Visit Us

We invite you to join us to learn more about the Schar School of Policy and Government and our academic programs.

George Mason University is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Please indicate in the registration questions or email schar@gmu.edu if you will need disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

Meet Our Graduate Admissions Team

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a member of the graduate admissions team for an opportunity to ask questions, discuss your academic and professional goals, and learn more about our degree programs and admissions process. 

Please email schar@gmu.edu or call us at 703-993-8099 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a class visit.

Interested in our undergraduate programs? See below for information on how to get in touch with our undergraduate admissions team!

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Upcoming Events for Prospective Graduate Students

After registering for each of these events, you will receive an email with a zoom link 24 hours in advance of the session.

Application Drop-In Hours:

"Drop-In" during our virtual application drop-in hours to ask the admissions team any questions you may have about your master’s application. 

   Friday, December 9, at 12 to 1 p.m. ET (Virtual).  Register.

   Friday, December 16, at 12 to 1 p.m. ET (Virtual). Register

MPA and MPP Information Sessions:

Join us virtually on your lunch break to hear more about the master’s in public administration and master’s in public policy programs, including the application process, student experience and graduate outcomes.

   Monday, December 12, at 12 to 1 p.m. ET (Virtual)Register.

Organization Development and Knowledge Management (ODKM) Lunch and Learn Event: 

Join us virtually on your lunch break to hear more about the ODKM program, including information about the application process, student experience and graduate outcomes.

   Thursday, December 8, at 12 to 1 p.m. ET (Virtual)Register.

 

George Mason University is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Please contact indicate in the questions or email schar@gmu.edu if you will need disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

Student Experience

Hear from a current student about their experience at the Schar School! What's it like to take evening classes? What's the classroom like? Want to know more about the Mason Square campus? Our Graduate Ambassadors will fill you in on everything you need to know about life at Schar. No registration required- just click the link to join the live zoom session at that date/time! 

   December 7, 2022 04:00 PM EST

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Arlington Graduate Open House

George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, School of Business, and the Carter School of Peace and Conflict Resolution invite prospective students to attend our in-person Arlington Graduate Open House on Thursday, January 19, from 5-7 p.m.

Explore your graduate school options, connect with our representatives, and find out where a George Mason graduate degree can take you next. This event will be held at Van Metre Hall at Mason Square (formerly Arlington campus). Hourly parking is available in the Van Metre Hall Garage. The campus is also metro accessible (Virginia Square - Orange or Silver lines).

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Upcoming Events for Prospective Undergraduate Students

Meet Our Undergraduate Admissions Team

Prospective students and their families can get to know the Schar School by setting up an informational appointment with the Schar School undergraduate recruitment team. Visit in person in 333 Aquia Building on the Fairfax campus, or set up a time to talk by phone or Zoom. Reach out to ScharUAA@gmu.edu or 703-993-6564 to schedule a conversation.

Schar School Undergraduate Student Liaisons are also happy to help!