Hurricane Joaquin Update

Posted: October 2, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Dear Patriots, The university continues to monitor Hurricane Joaquin, which appears to have shifted east and away from the Washington D.C. region. We do expect heavy rain, wind and possible flooding this weekend. The university plans to operate on a regular schedule of classes, events and activities throughout the weekend and on Monday, October 5. […]

Hurricane Joaquin

Posted: October 1, 2015 at 12:18 pm

Dear Patriots, The university is monitoring the path and potential impact of Hurricane Joaquin. Current forecasts place the storm in the vicinity of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area Sunday, October 4, through Monday, October 5. There is the potential for localized flooding from heavy rainfall, wind damage, and power outages.    At present, the university […]

Mason Alert: Utility Failure

Posted: September 23, 2015 at 10:27 am

Power is being restored to the Fairfax Campus. Some buildings may be without power for a short period of time while service is being restored but all buildings are expected to have power by 11:00 a.m. All classes and events beginning at 10:30 a.m. or later will be held as scheduled. Administrative offices are open. The […]

Mason Alert: Fairfax Campus Power Outage

Posted: September 23, 2015 at 9:06 am

The Fairfax Campus has experienced a power failure. If you need immediate assistance, University Police can be reached by dialing 9-1-1 from any campus phone or (703)-993-2810 by cell phone. An estimate for when power will be restored is not available at this time. Students and employees should remain on campus until further notice. The […]

Mason Update: Johnson Center Operating Status

Posted: September 17, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Dear Patriots, Due to increasing temperatures in the Johnson Center, Administrative offices in the Johnson Center will close at 3:00 pm today, September 17, 2015.  Retail and dining operations will remain open however some may be closed at the discretion of the operator.  Events scheduled in the Johnson Center today may continue however some may […]

Air Conditioning Impacted Today in Several Buildings

Posted: September 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

Dear Patriots, This morning the university experienced a chilled water line break that has shut down air conditioning in the following buildings: Johnson Center, David King Hall, Robinson A and B, the four original buildings (Krug, Finley, East, and West), Sub I, and Aquia. Repairs are underway and expected to be completed within the next […]

SUB I Reopens Monday

Posted: August 24, 2015 at 8:51 am

Dear Patriots: The university will reopen Student Union Building I (SUBI) on Monday as scheduled. All offices and services will operate under a normal schedule. The university conducted several tests Friday and over the weekend to determine the cause of the odor. Those tests were inconclusive, and the odor has since dissipated. Environmental and Health […]

SUB 1 Closed Friday

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 8:35 am

Dear Patriots, George Mason University is closing SUB 1 on Friday to investigate nonhazardous but objectionable odors. Facilities, Environmental Health and Safety, and Student Services have been working together to identify the source of the odor. Further testing is needed and will be conducted on Friday. SUB 1 is expected to reopen Monday. SUB 1 […]

Mason Alert: Patriot Circle re-opened

Posted: July 22, 2015 at 10:37 am

Mason Alert: Patriot Circle between Shenandoah River Lane and University Drive has re-opened. The Fire Department and local gas company are responding to a small outdoor natural gas leak; please remain away from Facilities Administration and Facilities Management areas.  Portions of Rivanna River Lane may be obstructed by fire department or University Police vehicles. Fire […]

Mason Alert: Portion of Patriot Circle Temporarily Closed – Fairfax Campus

Posted: July 22, 2015 at 10:20 am

Mason Alert: Due to fire department activity, Patriot Circle is closed between Shenandoah River Lane and University Drive.  Vehicle access to David King Hall, The HUB, Southside Dining Hall, Facilities Administration, Facilities Management, and Eastern Shore is temporarily blocked. No buildings require evacuation at this time.  Please follow the directions of law enforcement and fire […]

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