Undergraduate Academic Advising
Social Work

The following students will see an advisor in the CHHS Office of Student Affairs in Robinson Hall, Room B402:

  • Students with less than 60 credit hours completed.
  • Transfer students who are in their first semester at Mason.

To make an appointment, call 703-993-1901 or send an email request to chhs@gmu.edu and include your full name, G number, major, general availability for the week in which you are requesting an appointment, and a brief description of what you would like to cover in your advising meeting. You are assigned to an advisor based on your last name:

A-L
Valerie Bartush
vbartush@gmu.edu

M-Z
Maria Perez-Brodeur
mperezb2@gmu.edu

The following students will see an advisor in the Department of Social Work:

  • Current social work students who have completed 60 credits or more and have been at Mason for at least one semester.

The Department of Social Work is located in the city of Fairfax at 10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 300, just north of Mason's Fairfax Campus. Social work faculty advisors can make arrangements to meet undergraduates for advising appointments on the Fairfax Campus by appointment. Students should make an advising appointment with their academic advisor at least once a semester to ensure that they are progressing successfully toward graduation. Please email your advisor to schedule an advising appointment, and include your full name, G number, major, and general availability for the week in which you are requesting an appointment.

To change your advisor, submit a signed Request for Change of Advisor (pdf) form to the Department.

Social Work, BSW (BSW-SOCW)

To change your major to Social Work, contact:
Dr. Emily Ihara
eihara@gmu.edu

A - Ca
Dr. Molly Davis
mdavi7@gmu.edu

Ce – G
Dr. JoAnn Lee
jLee120@gmu.edu

H – L
Prof. Kathy Prudden
kprudden@gmu.edu

M – O
Dr. Cathy Tompkins
ctompkin@gmu.edu
Note: During fall 2017 Dr. Tompkins is on leave; advisees can contact Dr. Emily Ihara in her absence.

P – R
TBD - Contact Dr. Emily Ihara
eihara@gmu.edu

Sh – Z and new majors
Dr. Emily Ihara
eihara@gmu.edu

Aging Studies, Minor

A – Z
Dr. Cathy Tompkins
ctompkin@gmu.edu
Note: During fall 2017 Dr. Tompkins is on leave; advisees can contact Dr. Emily Ihara in her absence.

Social Work, Minor

A – Z
Dr. Emily Ihara
eihara@gmu.edu

Questions? Please contact Le Anne Wisnieski, Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs, Department of Social Work, at 703-993-4247 or lwisnies@gmu.edu.