Student Support

Dedicated Student Support Team

The Honors College has a dedicated student support team. Its role is to advise and serve as both an academic and personal resource to students while also supporting retention efforts in the college. 

Let us guide you on the road to success. Our advisor are dedicated to helping you reach your academic goals.

As a student, you'll be matched with an Honors College advisor who'll help you create a specialized plan within the Honors College program. That advisor will become a lifeline through your first year of compressed Mason Core requirements. Throughout your undergraduate career, they'll provide the insight and guidance you will need to be competitive for fellowships, scholarships, and other academic achievements. Schedule your appointments at least once a semester to stay on track. 

student receiving assistance from an advisor

Honors College advisors help students navigate curriculum requirements that can be challenging.

Outside the Classroom

The Honors College's unique curriculum positions you to be prepared for opportunities. If you're interested in an internship, fellowship, or are thinking ahead to graduate school, we have the resources to help.

Peer Mentors

No one knows the Honors College student experience better than another brilliant student. The trained peer mentors within the Honors College are unmatched across the university. If you have a question about your research project, or need tips and guidance in studying for a final, you'll have someone to provide timely, encouraging, and practical advice. 

Student Support Team

All of us can use some support achieving at our full potential. The Honors College has a dedicated Student Support Team who can help you navigate challenges you might encounter along the way and connect you to campus resources that will support your success. 

Career Support

Mason is ideally located for access to the world's best market for a number of growing employment fields. You'll spend your undergraduate years with access to a global city; Washington's culture of diplomacy, collaboration, and inclusion inspires many to reach for higher goals and strive for greater answers. Our experiential learning classes help connects students with local businesses, nonprofits, and community stakeholders, where they undertake problem-based learning that helps them prepare for today's workplaces. 


Many Honors College students have successfully sought out prestigious national fellowships. The Honors College works with the Office of Fellowships to help motivated Honors College students pursue prestigious programs such as the Fulbright, Udall, Truman, Goldwater, and Boren fellowships. 

Student Organizations

Students receive additional support from Honors College student organizations including the Honors College Student Advisory Board, Honors College Recruitment Team, and Honoring Our Community groups.