Frequently Asked Questions

How and when do I transfer my courses to ASU?
Students should transfer their courses to ASU as soon as they have a posted grade for the course. Information on transferring courses can be found here:

Why is my registration date so late?
Registration dates are determined by the number of credit hours completed. This date cannot be changed.

Can I take my courses online?
On-Campus students can take iCourses which are offered via the online format.


The scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now open.  

By completing and submitting the application, you automatically apply for all Hugh Downs School scholarships that you are eligible to receive. Applicants must be COM majors currently enrolled in classes at ASU and must have established an ASU GPA. (Only Tempe campus-based students are eligible for the Hugh Downs School scholarships.)

Tournament Awards and Highlights

2016-2017 ASU Forensics Team  

After participating in August retreats for both speech and debate, team members were ready to begin the fall competitions.


What is The Empty Space

To more fully explain the impact that The Empty Space has had on students, faculty, and the public, we have invited people familiar with the Space to tell their own stories.

Kristin Bervig Valentine, Professor Emerita, Arizona State University


Admission for the 2016-2017 Season

Admission is free and open to the public at The Empty Space. Donations are accepted at some performances and are considered charitable contributions to performance studies in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.

We sincerely appreciate your support!


ASU Performing Arts BuildingThe Empty Space at Arizona State University Main is a performance venue that features scholarship developed by students and faculty in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.