New Student Fee 2020

Freshman Students

Freshman students enrolling for the first time are charged a $335 New Student Fee. This fee covers all costs associated with new student orientation, as well as key transition events and initiatives such as Preamble, Welcome2Mason, Mason Reads, and other new student programs offered throughout the school year. The mandatory, one-time fee is assessed regardless of enrollment or orientation attendance and is nonrefundable. The fee will appear on your student account upon registration for classes.

Transfer Students

Transfer students enrolling for the first time are charged a $250 New Student Fee. This fee covers all costs associated with new student orientation, as well as key transition events and initiatives such as Preamble, Welcome2Mason, Mason Reads, and other new student programs offered throughout the school year. The mandatory, one-time fee is assessed regardless of enrollment or orientation attendance and is nonrefundable. The fee will appear on your student account upon registration for classes.

Fee Waiver Request

If serious financial hardship is making it difficult for you to pay the New Student Fee, you may be eligible for a fee waiver. To be eligible, your FAFSA results or Student Aid Report (SAR) must indicate that you may be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and have 0% estimated family contribution (EFC). Requests are submitted during orientation registration.

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