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 […]

2016 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report Available Now

Posted: October 3, 2016 at 9:35 am

Dear George Mason University Student or Employee, Mason’s 2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at This report is required by federal law and contains the following: Crime and fire statistics for all Mason campuses (2013 – 2015) Information on reporting crimes and emergencies Emergency response and evacuation procedures Crime prevention information […]

Mason Alert – ROTC Training Exercise Update

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 11:21 am

Dear Patriots, On Thursday, the university sent out an alert about a potential threat that turned out to be an ROTC training exercise. There have been several questions and concerns expressed about the initial message, so I’d like to take a moment to address those issues raised. Around 2:30 p.m., an individual called Mason Police […]

Mason Alert: UPDATE University Police have identified two men last seen carrying weapons

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 3:09 pm

The two men last seen carrying assault style weapons near the Field House on the Fairfax Campus were participating in a military training exercise.  There was no known threat or danger to the university community during this event. Thank You, Mason Alert To change your preferences visit

Mason Alert: University Police seeking two men with weapons near Fairfax Campus

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:46 pm

University Police are seeking two males, one white, one African-American, near the Field House on the Fairfax Campus.  Witnesses observed these two individuals carrying assault rifle styled weapons.  They were last seen near the Robinson Square Apartments. Police are on scene actively looking for these two individuals.  Please remain away from the Robinson Square Apartments […]

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