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Each year, thousands of students successfully transfer from NOVA to George Mason University. NOVA works closely with Mason to offer students a seamless transfer process.

Mason Office of Admissions
Transfer information sessions are offered each fall and spring semester for prospective transfer students and start promptly at posted times. These sessions provide students with information about the procedure for applying as a transfer student and will help to ease the transfer process. Find out transfer application deadlines.

Mason Office of Admissions, Transfer Admission
This resource offers NOVA students critical information for successfully transferring to Mason. You are encouraged to review the entire page for admission requirements, application deadlines, transcript information and selective major requirements. Mason enrolls transfers for both the fall and spring semesters and expects applicants to meet their application deadlines of March 1 or October 1. Official transcripts from every college and university attended both in the U.S. or any other country are required for an admission review.

Mason Office of Transfer Services
The Office of Transfer Services provides transfer counselors to meet with prospective students and applicants Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on a walk-in basis. Be certain to bring copies of all college transcripts to your walk-in meeting.

Center for Academic Advising, Retention, and Transitions
Want to learn more about transferring to George Mason University? The Center for Academic Advising, Retention & Transitions (CAART's) website is a great resource for prospective students! The transfer student page on our website is a great way to find specific information that will be helpful as you consider Mason before and during the application process: http://advising.gmu.edu/transfer-students/. Once admitted to George Mason University, The Academic Advisors in the Center for Academic Advising, Retention & Transitions work with undeclared students. Have a major already identified? Find their contact information using our Advisor Locator.

Additionally, Mason has created Mason Enrollment Central to better serve our students by providing many enrollment resources in one location (transfer admissions, financial aid, student accounts, and Registrar). Here is a brief description of that office for you to consider adding to your transferring to Mason page:

Mason Course Equivalency Search Engine
This database contains courses that have been evaluated to offer transfer equivalency at the University, including all courses from the Virginia Community College System. Please note that this database is dynamic; we are constantly updating course equivalency data. While this data is as accurate and current as possible, the University retains the right to revise a transfer credit evaluation at any time. This information is not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the University.

Mason Guaranteed Admission Agreement Frequently Asked Questions

Mason General Education (Mason Core) Requirement Choices for Transfer Students