For Family and Friends

A note to all family members

Hello family members!

We’re so excited that your student is majoring in Communication Studies. First, let us say: WELCOME!

Communication Studies is an excellent degree choice – our graduates acquire valuable, marketable, and relevant skills that help them grow and develop as a person, as well as open doors and professional opportunities to shape their career going forward.

Did you know that we offer multiple scholarship opportunities? Check out the many scholarships period. The deadline for applying is February 1.

We also offer study abroad courses-several from a variety of classes, to flexibility in scheduling, to undergraduate research opportunities, to the opportunity to pursue minors or a double-major that fits their needs, to working with award-winning faculty, to participating in service-learning and community-based projects, to hanging out in one of the oldest and best buildings on IUPUI’s campus that is always buzzing with events…we’ve got you covered.

We’re excited to work with your student! You’re making an excellent choice to support your student in pursuing a major that will prepare them for the world of work and beyond.

For more information

If you have more questions, please contact Mike Polites at or call 317-278-7718. If you would like to set up a campus visit, please go to Explore the IUPUI Campus.