Deans and Directors for Student Appeals and Exceptions to Policy

College of Education and Human Development

Undergraduates & Graduates:
Ellen Rodgers, Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs
Ivory Berry, Assistant Dean for Student Success
Thompson Hall, Room 2300
MSN: 4B4
(703) 993-2080  |

College of Health and Human Services

Undergraduates & Graduates:
Kimberly Holmes, Associate Dean, Student Affairs
Brian Gillette, Director of Student Success
Peterson Hall, Room 1000 | MSN: 6C4
(703) 993-1901  |

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Vita Chalk, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Mason Hall, Room D217A
MSN: 5B1
(703) 993-8725  |

Marguerite Rippy, Associate Dean
James Buchanan Hall, room D217
MSN: 3A3
(703) 993-8720 |

College of Science

Exploratory Hall, Room 1450
MSN: 6A3
(703) 993-8618  |

Melissa Hayes
Exploratory Hall, Room 1450
MSN: 6A3
(703) 993-3430  |

College of Visual and Performing Arts


Lauren Wagner, Assistant Director for Undergraduate Affairs
C211C College Hall
MSN: 1H4
(703) 993-1321  |

Lisa Kahn, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
College Hall, Suite C211
MSN: 1H4
(703) 993-9773  |

INTO Mason

Academic English, Undergraduate & Graduate Pathways:

Karyn Kessler, Academic Director
Mason Global Center, Room 1100
MSN: 6D11
(703) 993-4721 (703) 993-4502  |

School of Business

Enterprise Hall, Room 8
MSN: 5A1
(703) 993-1880  |

Caitlin Horan, Director of Graduate Academic Services
Founders Hall 402
(703) 993-8161  |

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Jane Walker, Director of Undergraduate Student Services
107 Northeast Module II, Ffx, MSN: 2E5
(703) 993-7134

Julie Shedd,  Associate Dean
5193 Metropolitan Building, Arlington
MSN: 4D3
(703) 993-1300  |

Schar School of Policy and Government

Ann Ludwick, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Research Hall, Room 359
MSN: 3F4
(703) 993-1415  |

Master’s students:
Jill Deering, Assistant Dean, Student Services
Arlington Founders Hall, Room 563
MSN: 3B1
(703) 993-8209  |

PhD students:
Elizabeth Eck Olchowski, Assistant Dean, Graduate Program Management
Arlington Founders Hall, Room 554
MSN: 3B1
(703) 993-8225  |

Volgenau School of Engineering

Undergraduate Student Services Office
Nguyen Engineering Building, Suite 2500
Phone: 703-993-1511
Fax: 703-993-1633  |

Jennifer Skorzawski-Ross, Director, Graduate Student Services
Nguyen Engineering Building, Suite 2400
MSN: 5C8
(703) 993-1505

Contact your department for instructions regarding appeals.

Exploratory or Undeclared Undergraduates

Initial petitions receive committee consideration.

Mason Care Network
3600 Student Union I
MSN: 2E6
(703) 993-2470  |

Non-Degree Undergraduates 

Sarah Squire
Advising Coordinator, Undergraduate Education
228 Johnson Center, Ffx, MSN: 1E2

Non-degree students can email requests directly to Sarah Squire