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Media, Film & Journalism Studies

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Media, Film & Journalism Studies Updates

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We know this is a complicated time for the whole University of Denver community, especially for our students. If you are looking for information that is not listed here, or if you have any questions at all about how to navigate your courses, please let us know.


Click here for the University of Denver's COVID-19/Coronavirus webpage, which includes the most recent University updates and the most complete list of resources for students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Click here for the University of Denver's Stay Connected webpage, which includes resources for staying involved with the DU community while not on campus.

Physical and Mental Health Resources
  • DU Health & Counseling Center (HCC)
    • The HCC offers both physical and mental health care and referrals. 
    • IMPORTANT: As of Friday, March 13, the HCC has the capacity for limited COVID-19 testing but only for those who meet the selection criteria (medical symptoms + contact/travel to an area of community transmission. Check their website for more information.
  • MySPP Tele-Mental Health Program
    • DU participates in the MySSP tele-mental health program, which is available for free to all students. It can be access via chat or phone 24/7. Here's a video with instructions on how to find the app: 
Potential/Admitted Student Resources

Find more resources for potential or incoming students on DU's main Coronavirus web page

  • Are campus visits, tours, or info sessions impacted at this time?
    • All admissions-related programs are cancelled through April 10. The Admissions office is open virtually. The experience includes our virtual tour, and the DU student experience.
  • Admitted graduate student visit day
    • DU's Admitted Graduate Student Visit Day has been moved online. Students admitted to the MA in International & Intercultural Communication and MA in Media & Public Communications programs are invited to our virtual admitted student information sessions. Contact us at to learn more. 


Building & Access

All buildings in the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, including the Media, Film & Journalism Studies building will be locked down until further notice. 

We are unfortunately not able to check out any film equipment at this time. Please contact your professor directly with any equipment needs, as each course will be handling the process differently. 


How to Get in Touch 

Virtual Office Hours

Our staff will host virtual office hours from 7:45 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 30 and 31 and April 1, to answer your questions about spring quarter courses. 

Zoom Link: 

Or you can call 1-346-248-7799 and use meeting ID 303 871 2166. 

I want to contact the Department Chair

Contact our Department Chair, Dr. Lynn Schofield Clark:

  • Voicemail: 303-871-3983
  • Email:
I have a tech-related question

Contact our tech director, Ethan Crawford at 303-900-2233.

I have a course-related question
  • Accessing the online course
    • See the above section on this page for information on downloading zoom. For other issues, contact: Ethan Crawford at (303) 900-2233.
  • I'm on the waitlist
    • The waitlist is automated through the registrar's office and your professor cannot change this. You can find your position on the waitlist via PioneerWeb. If someone drops the class, the first person on the waitlist will receive an email notification inviting them to register within a certain amount of time. If they do not register by the deadline, the second person on the waitlist will be notified. 
  • Adding/Dropping a course
    • The last day students can register for Spring Quarter without the professor's approval is April 5. Instructor approval is required beginning April 6. You can drop a class anytime up to April 6 with no penalty, but starting April 6 any dropped class will result in a W (Withdrawn) on your transcript. May 10 is the last day a student can drop a class via PioneerWeb with faculty approval.
  • Textbooks
    • Books are available at the DU Bookstore, which is offering free ground shipping. Please order as soon as possible. If you have questions, consult the course site via canvas.
  • For questions about the course format and policies regarding grading as well as sick days
    • Please consult the course site via Canvas.
  • Any other questions
    • Please contact your professor directly.
I want to change my major and/or I have questions about my degree

Contact our undergraduate director, Dr. Liberman, at

I'm a potential/admitted student

Please reference DU's Coronavirus information page before reaching out to any departments, as your questions may already be answered there. 

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 303-871-2036 or at
  • Graduate Students
    • Please contact your program director or Emily Schwartz at 303-871-2166 or at
I have a different question

Contact our office manager, Peggy Marlow: 

  • Phone: 303-871-3954
  • Email: 

Contact our communications manager, Emily Schwartz:

  • Voicemail (I will respond within 1 business day): 303-871-2166
  • Cell Phone (call or text): 970-214-9668
  • Email:


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