November 2021

Announcements from Human Resources & Payroll

CommonHealth Weekly Wellnotes 

Looking for a way to get quick wellness tips without doing any extra work? Each week, we update the CommonHealth page on the HR & Payroll website with Weekly Wellnotes that provide quick wellness tips! These tips range from how to manage stress, delicious recipes, how to nurture your relationships, financial tips, ways to stay physically healthy, and more. 

Visit the CommonHealth page on the HR & Payroll website each week for a new tip! 


TIAA Financial Seminars 

Looking to learn more about your finances? 

TIAA is hosting several financial well-being seminars. Check out the flyer to learn more! 


Inclement Weather/Emergency Guidance 

Telework and Inclement Weather 

Employees working from home during a university closing are expected to continue working unless it is not possible due to power outages or other conditions that prevent them from working. Teleworkers (if it is their scheduled telework day) and remote workers continue to work even if: 

  • Classes are canceled and administrative offices are closed 
  • The university is on a modified schedule

  For more details, visit 


Inclement Weather/Emergency Guidance 

With winter weather fast approaching, please review the Inclement Weather/Emergency Closing Policy 


Staying Updated 

Stay updated on university closings, late openings, or other weather-related changes to the university’s schedule through Mason’s switchboard at 703-993-1000, Mason Alert, the university’s homepage, as well as local media outlets.