Academic Records

Fall 2020 Academic Options

Posted: November 6, 2020 at 10:01 am, Last Updated: December 18, 2020 at 5:08 pm

As an ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the faculty and administration at George Mason University have approved an alternative grading mode for classes in Fall 2020. Students in A-F graded classes are able to select the alternative grade mode on a class-by-class basis through the first day of classes in Spring 2021. Students do […]

Spring 2020 Academic Options

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:17 pm, Last Updated: May 23, 2020 at 6:27 am

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, on Tuesday, March 24, the George Mason University Faculty Senate approved an alternative grading mode for active undergraduate classes in spring 2020. On Friday, March 27, Graduate Council enacted the same for active graduate courses. The following academic policy and/or procedural changes are ONLY FOR ACTIVE SPRING 2020 CLASSES. […]


Posted: March 10, 2020 at 4:49 pm, Last Updated: November 19, 2020 at 11:33 am

As of March 10, 2020, George Mason University has authorized Parchment, Inc. to fulfill all official electronic and paper transcript requests. To contact Parchment for questions on how to order, or for updates on current orders, please call 833-781-7236 between the hours of 8am – 4pm PST George Mason University has authorized Parchment, Inc. to […]

Reverse Transfer

Posted: December 16, 2019 at 9:20 pm, Last Updated: July 14, 2020 at 11:34 am

Mason’s Reverse Transfer program allows students to earn an associate’s degree while working on a bachelor’s degree at Mason. Students who have not yet earned an associate’s degree may be eligible to transfer courses completed at Mason back to the previously attended community college to earn an associate’s degree. The courses completed at Mason may […]

Updating Your Chosen Name & Pronouns

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm, Last Updated: February 17, 2020 at 9:50 am

Mason supports and recognizes that an inclusive and welcoming community is linked to our strategic goals and key to building a sense of belonging and well-being. For this reason, Mason will enable students and employees to use a chosen first name and indicate their pronouns where possible (i.e.: class rosters, Blackboard, PatriotWeb), except when use […]

Chosen Name Display and Uses

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm, Last Updated: November 20, 2019 at 10:17 am

While Mason will strive to make sure that its systems and applications use both chosen name and pronouns, please understand that Mason may or may not be able to, in instances where the system or application is not controlled by the University. The grids below detail where this information will be shared. As the Chosen […]