November 2019

November Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: November 13, 2019 at 1:16 pm, Last Updated: December 11, 2019 at 3:53 pm

The November edition of the Staff Senate newsletter is now available. Check it out!

Message from the Chair

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 12:40 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2019 at 8:34 am

Dear Mason Staff, As Thanksgiving approaches, I am feeling grateful for the opportunity to work on a university campus. Mason always has a special air of excitement this time of year as everyone prepares for the end of the semester, Winter Graduation, and some well-deserved time off with family and friends. This holiday season, the […]

Staff Senate General Meeting Updates

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 4:54 pm, Last Updated: January 16, 2020 at 9:13 am

December Staff Senate Meeting Due to Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day on December 4, the Staff Senate  cancelled the December General Meeting. During December, the Staff Senate is collecting items at the Arlington, Fairfax, and Science and Technology campuses. All non-perishable food items, personal items, and school supplies collected will be donated to the Patriot Pantry, a […]

Employee Discount Flyer

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 4:40 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2019 at 8:49 am

The Red Door Spa & Salon recently changed its name to Mynd Spa & Salon! With a Mason ID or business card, faculty and staff receive 15% off services and product purchases. The offer is valid Sunday through Friday at any Mynd Spa & Salon, including Fairfax Corner. Please see the flyer for more details. […]

Virginia 529 Recorded Webinar

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 4:39 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2019 at 8:48 am

With the holidays around the corner, it’s a perfect time to think about saving for future higher education expenses for your children, grandchildren or yourself. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to: Save for tuition and other college costs, such as housing, textbooks and more  Save for private or religious K-12 education  Take advantage […]

Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 4:38 pm, Last Updated: December 11, 2019 at 3:53 pm

Registration is open for Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day on December 4. This daylong event is centered around the theme, “Adaptable, Flexible, Resilient” and features keynote speaker Lauren Cattaneo, associate professor of psychology at Mason, and lunchtime speaker Param Srikantia, professor at Baldwin Wallace University, as well as breakout sessions and events.  For more details, and to […]

New Ways to Recognize Colleagues

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 4:37 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2019 at 8:17 am

 There are many ways to say thank you to your Mason colleagues, and Reward and Recognition has new Mason Flair to help you show your appreciation.  Canvas Tote Bags for that “Tote-ally Terrific” colleague  Media cases that hold business cards, tablets, or cell phones to say Just in “Case” You Didn’t Get the Message, Your […]

Parking and Transportation

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 3:33 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2019 at 8:45 am

DMV2Go on the Fairfax Campus   Take care of your Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles business at a convenient Mason location. DMV2Go will be on the Fairfax Campus on Monday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Merten Hall parking lot. For available services with DMV2Go, visit the DMV2Go website.     Thanksgiving Regional Transportation […]

December Administrative Professionals Meeting

Posted: November 10, 2019 at 3:30 pm, Last Updated: November 26, 2019 at 2:34 pm

The next Mason Administrative Professionals (MAP) meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room C  MAP welcomes anyone working at George Mason who considers themselves to be in an administrative professional role.  For questions and to RSVP, contact

Child Development Center: Part-Time Availability

Posted: November 6, 2019 at 3:09 pm, Last Updated: November 11, 2019 at 10:27 am

Looking for a convenient and National Association for the Education of Young Children-accredited preschool for your child? The Mason Child Development Center (CDC) currently has part-time schedules available for 3- and 4-year-old children. The CDC is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and follows the Mason administrative calendar. For details and to register for space, […]