Pre-Orientation Advising

*All advising appointments are being conducted virtually at this time*

Integrative Studies Majors

Please follow the steps below to make an Advising Appointment prior to Orientation. 

1. Check to see if your credits have transferred by checking your Unofficial Transcript through Patriot Web --> Student Services --> Student Records --> View Your Unofficial Transcript (select the current semester) --> Display Mason Transcript.

If you do not see that courses have been evaluated yet, review your transferring courses in which you received a grade of C or better and make a list of Mason equivalents using the Transfer Credit MatrixIf you do not bring this list with you to advising, we will not be able to discuss your remaining degree requirements or graduation timeline.

2. Please write down any questions you have and bring those as well.

3.To schedule a 30-60 minute pre-orientation advising appointment please write to with your masonlive email address and three (3) time preferences between Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 4 pm. We will schedule you for the first available appointment within the availability you share. Be sure to include your full name and G number in the email.


Environmental & Sustainability Studies Majors

We are unable to offer pre-orientation appointments at this time.


Bachelor's of Individualized Studies (BIS) Majors

Please click this link for information on advising: