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Incoming Graduate Students

Welcome, Incoming Graduate Students! We are excited to have you join our community of scholars! 

New Student Orientation

The Fall 2017 New Student Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 24th, 2017. During orientation you will meet students in your cohort, mingle with faculty, learn important information about Mason and S-CAR, and connect with your assigned faculty mentor. Please RSVP for orientation no later than August 18th, 2017.

While this is certainly a time of great excitement and eagerness, in order to make the most of your transition into S-CAR please review the following information specific to your program. In addition, each student is expected to review the Newly Admitted Student page from the Office of Graduate Admissions in regards to submittng final transcripts and submitting immunization records.

Next Steps

These are the steps you will need to take to prepare yourself for the various graduate programs at Mason and S-CAR.

Certificate

Schedule your Advising Appointment:

Certificate students should email Mara Schoeny (mschoeny@gmu.edu), Graduate Certificate Program Director, to set up your appointment.

Set up your Patriot Pass account:

To activate your new student PatriotPass account, you will need your G number, indicated on your admission email/letter, and CLAIM ID number, which is your birth month, day and year in 2-digit format (i.e., June 30, 1976, would be entered as 063076).

Register for classes:

  • Using your Patriot Pass login information, you will view the schedule of classes, then register.
  • You should register and pay for your tuition and fees before the first day of class of each term.
  • Review course descriptions and available course syllabi.
Master's

Schedule your Advising Appointment

Students must make an advising appointment to before registering for courses. Please email Charisse Cardenas (scaradvi@gmu.edu). These can take place either in-person, via Skype, or by telephone.

Set up your Patriot Pass account:

To activate your new student PatriotPass account, you will need your G number, indicated on your admission email/letter, and CLAIM ID number, which is your birth month, day and year in 2-digit format (i.e., June 30, 1976, would be entered as 063076).

Register for classes:

  • Using your Patriot Pass login information, you will view the schedule of classes, then register.
  • You should register and pay for your tuition and fees before the first day of class of each term.
  • Review course descriptions and available course syllabi.
Doctoral

Schedule your Advising Appointment:

Students must make an advising appointment to before registering for courses. Please email Dr. Julie Shedd (jshedd@gmu.edu).

Set up your Patriot Pass account:

To activate your new student PatriotPass account, you will need your G number, indicated on your admission email/letter, and CLAIM ID number, which is your birth month, day and year in 2-digit format (i.e., June 30, 1976, would be entered as 063076).

Register for classes:

  • Using your Patriot Pass login information, you will view the schedule of classes, then register.
  • You should register and pay for your tuition and fees before the first day of class of each term.
  • Review course descriptions and available course syllabi.
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