School of Communication Undergraduate Application Instructions

Details concerning the application requirements, scheduled application orientation meetings and the application deadline can be found at Undergraduate Admissions

2022 School of Communication Undergraduate Application

The online application link found below will be available on December 17th, 2021.

Online Application Form is OPEN now. Applicants can sign up and fill the application at: https://comm-fsu-sm.smapply.us/

In preparation to use the online application form students should complete the following.

Advertising

Students applying to the Advertising major should compile and submit:

a) A personal statement describing your prior experiences, career objectives and overall interests that are related to your application (maximum length: 500 words).

b) Portfolio materials may include a resume, writing / copywriting samples, creative works, graphic art examples, and illustrations that are related to your application (a maximum of three examples will be reviewed).

c) Copies of your college / university transcript(s) – – – official or unofficial copies are acceptable.

Digital Media Production

Students applying to the Digital Media Production major are encouraged to compile and submit:

a) Copies of your college / university transcript(s) – – official or unofficial copies are acceptable.

b) An idea for a non-fiction video: Please describe a story or topic you would like to make a video about. This could be a documentary or a sports feature for Seminole Productions. Tell us why you think this topic is interesting and how you would present your story. What would we see? What would we hear? Be specific and research the topic if needed. (maximum length: 500 words).

c) We require a resume as your first portfolio submission. Other portfolio submissions are optional and can be other creative work you’d like to share that speaks to your talent or potential in filmmaking. Photography and writing are good examples of portfolio material, but only submit your best work. If you do not submit a reel, portfolio material is highly encouraged.

d) Optional but highly encouraged: One URL link (Youtube or Vimeo only) that contains a 5-minute reel of audio / video work samples showcasing your past experience. ONLY ONE LINK ALLOWED, 5 MINUTES LONG OR LESS. In the Description section of the Youtube or Vimeo post, you must write a list of your role or contributions for each video included in the reel, unless this information is included in the reel itself.

Media & Communication Studies

Students applying to the Media & Communication Studies should compile and submit:

a) Copies of your college / university transcript(s) – – – official or unofficial copies are acceptable.

Public Relations

Students applying to the Public Relations major should compile and submit:

a) A personal statement describing your prior experiences, career objectives and overall interests that are related to your application (maximum length: 500 words).

b) Portfolio materials, that may include a resume, writing examples and creative works that are related to your application (a maximum of three examples will be reviewed).

c) Copies of your college / university transcript(s) – – – official or unofficial copies are acceptable.

Application to the School of Communication requires three (3) steps:

  1. Students applying to the School of Communication:
    a) Must currently be admitted to FSU, or
    b) Transfer students must have applied to FSU: http://admissions.fsu.edu/
    Note: Acceptance to FSU does not guarantee admission to the School of Communication.
  2. Beginning December 17th, 2021, students may complete the online application found at: https://comm-fsu-sm.smapply.us/

    When completing the following online application form we recommend that you use one of the web browsers listed here: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

  3. Finally, students should submit the completed online application on or before the deadline of Tuesday February 1st, 2022, 5:00 p.m. EST.
    NOTE: Before submitting the completed online application, please print and retain a copy for your records.