Mason Alert: University Closed today, Friday, March 2nd, due to Extreme Weather

Posted: March 2, 2018 at 9:43 am

On Friday, March 2nd, classes are cancelled and administrative offices are closed across all campuses of George Mason University due to extreme wind conditions.

The university will provide updates, if necessary, on the university’s operating status via Mason Alert. Please visit, call 703-993-1000, and read Mason Alerts for the latest information.

Students and employees who are on campus are advised to remain away from trees and wooded areas to the extent possible due to falling limbs.  Please use caution if you must be outdoors.

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:

Mason Shuttles: shuttle service is suspended today, Friday, March 2nd.

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 ( for public transportation options and operating status.

Student Centers (Johnson Center, SUB I, and the Hub) will not be open today.  See for more information.

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

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