Learning Communities

It’s always an exciting time to study government, international politics, and public administration at the Schar School of Policy and Government. Expand your network and enhance your time at Mason by joining a Schar School learning community. Our faculty-led communities bring students together to learn and grow through shared interests. Whether you're looking for a residential learning community for your first year at Mason, hoping to develop your research skills, or ready to tackle a global policy issue, you can benefit from a Schar School community.

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Why Join a Learning Community?

  • Broaden your perspective and understanding of today's most pressing issues

  • Develop valuable skills and knowledge you can apply to your career

  • Build lifelong personal and professional connections

  • Forge strong relationships with the faculty director

  • Earn class credit through the Undergraduate Research Community and International Relations Policy Task Force

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Students looking for additional information about learning communities at the Schar School can contact Gretchen Curry, Undergraduate Programs Manager, at gcurry@gmu.edu or 703-993-6574.