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Admitted Non-Degree Students

Please complete the next steps to confirm your enrollment as a Mason Patriot! If you have any questions, please reach out toMason Nondegree Admissionsfor assistance.

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1– ACCEPT YOUR OFFER OF NON-DEGREE ADMISSION.

Admitted Non-Degree students must accept theiradmissionthrough to register for courses.

2– ACTIVATE PATRIOT PASS:

After accepting your admission, you will receive an email within 2 to 3 business days with further instructions on how to claim and create your Patriot Pass account on .

3– ACTIVATE YOUR MASON STUDENT EMAIL ACCOUNT

Once your Patriot Pass account is activated, you can create your Mason student email account. Please follow theto get started.

IMPORTANT: Please note that once your Mason Student Email Account is created, all official communications from the university will be sent to you on this account. You will NOT be able to opt-out of receiving messages from the university through your Mason student email account. Your Mason student email will be your primary email account while you attend Mason to receive updates from the university, communicate with your professors, participate in student involvement activities, etc.

4– REGISTER FOR COURSES AND PAY TUITION VIA PATRIOT WEB

Next you will want to register for your courses through . If your course requires a pre-requisite, contact the department which offers the course to request a course override. The department may require a copy of your unofficial transcript or a syllabus to demonstrate that you have met the pre-requisite requirement. You can find awealth of information for new non-degree students on .

Lastly, you will want to make sure that you have paid for your course(s). Information regarding payments and third party billing is available on .

The Office of Student Accounts may also be reached for questions at 703-993-2484.

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Before Arrival on Campus

5– SUBMIT IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

Virginia law requires all admitted university students to submit immunization documentation. A hold will be placed on your account and a late fee assessed if you do not submit your complete immunization records by the posted deadline.

Please visitto obtain critical information and mandatory. Your completedimmunization formshould be sent directly to Student Health Services. If you have trouble accessing the website, please contact Student Health Services at 703-993-2135 orimmunize@gmu.edu.

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When Arriving on Campus

6– GET YOUR MASON ID

Your Mason ID card will only be issued once you've registered for classes. Go to thefor more information. The card is used for library privileges, debit (if you sign up for a meal plan or Mason Money), free rides on the CUE bus, and more.

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Special Considerations
Important information for certain non-degree students

SENIOR CITIZENS

Senior Citizen Non-Degree students who enroll each fall and spring semester do not have to reapply for non-degree enrollment.However, if you are not enrolled in two consecutive semesters (i.e. fall and spring or spring and fall), you must contact the Office of the University Registrar to re-enroll. Summer terms are not required.

For information regarding Mason’s senior citizen tuition waiver please visit the Unversity Registrar’s website here:.

R.O.T.C.

Visiting non-degree students participating in Mason ROTC may enroll in a maximum of 2 credit hours per semester.

HIGH SCHOOL DUAL ENROLLMENT

High School Dual Enrollment students may enroll in a maximum of 4 credit hours per semester in a 100-299 course with the appropriate high school approval.

SMITHSONIAN-MASON SCHOOL OF CONSERVATION (SMSC)

While official transcripts are not required during the admissions process, theyare requiredin order for you to receive appropriate academic advising as a student in the SMSC programs. Students who do not complete this step may not be scheduled for classes. Please send official college transcripts from your current and/or all of your previous institutions to:

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Office of Admissions
4400 University Drive MSN 3A4
Fairfax, VA 22030

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Have electronic documents sent from your institutions tougtrans@gmu.edu