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WELCOME TO THE MASON NATION! Congratulations on your admission to George Mason University. Here’s a checklist to help you take the next steps in officially becoming a Mason Patriot. More details are available in your student portal.  Plus, check out our FAQs for Admitted International Students.

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1‒ SUBMIT YOUR DEPOSIT.

Congratulations on being accepted to Mason! You can submit your $250 enrollment deposit through our deposit portal.

2‒ ACTIVATE PATRIOT PASS.

After submitting your deposit, you will receive an email within 2 to 3 business days with further instructions on how to claim and create your Patriot Pass account at password.gmu.edu.

3‒ ACTIVATE MASONLIVE EMAIL ACCOUNT.

Once your Patriot Pass account is activated, you can create your Masonlive email account. Please follow 1st Login Instructions to get started.

4‒ APPLY FOR ON-CAMPUS HOUSING.

The Spring 2021 Housing Application will open in November 2020. Check back here for more information.

5‒ REGISTER FOR INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION.

Registration for Winter Orientation opens on Monday, November 2nd. Winter Orientation sessions for Spring 2021 new students and families will be virtual. More information on the Winter Orientation process coming soon! Specific details will be included in Orientation confirmation e-mails. Questions? Contact New Student and Family Programs at orientu@​gmu.​edu or 703-993-2475

6‒ RECEIVE YOUR I-20 FORMS.

If you intend to apply for an F-1 student visa and you have not already submitted your financial documents to receive your I-20 form, please send them as soon as possible. For International Student Visa information visit https://www2.gmu.edu/admissions-aid/how-apply/international

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7‒ CELEBRATE BECOMING A PATRIOT.

We invite you to share your big news with #ChooseMason in all of your posts.

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 Before Arrival on Campus

8‒ SUBMIT IMMUNIZATION RECORDS.

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

shs.gmu.edu/immunizations

9‒ SUBMIT YOUR FINAL TRANSCRIPT.

Please have your school counselor submit your final transcript to the office of Admissions. Failure to submit final transcripts by the end of your first term will result in a hold being placed on your account that will prevent you from registering for future classes.