Academic & Advising Services

Starting Fall 2021 students have the option to schedule in person or virtual advising appointments

Students and prospective students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with our advisers with questions pertaining to the School of Integrative Studies program. Advisors can discuss:

  • curriculum requirements
  • changing concentrations
  • taking courses at other institutions
  • maintaining proper academic status within the university
  • study abroad possibilities
  • general degree requirements.

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Click on your major for instructions to schedule an appointment.

Integrative Studies majors (INTS)

Environmental and Sustainability Studies majors (EVSS)

Human Development and Family Science (HDFS)

Bachelors of Individualized Studies (BIS)

Change of major and/or Minor advising for non-School of Integrative Studies majors

How to view advising notes and worksheets

 

Integrative Studies & Environmental and Sustainability Studies:

1) Log into Navigate (https://gmu.campus.eab.com/) using your Mason Net ID and password.

2) Click the blue “Get Assistance” button in the top right corner.

3) For type of appointment, select “Academic Advising”.

4) For service type, select your major: “Integrative Studies Advising” or "Environmental and Sustainability Studies"

5) Click “find available time” button.

6) Select meeting mode (in person or virtual) from dropdown list on left side of screen (under calendar). Please note: some advisors may only have one type of meeting mode available on a specific day.

7) If you would like to meet with a specific advisor, choose their name from the Staff dropdown list.

8) Select day and time of appointment from list.

9) Review appointment details.

10) Include the reason for your appointment in the comments box.

11) Click submit button to schedule the appointment.

Note: Make sure to hit the submit button after reviewing the appointment details. If you do not receive a confirmation email, the appointment was not scheduled.

 

Human Development and Family Science:

1) Log into Navigate (https://gmu.campus.eab.com/) using your Mason Net ID and password.

2) Click the blue “Get Assistance” button in the top right corner.

3) For type of appointment, select “Academic Advising”.

4) For service type select : “Human Development and Family Science Advising"

5) Click “find available time” button.

6) Select meeting mode (in person or virtual) from dropdown list on left side of screen (under calendar). Please note: some advisors may only have one type of meeting mode available on a specific day.

7) If you would like to meet with a specific advisor, choose their name from the Staff dropdown list.

8) Select day and time of appointment from list.

9) Review appointment details.

10) Include the reason for your appointment in the comments box.

11) Click submit button to schedule the appointment.

Note: Make sure to hit the submit button after reviewing the appointment details. If you do not receive a confirmation email, the appointment was not scheduled.

 

Bachelors of Individualized Studies:

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Change of Major and/or Minor Advising:

1) Click the link (https://gmu.campus.eab.com/) and login using your Mason Net ID and password.

2) Click the Blue "Get Assistance" Button in the top right corner.

3) For type of appointment, select Academic Advising.

4) For service type, select Declare/Change major/minor.

5) Click “find available time” button.

6) Select meeting mode (in person or virtual) from dropdown list on left side of screen (under calendar). Please note: some advisors may only have one type of meeting mode available on a specific day.

7) If you would like to meet with a specific advisor, choose their name from the Staff dropdown list.

8) Select day and time of appointment from list.

9) Review appointment details.

10) Include the reason for your appointment in the comments box.

11) Click submit button to schedule the appointment.

Note: Make sure to hit the submit button after reviewing the appointment details. If you do not receive a confirmation email, the appointment was not scheduled.

 

How to view advising notes & worksheet:

1) Login to Navigate

2) Click on "reports" tab at the top of the page.

3) Click on view details for the most recent appointment. Appointment notes will be viewable in popup window.

4) To view an attached advising worksheet: click on the attachment at the bottom of the text box. It may take a few moments for the file to load.

 

Advising Staff

 

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Advising:

Sharon Spradling, Academic Program Coordinator

 

Human Development and Family Science Advising:

Aoi Yamanaka, PhD, Associate Director of Academic Services & Assistant Professor

 

Integrative Studies Advising:

Current and prospective Integrative Studies students may meet with any advisor listed below.

Misty Krell, Director of Academic Affairs

Sara Montiel, Associate Director of Student Services

Aoi Yamanaka, PhD, Associate Director of Academic Services & Assistant Professor

Marty Abruzzo, Student Services Coordinator

Andrea Barabach, Student Services Coordinator

Margaret Zeddies, GTA & Academic Advisor

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