Preparing for Your Coursework

As a new graduate student, you must attend three orientation sessions.


Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. Lunch will be provided each day. Students must register each morning.


Day 1: Business Attire
Day 2: Business Casual
Day 3: Business Casual


Parking is available in student parking lots A, K, or J. Please make sure you have a valid George Mason student parking permit.

If you have not purchased your permit, please park in the Mason Pond or Shenandoah (formerly Sandy Creek) parking decks. These are self-pay parking decks. Campus maps can be found at


At the orientation, you will meet fellow classmates, faculty, and program staff. You will participate in workshops designed to prepare you for graduate business coursework by focusing on technology skills and discovering your leadership and collaboration style. You also will be introduced to career management resources that are available to you as an MBA student.

We will cover a number of logistical items including:

  • Program requirements and expectations
  • Using Mason resources, including e-mail, library and parking
  • Future planning of required courses and electives

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 25 percent of business schools accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.




Main Campus
School of Business 
Enterprise Hall 
4400 University Drive, MS 1B1
Fairfax, VA 22030

AACSB Accreditation