The university will be closed on Monday Sept. 3 for Labor Day Holiday. Monday classes will not meet that week.

Students:  log in to Patriot Web
and check your fall 2012 schedule under the "Registration" section.  Last day to add a class and drop without tuition penalty is Sept. 4, so make any necessary changes to your fall schedule by that date.  Plan to submit registration forms well ahead of time for the spring 2013 semester !

The academic calendar is found on  There is a link to final exam dates.
Any tuition waivers will not be posted to student accounts until after the final drop deadline, Sept. 28.  Students are responsible for paying any fees on their account (see Patriot Web for account balance and fees). Fees are not included with a tuition waiver.

Students graduating in fall 2012 term, including those who submitted a dissertation or thesis "between the semesters", will need to file their graduation application on Patriot Web before  Sept. 30.  Visit for more info.

Have a successful semester!



Diane St. Germain
Coordinator, Graduate Academic Programs
Biology, Biosciences, Bioinformatics
George Mason University
MS 5B3, 10900 University Blvd. Manassas, VA 20110
Phone (703) 993-4263, Fax (703) 993-8976