Course Syllabi and Descriptions

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:55 pm, Last Updated: June 24, 2022 at 3:52 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 […]

View Class Schedule

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:43 pm, Last Updated: April 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Click the View Your Schedule link at the bottom of the Register, Add or Drop Classes page to see your confirmed schedule

Senior Citizen Waiver Program

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:42 pm, Last Updated: January 15, 2021 at 9:38 am

How to Apply Registering for Courses Auditing Courses Taking Courses for Credit Under terms of the Senior Citizen Higher Education Act of 1974, eligible Virginia residents (requires legal domicile for one year) that are 60 years of age or older are entitled to enroll to audit (no academic credit received) up to three academic credit […]

Waitlist Guide

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:38 pm, Last Updated: May 16, 2023 at 9:11 am

** Check your Patriot Web account daily for the Waitlist Override notice. ** Waitlist Information -Waitlists overrides remain on account for 48 hours -The last override will be issued on the last day to add for that part of term -If you are given an override on the last day to add classes, you will […]

Common Registration Error Messages

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Mason Employee Registration

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:29 pm, Last Updated: August 15, 2013 at 1:44 pm

In order to register for classes, Mason employees must first be admitted to the University. After admission, registration for courses must be done via Patriot Web. Employees must contact the Office of Student Accounts each semester in order to receive the employee tuition waiver.

Registration Deadlines

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:28 pm, Last Updated: November 1, 2019 at 9:49 am

For specific registration dates, please select a semester from the Academic Calendar page. Last Day to Add Deadline After the last day to add a course, registration via Patriot Web is prohibited.  If circumstances warrant an exception to policy, only the Chair of the Department offering the course may grant permission to register for a course […]

Undergraduate Requests for Graduate Course Registration

Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:27 pm, Last Updated: November 19, 2019 at 4:34 pm

A degree-seeking undergraduate student may be granted permission to enroll in a graduate course numbered 500-699 to earn credit applicable towards the undergraduate degree or to hold the course in reserve to apply towards future graduate study. Students must meet all eligibility requirements and receive approval on the Graduate Course for Undergraduate Credit or the Reserve Graduate Credit form […]


Posted: April 12, 2013 at 4:26 pm, Last Updated: August 15, 2013 at 1:45 pm

A hold may be placed on a student’s account for a number of reasons by offices such as parking services, cash office, library, student health etc. Some holds prevent registration. Check Patriot Web (Student Services and Financial Aid/Student Records/View Holds) to view your holds. Contact the department that placed the hold on your account in order to […]