These forms are for undergraduate students only. These requests are reviewed by SOJC Student Services at least once a week. The Undergraduate Program Coordinator will email you confirming your request has been received. If approved, your request will then be sent on to the Registrar’s office for processing. It can take up to two weeks for changes to show up in your student record.

Online Forms 

  • I wish to apply for full major status in Journalism, Advertising, Media Studies and/or Public Relations.
    • This application is due the last day of the term before you plan to start the Gateway to Media series, even if you are currently completing some of the pre-major requirements. The application will remain pending until grades are released.
      • If you wish to begin the Gateway series in Summer 2017, the application/petition deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017.
      • If you wish to begin the Gateway series in Fall 2017, the application/petition deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017 (if you are not doing summer school at UO) or 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017 (if you are doing summer school at UO).
    • To be accepted to the SOJC, you need to complete the pre-journalism core classes and have at least a 2.90 UO GPA.
    • If you DO NOT meet the GPA requirement, you can petition for full major status.

For the minor:


Downloadable Forms

Hardcopies of these forms are also available in the Student Services Center, 134 Allen Hall.

  • Petition for Full Major Status [see above for the deadline]
    For students who do not meet the GPA requirements for admission. See these guidelines for submitting a full major petition.
  • Internship Tracking Form
    For full majors who wish to register for internship credit. The form must be filled out in consultation with your faculty adviser.
  • Individualized Study Form
    For full majors who wish to register for independent study credit. The form must be filled out in consultation with the faculty member supervising the credit.