Freshmen Direct Admission
All College of Media directly admitted students are assigned a College advisor
beginning their first academic term. Directly admitted freshmen also enroll
JRL 191, the College of Media's First-Year Seminar, which
helps prepare them for college and their major.
Directly admitted students also have the opportunity to participate in the
Adventure WV: College of Media program, a unique orientation program
offered through a partnership between the
WVU Adventure WV program and the College of Media.
Current WVU students may declare a major in the College of Media once they
have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.25 at WVU. Or, once a student has a 2.0
cumulative GPA at WVU, they may enroll in JRL 215, space permitting. If
the student earns a "C" or better in that course, they may then declare
For more information on freshman admission, please contact: