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Academic Advising

Help available when you need it

Appointments with your academic advisor will begin during your first few days on campus and continue to build a solid groundwork for a successful, supported academic career. Your advisor will not only help you to transition into the Honors College, they will be a go-to resource when it comes to navigating important decisions about your studies. Their advice represents an extra boost to your advancement beyond traditional advising available through your major, so make sure to touch base with them at least once a semester. 

Advising is important to your success

Honors College Advisors are available to help you succeed in the Honors College and in your Major. You are encouraged to meet your Honors College Advisor once a semesters until you have completed the Honors College Curriculum. You should make appointments with advisors on the basis of your major.

Step 1: Find the Honors College advisor for your discipline    

Instructions: The sections with names below expand to display majors at Mason. 

Assistant Dean Hoefer

Economics
Management (Business)

Associate Dean Alligood

Applied Computer Science
Bioengineering
Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
Computer Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Physics
Systems Engineering
Undeclared Engineering

Dean Burr

Dean Burr's assistant, Marilyn Clark, will contact her advisees via email to set-up advising appointments.

English
Creative Writing
Undecided students planning on pursuing a BA

Dr. Woolsey

Global Affairs

Mr. Stafford

Computer Engineering
Cyber Security Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Information Technology

Ms. Anderson

Anthropology
Art History
Art and Visual Technology
Communication
Computer Game Design
Conflict Analysis
Criminology
Dance
Film and Video Studies
French
Government and International Politics
History
Integrative Studies (BA only)
Music
Philosophy
Public Administration
Sociology
Spanish
Theater

Ms. Smith

Athletic Training
Health Administration
Health, Fitness, and Recreational Resources
Nursing
Psychology (BA and BS)
Social Work
Tourism and Events Management
 

Professor Granfield

Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Biochemistry
Community Health
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Forensic Science
Geography
Integrative Studies (BS only)
Medical Laboratory Science
Neuroscience
Undecided students planning on pursuing a BS

Step 2: Schedule Your Appointment Today