Information for Students

The Patriot Experience

Discover the unlimited ways you can get involved and enhance your education at Mason. The Patriot Experience allows you to capture your involvement around four cocurricular areas:

  • Looking to develop new ways to stay healthy and build resiliency?
  • Would you like to discover your strengths and talents?
  • Interested in making a positive change in your communities?
  • Want to explore the diversity that is at the heart of Mason?

Showcase and record your active engagement and participation in activities, conferences, trainings, campus employment, and so much more.

Track your Progress

As you gain powerful skills, experience new things, meet new people, and diversify your Mason journey beyond the classroom, your GetConnected profile will allow for you to record and track your engagement and involvement. Your GetConnected profile will also allow for you to share your skills and learning as you prepare for future endeavors beyond Mason. As you engage in intentional learning with the Patriot Experience, you will be challenged to grow as a person, citizen and leader.

Get Recognized

Through your GetConnected profile, build a comprehensive record that will demonstrate your development of knowledge and transferable skills in key competency areas that focus around well-being, career readiness, global and multicultural, and civic learning and community engagement sought by employers and graduate degree programs. By tracking your progress, you can leverage your experience with prospective employers.

Grow and Succeed

Engage and thrive by maximizing your Mason experience and demonstrating your involvement, learning, and contributions outside the classroom through your customized GetConnected profile.