Study Abroad Course Approvals

Study abroad course approval process:

Congratulations on your choice to study abroad! Mason offers numerous programs for international study, research, internships, service, and leadership. Mason’s Global Education Office is your main resource . The Schar School of Policy and Government also offers short term, 3-credit programs: Schar Study Abroad

All students taking GOVT courses and Schar majors must be pre-approved by the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs:

  • Scan/email your forms and course descriptions to:
  • Once your request is approved, the Assistant Dean will return the form directly to the student
  • If your request is not approved, the Assistant Dean will communicate the reason by email

Course approvals needing review after you return:

  • Please follow the same process as above