Recent Alerts

Mason Alert: Hazardous Material Incident on Fairfax Campus Eisenhower Hall

Posted: November 26, 2019 at 12:48 pm

A hazardous materials incident has been reported in Eisenhower Hall on the Fairfax Campus. Eisenhower Hall will be closed until further notice.  There are a large number of fire, emergency medical services, and police in the vicinity of Eisenhower Hall.  Presidents Park Drive is temporarily closed to facilitate cleanup and emergency response operations. Please remain […]

Mason Alert: ALL CLEAR: University Police Investigating Person with Weapon

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 7:00 am

ALL CLEAR: **Thanks to a quick-thinking bus driver, the suspect in this incident has been located and the weapon was recovered by police.  We appreciate everyone’s patience and vigilance during the investigation.** Original Message: A person with a weapon has been seen on the Fairfax campus. University Police are searching for a person who fits […]

Mason Alert: University Police Investigating Person with Weapon UPDATE

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 6:05 am

UPDATE: **Multiple Police agencies have searched the area and were unable to locate the suspect.  He is no longer believed to be in the GMU area.  Police have received information to ID the individual and continue to investigate the incident.  The community is encouraged to resume their routine activities but remain alert to their surroundings.** […]

Mason Alert: University Police Investigating Person with Weapon

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 5:20 am

A person with a weapon has been seen on the Fairfax campus. University Police are searching for a person who fits the following description: Mid-20s year old black male, approximately 5’8″ – 6 feet tall, 130 pounds, last seen wearing a blue and yellow windbreaker jacket, black pants, white tennis shoes, carrying a gray backpack.  […]

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 […]

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, […]

Mason Alert: Due to inclement weather George Mason University will open at 10:00 a.m. today, Monday, February 11th

Posted: February 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

George Mason University administrative offices will open at 10:00 a.m. today, Monday, February 11th, due to inclement weather. Classes beginning at or after 10:00 a.m. will be held as scheduled. Shuttle services will begin at 8:25 a.m. Please use good judgment and travel safely. University events may be postponed or cancelled. Please check with the […]

Mason Alert: Due to inclement weather George Mason University will open at 11:00am Wednesday, January 30th

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 9:45 pm

George Mason University administrative offices will open at 11:00am Wednesday, January 30th, due to inclement weather. Only classes beginning at or after 11:00am will be held as scheduled. Please use good judgment and travel safely. Shuttle services will begin around 10:00am. For additional details please visit: https://transportation.gmu.edu in the morning. If your car was moved […]