As a major within the School of Journalism and Graphic Arts, one of your biggest jobs will be to ask questions so you can gather information for your reports or your designs.

But you don’t need to worry about questions regarding the resources you need as a current student. We’ve already gathered up common policies and forms that you may need as you take your classes, and we also have a list of job and internship opportunities so you can accumulate practical experience.

  • Graphic student working on assignments.
  • Dr. Leah Hunter teaching a student.
  • FAMU Alumna Pam Oliver on the sideline reporting for Fox Sports.
  • WANM 90.5 Student talking on-air.
  • Broadcast Journalism Student conducting podcast using her iPad in the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication Library.
  • Broadcast Journalism Student interviewing students outside the Florida Capitol building after a march.
  • SJGC Alumni and Students poses for a picture after the panel discussion with Alumna Kim Godwin, ABC News President and Dean Mira Lowe.
  • FAMU NABJ students pose with there 2021-2022 advisor Ms. Chandra Lanier.
  • Living Learning Community Student records news package for FAMU TV-20 original programming.
  • Alumna and President of ABC News Kim Godwin with Graphic Communication Alumnus Elijah Rutland hold his custom designed FAMU sweater.

Policies & Forms

Understand the processes and get the forms you need for changing your major, requesting an excused absence or filing a grievance or complaint.

Curriculum Guides

Civic Literacy Graduation Requirement

As stated in Florida statute (1007.25), every first-time in college (FTC) student initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in 2018-2019 and thereafter must demonstrate competency in civic literacy.

Civic Literacy Graduation Requirement Website

Universty Library Resources

Computer & Equipment Checkout

Jobs & Internships

To recieve the latest news on jobs and internships, sign up to receive messages from the SJGC Canvas by sending your name and FAMU email address to Once your email address is added to Canvas, you will receive an email invitation from “Instructure Canvas” (labeled Course Invitation). Open the email, click the button labeled “Get Started/Accept Invite” and sign into Canvas. 

Ms. Ranata Hughes
Internship Coordinator
Office Phone: 850.412.5395

Student Success Center Contacts

Ms. Elisabeth Richison
Academic Advisor
Academic Advisement (A-Z)
Direct Email:

Office Phone: 850.561.2398

Advisement Hours:
Walk-in hours ONLY: Monday-Friday 10 AM-12 PM 
Appointment ONLY:  Monday-Friday 2 PM-4 PM (in-person or/and via zoom)

Click Here For In-Person Appointment
Click Here For Zoom Appointment
During advisement sessions, it is REQUESTED that the student complete a copy of their Academic Progression/Course Guideline report BEFORE meeting with Academic Advisor. 

Mr. William Jiles
Journalism Division Director (Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations)
Direct Email:
Office Phone: 850.412.5393

Mr. Anosh Gill

Graphic Communication Division Director (Graphic Design)

Direct Email:
Office Phone: 850.412.7137

General Contact Information
Department Email:
Main Office Phone:  850.599.3379