March 20th ,  2020




April 3      Incomplete work due to Instructor

Please check all new due dates for Spring 2020 here:


Summer Registration and other due Dates changed:

FALL Registration Dates:  


Undergraduate NEWS:


FRESHMEN: 1. STARTING Fall 2020, BENG 320 will be a prerequisite for BENG 330/331. Students who plan on taking BENG 230 in fall or spring please open the attached new Fall 2020 curricula. There have been a few adjustments from the last newsletter. So please adjust your schedule, email Claudia Borke if you have questions or see her for advising. 

OLD CATALOG YEAR STUDENTS: For students in the old catalog years (BEFORE Fall 2019), please see adjusted schedule. BENG 313 will be offered for old catalog years. 



Appointments with your Advisor:
All scheduled advising appointments will be online. Please follow this link to make yourself an account with WebEx: Download the app. Once you make an appointment with me  SSC Campus -  I will send you an invitation. 

Group advising: TBA  
STUDENTS Please read the attachment - Important information for bioengineering Fall 2020 registration BEFORE your advising appointment and go through each point. This will make your selection easier. 



Taking Summer Courses away from Mason? Please fill out a STUDY ELSEWHERE form at your earliest convenience. No class credit without prior approval. The form must include a valid reason of why you can’t take the class at Mason. Unfortunately, financial circumstances won’t be accepted. Deadline to email Claudia Borke completed forms and paragraphs: April 15th



BENG 417 is a fall lecture with an abroad experience over winter break in Guatemala and counts as a BIOE technical elective. Students live in home stays and work at remote hospitals paired with students from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Please email Claudia Borke if you are interested in this course and would like to be added to the interest list. See flyer for more info.


BENG Seminar | TBD


BENG UG Research Opportunities: Follow this link or copy and paste this address: 



Do you have a Linkedin account? Check out what Linked in can do for you:

Job Services

Peer Mentor Center | Services will resume March 23rd  on the existing schedule but online via WebEx. Access instructions will be provided by VSE Undergraduate Student Services: M-TH from 10am – 6pm and F from 10am – 2pm |

University Career Services | University Career Services is now virtual. You can also schedule an appointment on Handshake. .

Major/Career Exploration and Job/Internship Search Assistance:
Schedule a phone or video chat appointment through Handshake
Resume Reviews: Email your resume or cover letter for review, along with the position description of the job for which you're applying, to career[log in to unmask] 
Workshops and Employer Events: Check the calendar in Handshake for virtual career events
Top Three Digital Career Resources:
With your Mason Net ID and password you have complete access to premium digital platforms designed to augment your career readiness preparation. Here are the top three we recommend:
  • InterviewStream: the perfect tool for a practice interview
  • Vault: your go-to resource for employer and industry research
  • LinkedIn Learning: a seemingly endless stream of educational programs, including certifications


The Volgenau School of Engineering offers several scholarships for both graduate and undergraduate students.


Contact Us

General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

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Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall, 1J7

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

Fax: (703) 993-2077


STUDENTS: Please use your MasonLive e-mail. Include name and G number!


Frequently Used Forms and Websites:

Declare concentration: (Fill out top and enter new concentration in “advisor use only” box)

Run Degree evaluation/audit:

How to check how other courses transfer to Mason:

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Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor, Department of Bioengineering

George Mason University

3102 Peterson Hall, 4400 University Drive, 1J7

Fairfax, VA 22030


Student advising: Appointments

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