School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

All health and physical education majors are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester.  If you want to learn how to become a health and physical education teacher please schedule an appointment today!


Your Academic Advisor is Linda Krout
Phone: 703-993-2096
Office: Science and Technology Campus (PW) Katherine G. Johnson Hall, Room 228B 
For Fairfax Campus: Recreation Athletic Complex (RAC) 2107

 Pre-Orientation Advising

You are more than welcome to schedule an individual 30-minute pre-orientation advising appointment.

Before making an appointment, please follow the following steps:

  1. Please submit your information
  2. Verify if your transfer credits have successfully transferred to Mason via Patriot Web and Degree Works
  3. Watch the Pre-Orientation Advising Video 
  4. Complete the Pre-Orientation Advising Questionnaire
  5. Schedule a Pre-Orientation Advising appointment
    • Sign into the Student Success Collaborative with your Mason credentials
    • Select Schedule an Advising or Registrar Appointment
    • Select New Student Advising
    • Select RHT Pre-Orientation Advising
    • Select your location (click here for guidance)
    • Select your advisor (click here for guidance)
    • Select your desired appointment time

Schedule an Appointment to meet with Mrs. Krout

Through the Student Success Collaborative (SSC) appointment scheduler 30-minute advising sessions are available at the Science and Technology Campus: BRH 228, or the Fairfax Campus: RAC 2107.

  1. Sign into SSC with your Mason credentials (If you're a prospective student click here for your instructions)
  2. Select Schedule an Advising or Registrar Appointment
  3. Select School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism
  4. Select the program of the major or minor you want advising for
  5. Select your desired location
    1. Fairfax: Health and Physical Education-Fairfax
    2. SciTech (PW): School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism SciTech Campus Advising (RHT
  6. Select your advisor 
  7. Select your desired appointment time
  • If you are 10 minutes late or arrive at the wrong location then your appointment will be canceled, and you will have to reschedule. Please make sure you are aware of the time and location when scheduling an appointment. 

If you need to cancel your appointment please do so through SSC as soon as possible (24 hours minimum notice appreciated) so we may offer that time to another student.

Advising Resources:

        *Remember that the year your major is declared becomes the catalog year that you follow for coursework requirements.