Mason Alert: Due to inclement weather George Mason University will close at 4:15, today, Tuesday March 20th

Posted: March 20, 2018 at 1:30 pm

George Mason University administrative offices will close today Tuesday, March 20th at 4:15 p.m. due to inclement weather. All regularly scheduled classes will remain in session until 4:15 p.m. Classes beginning at or after 4:00 p.m. are cancelled. 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 March 21st will be announced no later than 5:30 a.m.

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 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:

Parking and Transportation: students and employees may park in Rappahannock parking deck for the duration of the storm. Parking deck fees and pass requirements are temporarily suspended.

Mason Shuttles will operate until the following times, today, Tuesday, March 20th:

Gunston Go Bus: 5:15 p.m.
Sandy Creek-Metro: 5:30 p.m.
Global to Metro: 5:10 p.m.
Fairfax-SciTech: 5:25 p.m.
Burke VRE: 5:25 p.m.
West Campus: 5:15 p.m.

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.