Transfer Equity and Success
We're glad you're considering continuing your education at Mason's College of Science
Did you know that more than a third of our College of Science undergraduate students are transfers? We are proud to offer innovative, transfer-focused programs and events to jumpstart your STEM transfer success story!
Transfer Pathways to Success
Transfer Tuesdays, Ask Me Anything (AMA) Sessions
Planning to transfer to a degree program in Mason’s College of Science? Exploring Mason Science as your future transfer destination? Get your questions answered and the STEM transfer planning info you need at a Mason Science Transfer Ask Me Anything (AMA) Virtual Session.
Summer/Fall 2021 Mason Science Transfer Ask Me Anything Sessions:
July 20: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
August 3: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
August 17: 9:30 – 10:30 am
August 31: 2:30 – 3:30 pm
September 14: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
September 28: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
October 26: 9:30 – 10:30 am
November 16: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
To Register, click here.
Still have questions? Check out Mason Science Transfer Planning Appointments below to sign up for a one-on-one 20 minute transfer planning session.
MasonScience Transfer Planning Appointments
Are you a prospective or incoming transfer student to Mason’s College of Science (COS)? COS Transfer Tuesdays is your one-stop destination for COS transfer planning.
Registration is available above. If you're interested in a 1:1 transfer planning appointment, sign up here.
Scientific Community of Transfer Researchers (S-CTR)
Transfer Students, did you know that undergraduate research is among the most important career development experiences for STEM majors? In fact, most STEM graduate or health professions programs list multiple undergraduate research experiences as a key admissions requirement.
Ready to start your STEM research journey? Join the Scientific Community of Transfer Researchers, a FREE interdisciplinary learning community exclusively for undergraduate transfer students. S-CTR scholars connect with peer and faculty mentors and other transfer students to successfully network and navigate Mason’s robust, Carnegie Research 1 scholarly community. Join S-CTR to receive:
- Exclusive access to S-CTR seminars and faculty/peer mentoring
- Priority enrollment in COS 300 and COS 400, Mason Impact courses with embedded, full semester research experiences on topics of your choice
- Support with finding and applying for undergraduate research and internships
- One-on-one assistance with career planning and graduate/health professions admission
Interested students must complete an online registration form. Limited slots are available, so register today!
NOVA/Mason ADVANCE Program
The College of Science is proud to offer ADVANCE pathways for all of our undergraduate programs. For more information, visit the NOVA/Mason ADVANCE program page.
Transfer Science Bridge
Pave your pathway to success as a first-year Mason Science transfer student! Join us for an interactive, virtual bridge session that builds on New Student Orientation and fully prepares you for life as a Mason Science student.
Transfer Science Bridge Agenda:
- Your GPS to STEM Success: Navigating Mason as a Science Scholar
- Get Lab-Ready: Explore Mason’s Lab Rules & Reporting
- New Transfer Q&A
Choose from two session options with interactive Q&A August 6, 2021, 10:30-11:45 am or August 13 2021: 4:30-5:45 pm. Can’t make either session? Register and select the asynchronous option, and we will send you a link to the session recording (excluding the Q&A).
Click here to register for a Summer 2021 Transfer Science Bridge session:
VCCS Collaborative STEM Transfer Advising
Virginia Community College students and advisors: Check in with a COS transfer specialist to plan your pathway to Mason’s College of Science! Choose the best option: 1) Collaborative Planning Session (Joint meeting with Student & VCCS Advisor); 2) VCCS Advisor Collaboration (Advisor-Specialist Session). Sign up here.
STEM Transfer Day
Future STEM transfer students and community college advisors, explore Mason as a premier STEM transfer destination at our annual STEM Transfer Day. Explore George Mason’s Carnegie Research 1-ranked STEM programs, our cutting-edge labs and facilities, meet Mason STEM faculty and transfer students, win prizes, and more!
Save the date! Our next STEM Transfer Day is scheduled for April 8, 2022. Registration will open in late-January 2022.
You can find additional information about transferring to Mason through the Office of Transfer Services.
If you have questions about our transfer programs, or if you would like additional information, please contact Kerin Hilker-Balkissoon, Director of Educational and Career Pathways, at firstname.lastname@example.org.