Who Is My Academic Advisor?

All CLS students are assigned to an advisor based on the first three letters of their last names:

How Do I Schedule an Appointment?

In-person and virtual advising appointments are scheduled through NavigateMason.  Instructions are below for current CRIM major advising, as well as advising for non-CRIM majors (minors, prospective change of majors, etc.). 


Appointment Policies/Expectations

  • Appointments can be made no less than 8 hours in advance of the selected start time.
  • If you are 15 minutes late for your scheduled appointment you must reschedule; no exceptions.


Need to Cancel?

If you need to cancel your appointment, please do so with as much notice as possible. You may cancel and/or reschedule your appointment via NavigateMason, or by e-mailing your advisor in advance.


Drop-In Advising

During the Fall 2023 semester, in-person drop-in advising will be offered Monday-Friday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. during peak advising periods.   Please note that only one advisor will be available on these days.  If you want to know when your assigned advisor will be available for drop-in advising, please check their NavigateMason calendar.


Fall 2023 drop-in advising dates: 

  • August 21-25
  • August 28-September 1
  • October 23-27
  • October 30-November 3
  • November 6-10


Due to previously scheduled advising appointments and other administrative commitments, advisors cannot accommodate drop-ins outside of these days.  If you are in need of assistance and unable to meet with your advisor during posted times, please email them directly.