Grading Options for Spring 2020 semester:
Please read the Q&As in the end, they will answer all of your immediate questions:
Instructions for Changing Grade Mode:
To view the web tutorial, click here:
Log into Patriot Web (https://patriotweb.gmu.edu)
Click on the Student Services tab
Click on the Registration link
Click on the Registration & Planning link
Click on the Register for Classes link
Select Spring 2020 as the Term
Click on the Schedule and Options tab
In the list of sections, click in the Grade Mode column and select “Credit/Non-Credit (COVID19)”
Scroll to the bottom and click Submit
To Select an XW (Selective withdrawal) please go here:
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Once you withdraw you can’t change your mind.
Changing the GRADE MOD can continue until the deadline, but an XW is a FINAL GRADE and as such eliminates the active registration required for selection of a different grade mode.
Appointments with your Advisor:
All scheduled advising appointments will be online.
Use the appointment system SSC Campus -
https://gmu.campus.eab.com/, choose Virtual and Bioengineering Major advising.
https://its.gmu.edu/service/webex/ Download the app to your desktop. Once you make an appointment with me in SSC Campus I will send you an invitation.
Virtual Coffee Chat:
Friday, April 24th from 2-2:30pm.
Claudia Borke's Personal Room:
https://gmu.webex.com/meet/cborke | 319973460 Do you have any general questions? This is a group video call to answer questions and hang out.
Weekly Fridays from 2:30 -3:30 pm, Webex: https://gmu.webex.com/meet/cborke | 319973460 , first come first serve, your virtual lobby will be the waiting room.
Town Hall/Group Advising for Students of all calendar years
- Wednesday, April 29th 2:30-3:00 pm,
Webex: https://gmu.webex.com/meet/cborke | 319973460
MATH 114 and MATH 214 and the alternate grading scale:
With the implementation of the new grading scale option, the department of Bioengineering decided to waive the B- prerequisite in MATH 114 and/or MATH 214 for students choosing the
XS (Extraordinary Circumstances – Satisfactory) option for spring 2020. This will also apply to students retaking the course.
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. Adjust your schedule, email Claudia Borke if you have questions or see her for advising.
SPRING 2020 Graduation for Bioengineers:
Date: May 20th, Time: 2pm-3pm, Location: Virtual
Bioengineering graduating seniors will receive an invitation early next week.
Merck Virtual Career Connect!
Thursday, April 30th at 2pm. See flyer attached and follow this link for more information:
BENG and CASBBI SEMINARS
BENG Seminar |
Look for upcoming events
BMES: Election Outcomes:
President: Antarjot Kaur, Vice President of Extracurricular Activities and Events: Abdulaziz Alaraini, Vice President of Communications: Holly To, Treasurer: Renae Bitor, Marketer: Allison Wells, Secretary: Xander
Mindfulness/Meditation session | Online Mo, Th, Fr 12-12:45pm WEBEX
meeting number: 643418425 Password: Gmi4YX2pF5s. Come and join the Mason community for an opportunity to pause, breathe, relax, and be in a kind, supportive, loving space.
VOLUNTEERING: Fairfax County: Volunteers needed for grocery shopping, to assist with Meals on Wheels (both scheduling
and delivery), to drive elderly and disabled adults to medical appointments, and to make virtual social visits. For more information visit here:
Learn To Be:
nonprofit connecting low-income K-12 students across the united states with volunteer tutors through an online platform.
Students would have the choice to tutor in whatever subjects they would like from the comfort of their home on their own schedules. Contact Dan Tran for more information
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BENG UG Research Opportunities:
Follow this link-
bioengineering.gmu.edu or copy and paste this address: https://bioengineering.gmu.edu/why-study-here/student-research-opportunities/undergraduate
Have you checked out our new alumni page:
Did you have an internship last summer and would like to tell us about it? Is your senior design group on the brink of making a global impact or you would like to share your lab experience here in the newsletter? Please email a short summary, picture
and fill out the attached release form and send to:
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Merck Virtual Career Connect! See flyer attached and follow this link for more information:
Do you have a Linkedin account? Check out what Linked in can do for you:
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 [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
the perfect tool for a practice interview
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a seemingly endless stream of educational programs, including certifications
The Volgenau School of Engineering offers several scholarships for both graduate and undergraduate students.