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Heat Safety Tips and Resources

Posted: July 19, 2019 at 3:06 pm

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Mason Alert: Due to power outage ar Fairfax Campus George Mason University will close at 7:50PM, today, July 17th

Posted: July 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

George Mason University administrative offices will close today July 17th at 7:50pm. Classes currently in session or starting after 7:50 are cancelled due to power outage. Visit www.gmu.edu for more information. The university will provide updates, if necessary, on Mason’s operating status via Mason Alert. Please visit www.gmu.edu, call 703-993-1000, and read Mason Alerts for […]

Mason Alert: Power Outage Fairfax Campus Wednesday, July 17

Posted: July 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

The Fairfax Campus has experienced a power outage affecting most buildings on the Fairfax Campus.  If you are trapped in a building and need immediate emergency assistance, call 911. Discontinue all non-essential work until utilities are restored. If there is insufficient light, exit the area or building to a location with sufficient natural light. Assist faculty, […]

Mason Alert: Loudoun Campus closing 1:00 p.m. today, June 26th

Posted: June 26, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Mason Alert: George Mason University’s Loudoun Campus will close today, Wednesday, June 26, at 1:00 p.m. due to a police bomb threat investigation near campus. There is no immediate threat to Mason’s Loudoun Campus. The campus is being closed out of an abundance of caution and to facilitate the police investigation. Administrative offices are closed […]

University Landline 911 Calls to be Transferred to Local County Police Agencies

Posted: June 25, 2019 at 11:15 am

This summer, 911 calls placed from university landline phones will start being transferred directly to local county police agencies. This modification will ensure uniformity in all Fire/EMS and Police 911 calls, as all cell/mobile 911 calls are currently answered by the local police agencies. Should you dial 911 from a university landline, the local police agency will transfer your […]

Lightning Detection Alert System Testing at Noon on May 23, 2019

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

A new lightning alert system has been installed on West Campus (Fairfax) to provide weather warnings to students, employees, and visitors who are outdoors on recreation fields, athletic fields, or attending outdoor sporting events. When lightning is detected within 10 miles of campus, a loud 15-second siren will sound. Thirty-minutes after the last lightning strike […]

Lightning Alert System Installed on West Campus, Testing May 23

Posted: May 3, 2019 at 11:47 am

A new lightning alert system has been installed on West Campus (Fairfax) to provide weather warnings to students, employees, and visitors who are outdoors on recreation fields, athletic fields, or attending outdoor sporting events. When lightning is detected within 10 miles of campus, a loud 15-second siren will sound. Thirty-minutes after the last lightning strike […]

Police Training on Campus

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 6:00 am

Dear Patriots, Today, Monday April 29, 2019, Mason Police and other regional public safety partners will be conducting active threat training at EagleBank Arena. Due to this training you may see an elevated law enforcement presence in the area of the arena as well as officers in tactical gear. However, there is no threat to […]

Weather Alerts

Posted: April 26, 2019 at 3:02 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for the Loudoun Campus. Seek shelter if necessary or hazardous conditions exist. Locate and take shelter in hardened structure immediately. Move to an interior room or hallway without windows on the lower floors of the building. Stay away from large loose objects such as bookcases, cabinets, […]

Suspicious Incident in the Johnson Center men’s restroom on April 25, 2019

Posted: April 26, 2019 at 10:07 am

Dear Patriots, Mason Police is informing the campus community of a suspicious incident. On Thursday, April 25th, at 1:12 PM, after departing the Fairfax Campus, the parent of a 17-year-old prospective student contacted Mason Police by phone to make an informal report of a suspicious incident that occurred approximately 20 minutes earlier inside the men’s […]

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