Not Quite Mason Ready? We Can Help!

Emergencies usually strike with little to no notice, so don’t hesitate – take a few moments right now to get yourself Mason Ready! We’ve made it easy for you to find the resources you need to prepare yourself for emergency situations that may arise on campus. Simply select your audience type from the options below to get started!


You're ready to ace your finals, but are you prepared for an emergency situation on campus or in the region? Click here to learn more!


Is your classroom Mason Ready? Find out how to help prepare your students, and yourself, for an emergency at George Mason University.
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Before you leave for work, make sure you're Mason Ready for the day. Find out how you and your colleagues can best prepare for an emergency situation on campus or in the region. Click here to learn more!


Find out how your department or unit can best prepare for emergency situations on campus. Click here to learn more!


Here's an idea for your next care package - a personal emergency kit for your Mason scholar's dorm room! Click here to learn more about how you and your child can stay in-the-know about potential emergencies at Mason.


Planning a visit to Mason? Be sure to add "emergency preparedness" to your pre-visit checklist. We have just what you need to be Mason Ready, click here to learn more!


Need more help?

We understand this is a lot of information, and we’re always here to help clear up any confusion or other concerns. If in doubt, we strongly encourage you to call University Police at 703-993-2810 or 911 from an on campus phone for emergency situations. For questions or help with becoming Mason Ready, call (703-993-8448) or email the Environmental Health and Safety Office.

Emergency Guides & Plans

The Environmental Health and Safety Office has developed Emergency Preparedness Guides that provide information on how to prepare and respond to emergencies that may occur on campus to include: building evacuation, severe weather, shelter-in-place procedures, on-campus violence, earthquakes, regional emergencies, and medical emergencies.

Visit the Environmental Health and Safety Office website to view all available Emergency Preparedness Guides.

Security Reports

The George Mason University Annual Security Report is prepared by University Police in cooperation with local law enforcement, local fire services, and the Environmental Health and Safety Office along with other campus security authorities. It includes three years of crime statistics as well as other information relevant to the security of George Mason University campuses.

Visit the University Police website to view all available security reports.

Print Materials

Contact the Environmental Health and Safety Office to receive copies of:

  • Flipbooks: A pocket sized resource that contains information on how to prepare for and respond to emergencies that may occur on campus (Student and Employee versions).
  • Emergency Procedures Posters: Available in two sizes, these posters provide current best practices on how to respond to emergencies. A great resource for classrooms and common workspaces.