Nichole Hughes-Liss

School of Communication - Communication

Nichole Hughes-Liss

Welcome to my online appointment system! I advise the following groups of students: 

  • Declared Communication Studies, Interpersonal majors that are sophomores, juniors, & seniors
  • Declared Communication Studies, Political majors that are sophomores, juniors, & seniors

To schedule an appointment, select a day and time below and enter the requested information. Students have the option to schedule appointments in an in-person or virtual format and you will be asked to select a meeting preference when you schedule (either “in-person appointment” or “virtual appointment”). If you do not fall into one of the above categories, your appointment will be cancelled.

Please note: any appointment scheduled on a Thursday will automatically be virtual!

In-Person Advising Appointment Protocols

In-person advising appointments will be held in my office, Fell Hall 452. For all in-person appointments, the following protocols will be in place:

·         Mobile Check-in: When you arrive for your appointment, please check-in using the link provided in your confirmation email or by scanning the QR code outside the Communication main office on the 4th floor of Fell Hall. After checking-in, please have a seat in the hallway outside the Communication main office and your advisor will come greet you for your appointment.

·         Illness & Symptoms: If you are sick or displaying any symptoms (such as fever, cough, sore throat, etc.), please do not come to my office.  If you arrive to your appointment and are displaying symptoms, I reserve the right to cancel.

Virtual Advising Appointment Protocols:

Virtual advising appointments will take place via Zoom. Prior to your scheduled appointment, I will send you an email with a link to your Zoom virtual meeting space, as well as notes for your appointment. For all virtual appointments, please follow the protocols for appropriate Zoom etiquette as posted on our website.


Please visit the Communication Undergraduate Advising website for more information regarding appointment types and protocols for each:

Freshman students: All freshman students are advised through University College. Please call 309-438-7604 to set up an appointment with your University College advisor.

Incoming Transfer Students: Please email me directly at for more information about scheduling your Transfer Registration & Orientation Day appointment.

Prospective Students: Please email me directly at to schedule your visit with the School of Communication.

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