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Communications Department Info Regarding COVID-19

Thank you for visiting the Communications Department webpage!

To limit the spread of COVID-19, most faculty and staff will continue to work and teach remotely during the Spring 2021 semester. The Communications office continues to be closed. The best way to reach us is via email. But if you do need to call, the number is: (310) 243-3313.

Please take a moment to read the updates and information below.

Contact Information:

E-mail is currently the best way for communication. Please see the Faculty page for complete list of Faculty and contact info.

One of us will get back to you as soon as we can.

Administrative Office Hours

Our Administrative Coordinator, Nancy Perry, will be on campus Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00am - 5:00pm. On Monday she'll be available via Zoom from 8:30am - 12:30pm and on Tuesday she will be available via Zoom from 1pm - 5pm. She can be reached via email as well at

University Catalog


All students should seek advising at least once during the semester, especially those who anticipate graduating soon. You can schedule an advising session with any of our faculty members or Penny White by clicking on the links below. The faculty member or Penny will reach out with a Zoom invitation for your meeting. There are currently no in-person appointments.

You can now schedule an appointment with a Faculty or Academic Advisor online by following one of respective links below.  You can schedule an appointment for any of the following reasons:

  1. General Education requirements for a Bachelor's Degree
  2. Overall graduation requirements
  3. Academic probation and disqualification requirements
  4. University policies and procedures

Click on one of the links below to schedule an advising appointment (a new window will appear):  

Penny White's Advising Hours
To set up an appointment with Penny White please call or email the Communications Department (310)243-3313 or
  • Mondays and Tuesdays: 9:00am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 4:00pm
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Appointments must be made 8 hours in advance. Appointments are booked every 30 minutes. Please specify the nature of your appointment and include your student ID number.
  • Advising appointment will be done through Zoom by going to at the time of your appointment. You will be admitted from the waiting room.

If you would like to speak to a faculty member for advising, please go to our Contact Us page

We know that these are trying times. Please be sure to stay in contact and reach out to your faculty members. If you are struggling, we may be able to help direct you towards appropriate services.

-Dr. Sharon Sharp, Department Chair