School of Communication & Journalism

Lori McLean, Academic Advisor

The School of Communication and Journalism Academic Advisor:

Lori McLean

Lori McLean

Academic Advisor
225 Tichenor
Auburn University, AL 36849
(334) 844-2727

Lori McLean earned her BA in Psychology from Auburn University in 1994 and her MS in Counseling Psychology from Troy University in 1997.  Lori has over 10 years of experience in academic advising, seven of those years here at AU.  In addition to her advising responsibilities, Lori is the coordinator of the School of Communication and Journalism Learning Community.  Lori and her husband Mac ’96 are the proud parents of three boys Brett, Lance and Griffin. 

To make an appointment:  Email available days and times to

What courses are required for a CMJN major?

Where can I find descriptions of courses offered?

They are listed in alphabetical order in the AU Bulletin Course Descriptions.

I want to change my major to Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or Public Relations.

You are encouraged to declare your intentions to your assigned College of Liberal Arts advisor. Communication, Journalism, Public Relations and Media Studies are application majors. Students are considered pre-majors until accepted into one of the four programs.

How do I apply to the major?

The application is submitted online.& The application is located on our website under Admission Procedures and Program Application.

When should I apply to the Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or Public Relations program?

Deadlines may be found on the “Admission Procedures and Program Application page on our website.

Transfer Students

Students transferring to Auburn University’s School of Communication and Journalism may use the following website to check on the transferrable of their courses into the program:

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Last Updated: February 13, 2017