Hours of Operation

Campus Hours
Winter Break 2013
12/21/13 - 1/01/14

University offices are closed beginning at 5:00 pm on Friday, December 20 (some services may remain open later) & they will remain closed through Wednesday, January 1, however very limited services will be available during this time. Please read the hours below for details regarding services that will be available.

Offices will reopen on Thursday, January 2.



Emergency Numbers
Police or Fire - Emergency
On-campus phone only 911
Police Non-Emergency 703-993-2810
Maintenance and/or Facilities Emergencies 703-993-2525
Aquatic & Fitness Center
Patriot Circle
Tuesday, 12/24 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
Wednesday, 12/25 Closed
Monday, 12/31 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
Tuesday, 1/1 Closed
Please note: Rec pools, whirlpool & sauna areas close 1/2 hour before the facility closes. Competition pool closes at 8:30 pm on Su, 9:00 pm on M R, 8:30 pm on F and 6:30 pm on S.
For Recreation facilities hours, visit the Recreation website.
Johnson Center, 1st Floor, North Atrium
Saturday, 12/21 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday, 12/22 Closed
Monday, 12/23 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tuesday, 12/24 - Wednesday, 1/01 Closed
Building Access

The University will be closed for the winter break from 6:00 am on Monday, December 23, 2013, through 6:00 am on Thursday, January 2, 2014.  As a result, all academic and administrative buildings (with a few exceptions) will be on lock-down throughout this period.  The buildings equipped with electronic access will be programmed to secure these buildings.  All buildings will be patrolled throughout the holiday break.

The Police Department recognizes that many staff members and some students will need access to locked buildings during this time.  Requests for access to facilitate essential functions can be accomidated, but must be pre-approved and authorized in advance by the responsible staff/faculty member. 

Visit the Mason Police Department website at police.gmu.edu for full details.

Computer Labs
Innovation Hall, Room 301
Johnson Center, Room 342
All academic computer labs are closed between 12/21 - 1/01
Escort Service (Mason Police/Police Cadets)
Police and Safety Headquarters
7 days/week 24 hours a day
Field House (Recreation Sports Complex)
West Campus
Saturday, 12/21 - Wednesday, 1/01 Closed
The Field House Weight Room is part of the Center for Sports Performance and is reserved for exclusive use by intercollegiate athletic teams. The exercise and training facilities located in the RAC, Skyline and the Aquatic & Fitness Center are available to general student population and faculty/staff and fit the general needs of the George Mason community
Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center
Science and Technology Campus
Monday-Friday 5:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 12/24 5:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesday, 12/25 Closed
Tuesday, 12/31 5:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday, 1/1 Closed
Lap swim, open swim, & whirlpool close 1/2 hour before the center closes. Visit www.freedom-center.com for up-to-date information about specific area schedules and closures.
Housing and Residence Life
Housing Office, Potomac Heights, 1st Floor
Aquia Neighborhood, Whitetop Desk
7 days/week 24 hours a day
Rappahannock Neighborhood, Piedmont/Tidewater Desk
7 days/week Closed
Shenandoah Neighborhood, Eisenhower Desk
7 days/week 24 hours a day
Information Centers
Admin Office, Alan and Sally Merten Hall, Suite 2100
Finley Circle Info Kiosk, Outside, Near Finley Bldg & Metered Parking
Johnson Center Information Desk, 1st Floor, Past Food Court
Mason Pond Parking Deck Information Kiosk, Third Level, Outside
Student Union Building I, Information Desk, Patriots Lounge, 2nd Floor
Switchboard, Alan and Sally Merten Hall, Room 2100
The Hub, Information Desk, Third Level
Fenwick Library
Johnson Center, Gateway Library

Library services will not be available from 6:00 pm December 20, 2013 until 7:30 am on January 2, 2014. No fines will be charged on Mason owned items during this period. For all WRLC and ILL items, please do one of the following:
1) Renew all items.
2) Return all items by December 20.
3) Return WRLC items to a WRLC library that is open between December 21, 2013 and January 1, 2014. Libraries at Georgetown, American, and George Washington Universities are open for part of the Winter Break.

Online access to electronic resources and services will be available at http://library.gmu.edu. Renewal services will be available at http://magik.gmu.edu (for Mason items) or at http://www.aladin.wrlc.org (for WRLC items) during the entire holiday period.

For more information go to http://library.gmu.edu.

Mail Services Center
Mail Box Access
The Hub, Lower Level

There will be no mail delivery from Saturday, 12/21 through Wednesday, 1/01. Regular mail delivery will resume on Thursday, 1/02.

Mail Services in The Hub will be open on the following schedule. Any department wishing to stop by and pick up their mail and packages may do so at that time, however it is suggested that you call ahead to the mail room so that the staff can prepare your mail for pickup.

Monday, 12/23 - Tuesday, 12/24 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Friday, 12/27 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Monday, 12/30 - Tuesday, 12/31 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Recreational & Athletic Complex
Patriot Circle
Monday-Sunday 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, 12/24 - Thursday, 12/26 Closed
Tuesday, 12/31 - Wednesday, 1/01 Closed
Skyline Fitness Center
Skyline Fitness Center
Student Centers
Johnson Center
Building Hours
Thursday, 12/19 - Saturday, 12/21 7:00 am to 12:00 am
Sunday, 12/22 - Wednesday, 1/1 Closed
Student Union I
Building Hours
Thursday, 12/19 - Saturday, 12/21 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, 12/22 - Wednesday, 1/1 Closed
The Hub
Building Hours
Thursday, 12/19 - Saturday, 12/21 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, 12/22 - Wednesday, 1/1 Closed
Support Center, ITU
Innovation Hall, Room 233
Ticket Offices
Center for the Arts
Concert Hall, Main Lobby
Friday, 12/20 - Saturday, 12/21 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, 12/22 - Monday, 1/06 Closed
Tickets.com (CFA Event Tickets)  
7 days/week 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
12/25 and 1/1 Closed
Intercollegiate Athletics, Ticket Office
Field House
Closed (Phone messages will be checked daily)
EagleBank Arena, Ticket Office
West Entrance
Thursday, 12/20 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday, 12/21 - Saturday, 12/22 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday, 12/23 - Tuesday, 12/25 Closed
Wednesday, 12/26 - Thursday, 12/27 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday, 12/28 - Saturday, 12/29 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday, 12/30 Closed
Monday, 12/31 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Tuesday, 1/1 Closed
Wednesday, 1/2 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Tours, Campus
Admissions, Johnson Center, Room 213
There will be no tours from Saturday, December 14 through Wednesday, January 1. Tours will resume on Thursday, January 2, 2014.


Hours are based on the best available information and are subject to change.

For assistance after 5:00 pm, please contact the Johnson Center Information Desk at 703-993-9000.

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