Now that the spring semester is over I hope you will take some time to
relax - perhaps just for a day ! I hope you all had a successful
If you have not yet done so, please register now for your fall
classes on Patriot Web.
You may make changes to your schedule
(add or drop classes) until two weeks after classes start, but many
times graduate-level classes are canceled for low enrollment and we
want to ensure the class you need will be offered.
For students who need to maintain full-time status for visa,
financial aid or health insurance purposes, 9 credits per semester
is considered full time. If you have a GRA or a GTA and will be taking
less than 9 credits, please fill in the full-time equivalent form found
PhD students who are taking 1 credit of BIOS 999 and need to be
certified as full time may fill out the form on
If you will be working with a professor this fall on a lab rotation
(BIOS 703) or a directed study (BIOL 693, BIOS 898, 899), please
send me an email
to request the CRN to register with. Directed studies forms are found
on http://mmb.gmu.edu/index.php?content=147#146 . An email from the
giving permission for a lab rotation is needed. I would like to have
you register now for lab rotations and independent study courses.
Please send the forms to my attention at MS 1H8, email them as an
attachment, or fax to 993-8976.
Any questions about your degree program or course requirements please
let me know! I am happy to assist you.