Mason Graduate Online

Information contained in this portion of our website pertains only to graduate students in the fully online programs taught in 8 or 7.5 week modules. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student at Mason taking other online classes, please visit the following links for information about applying for aid:  or:


For information on how to apply for aid please see For the spring and summer semesters of the 2020-2021 year, you will need to complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For the 2021-2022 year (beginning with fall semester 2021) you will need to complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA. Mason’s school code is 003749.

For the beginning and ending dates please see the Registrar's website.

If you have applied for aid and received notification of your eligibility, your aid will disburse 5 days after your semester start date.  You must begin participation in your class in order for your aid to disburse, and you must be registered for a minimum of 4.5 credits for each semester. You can view your aid eligibility or any outstanding documents we need on your PatriotWeb account: