There are a number of important deadlines to remember as you progress through the transfer process. The table below lists the deadlines of each step of the process. You can complete many of these steps prior to the deadline.
|Starting at Mason in:||Fall||Spring|
|Take ENG and MTH requirements||First year at NOVA||First year at NOVA|
|Meet with Pathway counselor to discuss last semester at NOVA||October or November (prior to final spring semester registration)||March or April (prior to final fall semester registration)|
|Submit application||By March 1||By October 1|
|Request a fee waiver from your NOVA Pathway advisor. (GAA admits only)||By March 1||By October 1|
|Apply for NOVA graduation||By March 1||By October 1|
|Submit FAFSA to Mason||March 1||March 1|
|Transcript must be received by:||March 10||October 10|
|Send final NOVA transcript|| May (after spring semester grades and degree have been posted).
GAA applicants should wait until the Associate’s degree has been awarded to send a final transcript. Typically by July.
| December (after fall semester grades and degree have been posted)
GAA applicants should wait until the Associate’s degree has been awarded to send a final transcript. Typically by early January
|Orientation||May, June, or July||December or January|
|Semester starts||late August||late January|