Pre-Semester Checklist (Post-Orientation)

Before classes start and the semester begins, be sure to review these items and ensure you complete all the final steps for success as a Mason Patriot. Welcome to the Mason Nation!

Mason Email & Patriot Pass

Set up your Mason email and Patriot Pass if you have not done so already. Visit Mason’s Information Technology Services (ITS) “Knowledge Base” for Office 365 Set-Up instructions.

Course Schedule

Finalize your course schedule and verify the delivery method of each course on Patriot Web at

Immunization Records

Submit your Immunization Records to Student Health Services. Find more information at

Final Transcripts & Test Scores

Submit your final transcripts and test scores to the Office of Admissions at

Parking Permit

Purchase a Parking Permit at, if needed. Find more information on this process at the Parking Services website.

Move-In Day

Plan for your Move-In Day, if applicable. Find more information at Find off-campus housing at

Mason ID

Get your Mason ID and Meal Plan, if needed. Find more information on these processes at and


Reserve copies of your textbooks to rent or own through the campus bookstore at

Welcome2Mason Schedule

Plan your Welcome2Mason schedule. For a list of events and a calendar, visit or use the Mason 360 app.

Need Help?

For help in navigating any steps, feel free to contact New Student and Family Programs at or 703-993-2475.