Get student support when studying at Mason

Student support

We're here to help you

Don't know what to do when you get here? Don’t worry. From the beginning, our friendly staff members will help you adjust to your new life in the United States. We'll greet you at the airport, help you set up a bank account and assist you with achieving your academic goals. 

We also plan fun social events in the exciting Washington, DC, area, where you will make new American and international friends. It’s no wonder that 93% of our current students say they are satisfied with INTO Mason’s student support services.

Student support at George Mason University

Get a little help from your friends

Expect the best from us

Struggling with your math homework? Need advice on how to improve your research paper? Sometimes we all need a little help from others in order to do our best work. At George Mason University, you'll find many different types of student support to help you reach your goals. 

The Learning Resource Center offers you one-on-one tutoring for English skills and academic subjects. Writing Center tutors will give you individual suggestions about how to organize the research and writing of your assignments. The Math Tutoring Center has walk-in hours when you need extra help in subjects such as math, science and engineering. Staff from International Programs and Services will answer any questions you have about your student visa, traveling to and from the US or applying for work authorization. Learning Services will help you develop strategies for managing your time, for staying organized and even for improving concentration in class. We’re all about helping you find the support to fit your needs.

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You'll feel safe and comfortable

Your home away from home

The Mason Global Center is your home away from home! We make sure you feel safe and comfortable as soon as you arrive. Tired from a long flight? You’ll find your room ready and waiting, so you can rest before the exciting days ahead. 

Have a question? The staff at our Welcome Desk are here to help you 24 hours a day. We know that being a new place with new people can be a little difficult at first.

INTO Mason provides programs and services for your social, physical, personal and academic well-being. Our job is to make sure you are as successful outside the classroom as you are inside. We want you to make the most of your experience with us.

To make sure you get the help you need, we  have student cultural liaisons and professional staff available who speak Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, French and many other languages.

Pin-Erh Chen, Taiwan
"Before I came, I thought I could apply directly. But then I thought if I don’t go through the Pathway, I won’t know the format the professor expects for my papers in graduate school." Pin-Erh Chen, Taiwan