Mason E-Files

Requests for standard announcements should be submitted to University Information using the Mason E-Files online request form by the close of business every Wednesday. Review Mason E-Files Policies and Procedures for important guidelines.

Nominations for Outstanding Supervisor Award Now Accepted

Posted: July 31, 2015 at 11:39 am

Have an outstanding supervisor? Nominations for the Outstanding Supervisor Award, sponsored by the Mason Staff Senate, will be accepted from August 3 – August 31. View complete guidelines, criteria, and download the nomination form here. Return nomination forms to The winner will be recognized during the Outstanding Achievement Award ceremony on Tuesday, November 3,…

Commuter Choice Deadline Update

Posted: July 31, 2015 at 11:38 am

The deadline to submit the monthly request form for the Commuter Choice program has been pushed up to the tenth of the month, per guidelines from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the agency which hosts the SmartBenefits program. For example, to receive the transportation fringe benefit for September, submit your monthly request form by…

RideSystems: Mason Shuttles’ New Real-Time Transit Service

Posted: July 31, 2015 at 11:38 am

Starting August 1, Mason Shuttles will begin using a new real-time transit service called RideSystems. This system will replace NextBus. Download the RideSystems app and select George Mason University, or visit to view real-time arrival information. RideSystems is an easy way to always know where your Mason Shuttle is, and when to expect its…

OSCAR Work-Study Research Assistantships

Posted: July 31, 2015 at 11:38 am

In coordination with the Office of Student Financial Aid, the Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities and Research (OSCAR) has a limited number of Federal Work-Study Research Assistantships (OSCAR RAs) available for the fall semester. The goal of the OSCAR RA program is to expand opportunities for undergraduate students to be involved in research or…

ITS Resource Allocation Plans for the Semester Start

Posted: July 31, 2015 at 11:37 am, Last Updated: July 31, 2015 at 11:44 am

To help ensure a smooth start-up at the beginning of the new semester, Monday, August 24, through Friday, September 11, Information Technology Services (ITS) will concentrate its resources on the immediate technology needs of students and new employees. During this period, requests for service and repairs from students and new employees will be addressed first,…

Well-Being University Reading Group: The Upside of Stress

Posted: July 31, 2015 at 11:35 am, Last Updated: July 31, 2015 at 11:42 am

The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB) invites Mason faculty and staff to join the fourth installment of the Well-Being University (WBU) Reading Group. The group will meet six times during the fall semester to discuss Kelly McGonigal’s The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at…