Prospective First-Year Students

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We're excited that you're interested in the College of Media at Illinois! We offer cutting-edge, transformative experiences in the fields of:

In addition to these majors, we offer minors in cinema studies, critical film production, journalism, media (for non-Media majors), and public relations. Students can also gain certificates in media production, sales, social media, and sportmedia.

Request more information about admission to the College of Media. 

Media In-Person and Virtual Visits

We invite you to learn more about the College of Media during an in-person presentation and Q&A session in Gregory Hall. During your time with Media, you will learn about our four majors and ways to get involved with student media at Illinois. Visit the Undergraduate Admissions website to view dates and times to sign up for one of our prospective student sessions. Please note that a tour is not included during College of Media sessions.

If you cannot visit campus, you can attend a virtual session with Media. Our virtual presentations are offered throughout the year. Dates, times, and the option to register for our virtual sessions are available on the Undergraduate Admissions website. 

Campus In-Person Tours

The Undergraduate Admissions Office offers daily presentations and campus tours. We recommend attending both the presentation session and a walking tour of campus. You’ll need to register for this separately on the Undergraduate Admissions website. 

Preparing to Visit Campus
Before you head to campus for your visit, please review the Preparing to Visit section of the Undergraduate Admissions website. 

University Housing Residence Halls Tour 
University Housing offers daily tours of undergraduate residence halls. If you are interested in touring the different residence halls, please visit University Housing for more information.

Application Information

Contact Information

For questions and more information about scheduling a visit, feel free to email or call:

Student Services Center
College of Media at Illinois
217-244-4329
media-ssc@illinois.edu