There’s never been a better time to start a career in communication and information. Make CCI your home today, and we will light the way for your future!
- Public Relations
- 4+1 Bachelor’s + Master’s Program
- Creative Media
- Sports Communication
- Science Communication
Coming to CCI has single-handedly changed my life in the last year; with the trips, the internships, and the opportunities, it has all been something to behold.”
Aaron Riede Stone
undergraduate student at the Tombras School of Advertising and Public Relations
The Tombras School’s minor combines advertising and public relations into one as a valuable addition to a variety of majors.
The Communication Studies minor can enhance your public speaking, provide you with polished business and professional communication skills.
The School of Journalism and Electronic Media offers three minors to allow students to pick the best path for their career: Journalism and Electronic Media, Digital Media, and Broadcast Meteorology.
Financial Aid and UT Scholarships
Learn more about other options for financial aid, such as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and UT Scholarships.
CCI offers a variety of scholarships to existing CCI students to assist with travel, research, and more.
Federal Work Study Program
There are opportunities for students to work on or off campus through the Federal Work Study program.
Transfer Student Information
Students transferring from community colleges or other universities apply for admission using the online application. The university’s transfer credit policy is available in the current UT catalog.
The Office of the University Registrar provides course transfer equivalency tables for Tennessee community colleges and universities. The tables allow you to determine how courses you are currently taking or are planning to take at other Tennessee schools compare to University of Tennessee courses. Please visit the Transfer Center for more information about the University of Tennessee.
International Student Information
We welcome students from around the world and want to give them a big Rocky Top welcome!
Visit International Student and Scholar Services for more information about your next steps to become a Volunteer.
I’ve Been Admitted to CCI – Now What?
- Register for the New Vol Experience. Once you register, you select a date for your Virtual Advising Appointment. Your advisor will be in touch with you at least 48 business hours prior to your virtual advising session. Make sure to check your UTK email.
- Complete your Virtual Advising Appointment. During this hour and a half long appointment, you will find out your transfer credits apply to your major, learn about your new major, and register for classes.
Clubs and Organizations
Each of our four schools and the college support student organizations that allow you opportunities to engage and network with people who will help light the way to your success.
CCI students have the opportunity to carry the Volunteer spirit to other parts of the world, and to broaden their perspectives and skills through our unique Global Programs experiences.
CCI offers multiple and diverse hands-on experiences for students to build an inclusive community fueled by the Volunteer spirit.