Freshman

Academic Advising

Our office is open Monday through Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM. Please contact gloa@gmu.edu to set up an advising appointment or pop by our office if you are on campus and would like a walk-in meeting.

Global Affairs Website

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with our web resources, particularly:

Academic Advising FAQs: http://globalaffairs.gmu.edu/undergraduate/advising/faqs

Concentrations: http://globalaffairs.gmu.edu/programs/la-ba-gloa/requirements/

Internship course, GLOA 495: http://globalaffairs.gmu.edu/undergraduate/internships

Global Politics Fellow: http://fellows.gmu.edu/global-politics-fellows

 

**Registering for Classes**

Mason Core and College General Education Requirements: http://chss.gmu.edu/general-education/all-requirements

Consider adding UNIV 100: Freshman Transition - Your Guide to a Successful First Year Experience

Self-service website for class registration and payments - https://patriotweb.gmu.edu/

Course Descriptions - https://catalog.gmu.edu/

About Minors & Other Programs - https://advising.gmu.edu/current-student/minors-at-mason/

Important College Policies

Do you have questions about withdrawing from a course; taking courses elsewhere, enrolling in more than 18 credits in a semester, or policies for poor academic performance? Be sure to bookmark the website of the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for guidelines, procedures and forms related to these topics and many more.