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We invite you to join us to learn more about the Schar School of Policy and Government and our academic programs. Explore our upcoming graduate and undergraduate events.


PhD Virtual Open House | October 6, 2021

Learn about the Schar School's doctoral programs during this online session.

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Graduate Events


Master's and Certificate Open Houses
PhD Open Houses


Consulting Skills for Organization Change, Thursday, October 7, at 6:00 p.m. ET (Virtual Event)Tojo Thatchenkery, professor and director of the master's in Organization Development & Knowledge Management program will share the three levels of competencies needed to be successful as a management consultant.


The Policy Exchange series features interactive discussions with Schar School faculty regarding some of today's most pertinent topics.

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Undergraduate Events

Bachelor's/Accelerated Master Information Session, Monday, September 20 at 12-1:30 p.m. EDT (Virtual Event): Learn how you can obtain two degrees from the Schar School in as little as five years for a significantly reduced cost.

The Schar School Advantage: Degrees for Difference Makers, Wednesday, October 6, 6-7:15pm ET (Virtual Event):  At this live virtual information session, you will hear how a degree from the Schar School can advance your career and give you the hands-on experience you need to make a difference locally and globally

Members of the Schar School community, including faculty and current students, are looking forward to meeting you at several upcoming Admissions events! Learn more and register at

On-Campus University-Wide Events
  • Transfer Visit Day on Wednesday, September 15
  • Fall Visit Day on Monday, October 11
  • Mason Fall Premiere on Sunday, October 17
Virtual University-Wide Events
  • Virtual Junior Open House on Tuesday, September 28
  • Virtual Transfer Visit Day on Thursday, November 4
  • Virtual Fall Premiere on Tuesday, October 26
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Schar School Events
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Connect With Our Undergraduate Team

Prospective students and their families can get to know the Schar School by setting up an informational appointment with Kali Woods, Schar School Undergraduate Recruiter, at or 703-993-6564.

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Connect With Our Graduate Team

The Schar School's graduate admissions team is available for individual telephone and virtual appointments most weekdays at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please schedule ahead of time by requesting an appointment via email at

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