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Communication and Mass Media

Communication and Mass Media

Students with a major in the School of Communication and Mass Media are invited to consider the Communication and Mass Media Academic Living Community. This community will focus on early student engagement with faculty as well as offer experiential learning opportunities. Discover more about the communication and mass media field including career possibilities, internship opportunities and more.

South Complex

Communication and Mass Media
community located in South Complex

Benefits of residing in the academic community include:

Enjoy organized activities and presentations centered on academic-based topics

Connect with first-year freshmen with the same academic interest

Experience increased interaction with academic support services and faculty to improve academic success

Discover social interactions with academic-based student organizations to help develop a sense of belonging


How to apply

Apply to a community

Complete and submit the Apply for Housing form


Apply for a Fall 2019 community by completing your housing application in CatPAWS and submitting the $50 prepayment. As you begin the housing application, select the Academic Living Community application. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for questions related to the housing application. For questions on the ALC initiative, please contact the Student Success Center at 660.562.1726.


Community Details


Who Lives in the Community?

The following majors from the School of Communication and Mass Media can live in the Communication and Mass Media Academic Living Community:


Residence Hall

The Communication and Mass Media Academic Living Community is located on the second floor of South Complex.

Located near the Union, South Complex offers pod-style living. Each floor features a kitchenette, laundry room, balcony or patio, lounge with wireless Internet access, study room and meeting room.


Meet the Academic Coordinators


Brian Swafford

Brian Swafford

Senior Instructor

Phone: 660.562.1506
Email: swaff@nwmissouri.edu