New International Student Orientation

All new International Students in F-1 and J-1 status planning to attend George Mason University for the Fall 2022 semester are required to attend the on-campus orientation occurring the week of August 15 - August 18, 2022. Some of the orientation presentations include Immigration Compliance, International Health Insurance, the Honor Code, and Campus Resources. The orientation schedule for Fall 2022 is as followed: 

International F-1 Undergraduate Student Orientation
Monday, August 15, 2022, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

International Graduate Student Orientation (F-1 and J-1 Masters and Doctoral Students only)
Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

International J-1 Undergraduate Student Orientation
Thursday, August 18, 2022, 9:00am - 2:00pm
TBD

International Student Orientation is mandatory for ALL new students (Undergraduate, Master's, and Doctoral) except for Antonio Scalia Law School students. If you are an incoming Antonin Scalia Law School student, please contact Aleksandra Melnikova (amelniko@gmu.edu) to schedule an appointment.

Welcome to Mason and we are very excited for you to be joining our dynamic international student community!

Register for Virtual Orientation

Below you can find information on how you can register for the Fall 2022 in-person orientation!

Undergraduate Students

All new F-1 freshmen and transfer students can register for virtual orientation by completing this online form.

If you are a J-1 student, Mason Korea student, or INTO Mason undergraduate student, you do NOT need to complete the online registration form. To register you must contact your program coordinator directly via email:

Graduate Students

All new Masters and Doctoral international students can register for virtual orientation by completing this online form.

If you are a J-1 student or INTO Mason graduate pathway student, you do NOT need to complete the online registration form. To register you must contact your program coordinator directly via email:

Fall 2019 Undergraduate Orientation

Fall 2019 Master's Orientation

Fall 2019 Doctoral Orientation

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