientation hold, your advisor will contact you about how to resolve that via distance. Please monitor your UNM email for updates.

Registration Errors and Restricted Sections

Check the catalog for prerequisite and/or co-requisite courses at

Degree Planning

To view both the Communication major and the Journalism major along with the concentrations for each please visit:


  1.  Common Course Number changes for CJ courses (effective as of Fall 2019

CJ 101

COMM 1115

CJ 110

COMM 1150

CJ 115

COMM 1155

CJ 130

COMM 1130

CJ 171

COMM 1140

CJ 220

COMM 2150

CJ 221

COMM 2120

CJ 225

COMM 2140

CJ 268

COMM 2130

CJ 269

COMM 2185

CJ 278

COMM 2190

CJ 279

COMM 2245

CJ 466

COMM 2135








Below is a link to find any UNM lower division course