March 2020

Leadership Legacy Program Applications

Posted: March 11, 2020 at 11:40 am

The deadline to submit applications has been extended to Monday, March 16. The program is designed for full-time faculty and staff committed to furthering their leadership development. Go here for more information.

Coronavirus: Mason Creates Website to Inform University Community

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 10:03 am, Last Updated: March 12, 2020 at 9:22 am

The Staff Senate continues to closely monitor the university’s directives and response to the coronavirus outbreak. The situation is evolving rapidly. We strongly encourage all staff members to visit the Mason coronavirus website. The site includes an extensive FAQ section, including information related specifically to staff. Please check the site frequently for university updates related […]

April Staff Senate Meeting Announcement

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 12:05 pm, Last Updated: March 10, 2020 at 4:09 pm

The April Staff Senate meeting will feature Rector Tom Davis as guest speaker. Rector Davis will discuss the role of the Board of Visitors, the recently completed presidential search, and other topics related to the BOV’s policy-making and oversight. Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10 a.m. to noon (10 to 11 a.m for guest speaker, followed […]

Latest Announcements from the Staff Senate

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 11:58 am, Last Updated: March 9, 2020 at 7:16 pm

  In addition, each month, the Mason Staff Senate presents the Employee of the Month with a gift, attends Human Resources and Payroll’s New Staff Orientations to welcome new employees and introduce them to the work of the Staff Senate, recognizes the service of Mason retirees with a letter of appreciation, and publishes the Staff […]

Sibs & Kids Weekend

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 11:52 am, Last Updated: March 9, 2020 at 2:08 pm

On April 18-19, New Student and Family Programs will host Sibs & Kids Weekend, and we invite Mason faculty, staff, and students to register their kids, siblings, and friends ages 6-18 to enjoy a weekend of fun at Mason. All Sibs & Kids Weekend participants must register at The cost is $15 for Mason faculty/staff […]

Office 365 to Require Two-Factor Authentication

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 11:45 am, Last Updated: March 10, 2020 at 8:03 am

Starting March 23, Information Technology Services (ITS) will begin adding Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) to all Mason employee Office 365 accounts (email, calendar, and OneDrive for Business, etc.). Generic accounts will not require 2FA. Find more information here. 2FA will be added to Office 365 accounts by the first letter of employee NetIDs on the following […]

Upcoming Performances at Mason

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 11:21 am, Last Updated: March 9, 2020 at 7:32 pm

Broadway Princess Party  Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Courtney Reed Hylton Performing Arts Center – Merchant Hall Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m. Dust off your tiaras and head for this charming concert in which three of Broadway’s original and most beloved princesses perform their signature songs as well as many other treasured musical […]

Updates from Parking and Transportation

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 11:12 am, Last Updated: March 10, 2020 at 4:20 pm

Transit Driver Appreciation Day: March 18  Mason Shuttles is celebrating Transit Driver Appreciation Day. Help us say thank you to these folks with whom you share part of your work or school day by sending us your kind words about your experiences on Mason Shuttles. Your email compliment will enter you into a drawing for […]

WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined) Updates

Posted: March 4, 2020 at 2:57 pm, Last Updated: March 9, 2020 at 4:39 pm

  There are new updates to WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined). Starting March 2, 2020, users are invited to use the new WW enrollment portal.   Interested in joining? View the discounts you receive as a Mason employee. View the CommonHealth website and the FAQ document for more details including enrollment information and pricing.  Questions? Please contact […]

Mason Day 2020 with the Washington Nationals

Posted: March 4, 2020 at 2:52 pm, Last Updated: March 9, 2020 at 4:11 pm

The 4th Annual George Mason Day with the Washington Nationals will take place on Friday, August 28th vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through this special link. Don’t miss out on this exclusive Mason/Nationals co-branded bobblehead that also plays the George Mason Fight Song. Quantities are limited and will […]