Delivery Method Descriptions (Face-to-face/Online)

Posted: December 18, 2020 at 3:39 pm, Last Updated: December 18, 2020 at 3:56 pm

The delivery method of each class section can be categorized in one of three ways: completely face-to-face (F2F), completely online (100% Online), or a blend of those two, generally referred to as Hybrid. Classes can also be synchronous, meaning they meet at a set date and time, or asynchronous, meaning that while there is no […]

Final Exam Locator

Posted: March 13, 2015 at 8:34 am, Last Updated: February 9, 2021 at 2:50 pm

If you are an instructor and do not see your exam below, please contact your department. If the class does not need a room for its final exam, please notify the Office of the University Registrar by sending an email to so we may reassign the classroom. Note that if the date for your […]

Classroom Advisory Committee

Posted: October 23, 2014 at 4:34 pm, Last Updated: June 6, 2019 at 3:42 pm

The Classroom Advisory Committee is composed of representatives of all academic areas and campuses of the university and is intended to advise the Space Administration Committee on decisions affecting classrooms in newly constructed or renovated university space. The committee addresses both demand for classrooms and constraints upon supply and is a recognized part of the […]

Active Learning Technology (ALT) Classroom

Posted: August 10, 2013 at 1:13 am, Last Updated: June 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

Exploratory Hall, Room L102 Classes will find an increased emphasis on hands-on team-based activities. This type of classroom has been shown to improve the student learning experience. The video below shows some of the work our Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence in the classroom.

Registration Restrictions

Posted: April 18, 2013 at 1:11 pm, Last Updated: July 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

Course restrictions are used to limit registration to certain groups of students. When requesting restrictions in CIM, keep the following in mind: All courses are set with certain default restrictions which may not be removed. Try not to overload your course with restrictions – doing so may potentially block any/all students from registering. If you are […]


Posted: April 18, 2013 at 12:56 pm, Last Updated: August 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Prerequisites may be listed in the catalog as either recommended or required. Prerequisites: Recommended vs. Required Recommended Prerequisites Indicates an item which is built as a text-only note and which has no effect on student registration. Required Prerequisites Patriot Web will not restrict registration to students who meet the prerequisites unless those prereqs are hard-coded to the course. […]

Course Syllabi and Descriptions

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:55 pm, Last Updated: August 9, 2013 at 11:26 pm

All course descriptions can be found in the University Catalog Archives. A list of subject codes and their descriptions can be found at You must contact the department for copies of course syllabi.

Subject Codes

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm

This is a list of all subject codes in alphabetical order used at Mason. Not all subject codes are currently active. This table is maintained for purposes of preserving historical records. Code Description ACCT Accounting ADEC Associate Degree Elect Credit ADJ Administration of Justice AFAM African American Studies AG American Government (1960s) AIT Applied Information […]

Classroom Descriptions

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:51 pm, Last Updated: July 24, 2015 at 3:25 pm

In coordination with Classroom and Lab Technologies we have updated our descriptions to clarify room “types” based on technology installed in the classrooms. These codes are effective starting Summer 2010. For a more detailed description and pictures of a classroom go to and type in the building and room in the Locations Search. Code […]

Department Scheduling Coordinators

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:46 pm, Last Updated: August 15, 2019 at 3:06 pm