Mason Alert: Due to inclement weather George Mason University will close at 3:00pm, today, January 29th

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 10:37 am

George Mason University administrative offices will close today January 29th at 3:00pm. Classes in session will stop at 3pm, and classes beginning at or after 3:00pm are cancelled due to inclement weather. Visit for more information. Please use good judgment and travel safely.

The university will provide updates, if necessary, on Mason‘s operating status via Mason Alert. Please visit, call 703-993-1000, and read Mason Alerts for the latest information. A decision regarding the university’s operating schedule for Wednesday January 30th will be announced no later than 5:30 a.m. that morning; however, it is anticipated that the university will resume normal operations on Wednesday.

University Events: University events may be postponed or cancelled. Please check with the event coordinator, event website, or University Events Management at for more information. Allow additional travel time to and from campus and plan activities accordingly.

For operating hours of university services, please see the links and information below:

Mason Shuttles:

Mason Recreation:

Dining Services:

Employees: for information related to faculty and staff accounting for your time during delayed openings or early closings, please refer to the Inclement Weather Guide at: and inclement weather.php

Parking and Transportation: students and employees may park in the Rappahannock River parking deck for the duration of the storm. Parking deck fees and pass requirements are temporarily suspended. Employees and students should return their vehicles to the appropriate parking areas by 8:00 am Wednesday January 30th.

Eagle Bank Arena (, Center for the Arts (, and Hylton Performing Arts Center ( Events hosted at these facilities may be postponed or cancelled. Please visit the appropriate website for more information.

Science and Technology Campus Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center:  visit to confirm operating hours.

Public Transportation: visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website at for public transportation options and operating status.

Student Centers (Johnson Center, SUB I, and the Hub) will close at the same time as the early closure time indicated above. See for more information.

University Libraries: Visit for operating hours and online library resources.