Mason Alert: George Mason University Opening at 12:00 p.m. Wed. Jan. 27th

Posted: January 26, 2016 at 2:38 pm

George Mason University administrative offices will open at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27th, due to inclement weather. Only classes beginning at or after 12:00 p.m. will be held as scheduled.

West Campus shuttles will begin service at 7:00 a.m. all other shuttle service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Roadways and sidewalks throughout the region may be icy or covered in snow.  Allow additional travel time to and from campus and plan activities accordingly. Please use good judgment and travel safely.

Students who are concerned about safely getting to and from the university on Wednesday to attend classes should discuss their individual circumstances with their faculty. Faculty and staff who have challenges getting to and from work should discuss informal telework or leave requests with their supervisors.

University events may be postponed or cancelled. Please check with the event coordinator, event website, or University Events Management at for more information. 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.

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:

University services will be available but some may have limited hours.  For operating hours of university services please see the links and information below.

Mason Recreation:

Dining Services:

Parking and Transportation: Students who are currently parked in university parking decks should return their vehicles to their assigned lots between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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 public transportation options and operating status.

Student Centers (Johnson Center, SUB I, and the Hub): See for more information regarding operating hours and services.

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

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