Department of Communication Studies

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  • Greenspun Hall

    The Communication Studies department is located on the 4th floor where you'll find our faculty, staff, and graduate student offices. It also houses our Communication Research Space, where faculty conduct experimental research as well as interview studies.

  • Catch Your Breath, New Grads

    Communication studies grad Aeriel Halstead's message to her fellow new graduates is simple: Take a minute to appreciate all that you've accomplished.

  • Sanford I. Berman Helped Nationally Ranked Debate Team Thrive

    Benefactor to UNLV's debate team is remembered for inspiring students and helping students succeed. 

  • Presidential Debate 101 with UNLV's Debate Team Coach

    Communication studies professor Jacob Thompson on campaign history and how UNLV's hosting a debate will leave a lasting mark on campus. Plus: Details on community watch parties.


The Department of Communication Studies offers programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels designed to understand and improve all facets of human verbal and nonverbal interaction through teaching, research, and service to our students, the university, the professional community, and the public.

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