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Spring 2016 Mason-FCPS Math Dual Enrollment Program

Program Description

The George Mason University Department of Mathematical Sciences partnership with Fairfax County Public Schools offers exceptionally talented high school students the opportunity to earn advanced university level mathematics credit. All courses are taught by Mason affiliate faculty and are offered on-site in FCPS high schools.

Admission Requirements

George Mason University will consider highly qualified juniors and seniors for participation in the dual enrollment program. The Admissions Committee will offer admission to students who have demonstrated the preparation and maturity indicative of the potential to succeed in Mason’s rigorous coursework. The applicant’s entire secondary academic record will be considered in the selection process and not all applicants will be offered admission. Enrollment in a FCPS math course does not constitute admission to George Mason University.

Courses of Instruction

  • MATH 203 Linear Algebra (3)

Offered only at TJHSST

  • MATH 214 Elementary Differential Equations (3)
  • MATH 351 Probability (3)

If you are unsure of which course you are completing, consult your math teacher before applying.

Application and Enrollment Process

Spring 2016 New applicants (not admitted and dually enrolled for the fall 2015 semester)

STEP ONE
  • Select the APPLY NOW link to access the Undergraduate Studies application in the application portal
  • Complete the three sections required of first-time users.
  • In the Academic Information section, select the following responses: Application Term=Spring 2016; Academic Interest=Undecided Bachelors; Education Level=Currently enrolled in high school

After establishing your username and password, login as directed to start your application.

In the Educational Intent section, answer the following:

  • I am applying as: Non-Degree
  • Level of Education: Currently enrolled in high school
  • Term applying for: Spring 2016 Fairfax Math
  • Major: Fairfax Math Dual Enrollment

Next, complete the following sections:

  • Virginia In-State Tuition Rates
  • Personal Information
  • High School
  • Application Information
  • Non-Degree
  • Application Certification and Honor Code
  • Finish the application by paying the $60 application fee with a MasterCard or Visa. Application fees are not waived. Submit the completed application.
STEP TWO

Complete the Course Registration and Payment Form and submit to the Office of Non-Degree Enrollment.

STEP THREE

Send your official high school transcript to the Office of Non-Degree Enrollment.

DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2016

The online admission application and Course Registration and Payment Form with check payment must be received in the Office of Non-Degree Enrollment no later than 4:00pm April 1, 2016.

Admission applications, Course Registration and Payment Forms or checks received April 2- April 8 will incur a late registration fee of $125.00. Dual enrollment materials will not be accepted after April 8.

Registration and Enrollment Process

Spring 2016 Returning Dual Enrollment students (admitted and dually enrolled fall 2015 semester)

STEP ONE

Submit the Course Registration and Payment Formwith check payment following the same deadlines as new students. Dual enrollment materials will not be accepted after April 8.

Review Process

The Office of Non-Degree Enrollment will notify applicants of their admission decision via U.S. Mail no later than April 15, 2016. Admitted students will be registered for the appropriate course and the non-refundable tuition check payment will be processed. Canceled checks serve as receipt of tuition payment.

Official Communications

Students and parents are required to provide a valid email address that will be used during the admission review and enrollment process.

Social Security or TIN

The University is required to collect the applicant’s SSN or TIN for IRS reporting purposes. Applicants are not required to disclose either number on the online application. It is required on the Course Registration and Payment Form.

Mason Transcripts

After all grades for dual enrollment have been posted by the Mason Department of Mathematics, official George Mason University transcripts may be requested at: registrar.gmu.edu/students/transcripts. Select the “Order through Transcripts-Plus” option.

Student/Parent Questions?

Email: nondegre@gmu.edu
Phone: 703.993.9125

Send all materials to:

Office of Non-Degree Enrollment
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, 3A4
Fairfax, VA 22030

Forms and payments may be delivered in person to:

Office of Non-Degree Enrollment
Enrollment Central
Student Union Building I

Materials sent to any other office/location may result in a missed deadline.

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