Come meet students, alumni, faculty, and staff, to discover what the Schar School has to offer. We host open houses and information sessions throughout the year. You can also schedule an appointment to visit the Schar School graduate admissions office, sit in on a graduate class, or connect with Mason's undergraduate admissions office.
We invite you to learn more about our programs by attending an open house. You will have the opportunity to discuss our graduate programs with program directors, faculty, admissions staff, current students, and alumni. The current schedule is reflected below, but be sure to sign up for emails from the Schar School's Graduate Admissions Office to be notified of future admissions events!
Master's Open House
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. (Arlington Campus)
PhD Open House
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. (Arlington Campus)
Course samplers are taught exclusively for prospective students. These events are offered during the fall and spring semesters on the Schar School's Arlington, Virginia Campus. Sample classes are small and fill up quickly, so sign up soon!
Sample Class: US-Mexico Border Security and US Immigration Policy
Taught by Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, professor in the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Sample Class: Transportation in the City of the Future: Opportunities, Challenges, and Issues
Taught by Laurie Schintler, Director of the Master’s in Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics program
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
GRADUATE CLASS VISIT SCHEDULE
Sit in on a scheduled class with Schar School graduate students. Classes are offered during the fall and spring semesters, excluding exam dates and other dates set by faculty.
Class visits have concluded for the fall semester. Check back soon for the spring schedule!
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIRS & RECRUITMENT EVENTS
Can't make it to campus? Meet our Graduate Admissions Team on the road at graduate and professional school fairs and other recruitment events.
This fall, we're traveling to New York, Atlanta, Boston, and other cities. Click here to browse the schedule of graduate and professional school fairs we're attending.
CONNECT WITH AN AMBASSADOR
Gain an inside look at life as a Schar School student by connecting with one of our volunteer graduate student ambassadors.
SCHEDULE AN INFORMATIONAL APPOINTMENT WITH GRADUATE ADMISSIONS STAFF
The Schar School's graduate admissions team is available for individual telephone and in-person appointments most weekdays at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. In-person appointments are held in Founders Hall on the Arlington campus. Please schedule ahead of time by requesting an appointment via email at email@example.com. We look forward to connecting with you!