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Who We Are

University Studies empowers students to craft a successful college experience and prepare for their future. Our courses are open to all undergraduate students as they transition into Mason, determine their career path, learn how to engage in the college community and prepare for life after graduation by building a holistic set of skills and competencies. Our classes support your journey of self-discovery and growth during your college years.

Our Courses

Transition To Mason

The Right Start!

Our first year transition courses connect new Mason students to faculty/staff, to one another and to campus resources for a successful transition to Mason. We offer transition courses for both freshmen and transfer students. Make the most of your Mason experience! Read more.

Transition Through Mason

We offer courses that build students’ knowledge and skills in areas of interest to them during their undergraduate years. Currently, these include courses on academic success; financial literacy, career and internship readiness, and more. Read more.

Transition Beyond Mason

Getting close to graduating? University Studies continues to support you in this exciting phase of your college experience! We offer College to Career and Professional Skills Development courses on how to find a job, sharpen your resume and build your professional skills. Thinking about graduate school? Our College to Graduate School course is for you. Read more.

SPRING 2023 UNIV COURSE OFFERINGS

Below are University Studies spring courses offered for first-year students. For more information about a course, please click on its title to be redirected to its webpage.

TITLE COURSESECTIONMEETING INFORMATIONCRN
Introduction to MasonUNIV 100 (1 Cr.)001T, 3:00pm-4:20pm
HNOVR L002
17924
Introduction to MasonUNIV 100 (1 Cr.)002W, 3:00pm-4:20pm
HNOVR L003
17925
Academic success UNIV 110 (0-1 Cr.)001M,3:00pm-4:15pm
HNOVR L002
10763
Building ResilienceUNIV 170 (0-1 Cr.)DL1R, 12:00pm-1:15pm 
Online
21941
Financial LiteracyUNIV 170 (0-1 Cr.)001T, 10:30am-11:45am 
HNOVR L002
14569
Protecting BiodiversityUNIV 170 (0-1 Cr.)002Th, 1:30pm-2:45pm
HNOVR L002
21925
Decide/Confirm MajorUNIV 220 (0-1 Cr.)001W, 10:30am-11:45am
HNOVR L003 
21926
Decide/Confirm MajorUNIV 220 (0-1 Cr.)DL1T, 1:30pm-2:45pm 
Online
15629

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Contact Us

For new course inquiries, general program and course information, or questions about how to become a peer advisor, email us at: univ@gmu.edu

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