Important Safety and Emergency Preparedness Information

Posted: February 20, 2017 at 1:08 pm

Dear Patriots, Safety is a top priority at George Mason University. The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) and University Police are committed to creating an environment in which everyone in our community can thrive. With this in mind, we encourage you to become familiar with the university’s recommended procedures on how to respond to […]

Incident Involving a Student in President’s Park

Posted: January 30, 2017 at 1:43 pm

Dear Mason Community, Mason police were called to the President’s Park residential area at approximately 12:50 a.m. to investigate an incident involving a student. Sadly, the student was found unresponsive and pronounced dead. No foul play is suspected, and there is no threat to the community. Counseling services have been made available to the students closely impacted […]

Resolution of Reported Armed Robbery on January 13th, 2017

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 9:53 am

Dear Patriots, Last week, we alerted you to an alleged assault and armed robbery that took place on Jan. 13 near Masonvale in Fairfax. This was based on a report filed by a student, who claimed to have been the victim of the crime. It turns out that the crime never took place. The student […]

Mason Alert: Police Investigation Continues Campus will Resume Normal Operations

Posted: January 13, 2017 at 7:03 am

Police are continuing to investigate reports of a robbery near Masonvale on the Fairfax Campus at approximately 4:30 a.m. today. The university will resume normal operations and you are no longer asked to remain in a secure location; this direction was given out of an abundance of caution. The two suspects sought in connection with […]

Mason Alert: Police Investigation Armed Robbery Near Masonvale

Posted: January 13, 2017 at 6:13 am

Due to an ongoing police investigation at Masonvale on the Fairfax Campus, you are requested to move away from the scene, obey all directions given by University Police and emergency response personnel, and remain in a secure location until further notice. Two males, one white and one black, displayed a weapon and committed a robbery […]

Update on Monday’s campaign event

Posted: November 7, 2016 at 12:01 pm

Dear Patriots: Vice President Joe Biden will join Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Tim Kaine at this evening’s campaign event on the North Plaza. This event will require heightened security measures. Setup has begun outside the Johnson Center, and the entire North Plaza and all walkways in the immediate vicinity will be closed from around 2 p.m. […]

Mason Alert: No threat found at Johnson Center building reopening Friday October 14th

Posted: October 14, 2016 at 8:49 am

University Police have concluded their investigation at the Johnson Center and no threat was found.  Due to the length of this investigation and disruption to Johnson Center operations, the Johnson Center will remain closed the rest of today, Thursday, October 13th. University classes and events in the Johnson Center are postponed or cancelled. Please check […]

Mason Alert: Johnson Center investigation may extend until later this evening

Posted: October 13, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The University Police investigation at the Johnson Center is ongoing and may extend until later this evening. Please remain away from the area until further notice.  Additional information will be provide as it becomes available.  Thank you for your patience. Mason Alert To change your preferences visit

Mason Alert: Johnson Center temporarily closed for police investigation

Posted: October 13, 2016 at 4:08 pm

The Johnson Center is closed until further notice to allow University Police to investigate a suspicious call regarding a potential bomb threat. Please leave the Johnson Center and remain away from the area.  This threat has not been confirmed.  Out of an abundance of caution an investigation is being conducted in the interest of public […]

Important Information About Emergency Preparedness

Posted: October 6, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Dear Patriots, Safety is a top priority at George Mason University. The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) and the Department of Police and Public Safety are committed to creating an environment where everyone in our community can thrive. It is important to remember that everyone can play a role in sustaining a safe and […]

Latest Mason Alert

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:13:34 GMTMason Alert: All Clear - Mason Police investigated a possible person with a weapon near Shenandoah Parking garage at approximately 12:30pm. The investigation revealed there was no weapon or threat. The area is safe.