Mason is not just an institution of higher education and excellence. Mason is an institution of higher purpose.
We Dare to Imagine a Better World
At Mason, we believe it will take all of us together to reimagine a better tomorrow. We are unapologetically focused on action, ready to take on the world’s full, messy truths so that we may learn and grow wiser from them.
We welcome diversity of origin, identity, circumstance, and ideology.
Pride Week at Mason is March 25 - April 8.
Women's History Month
Mason celebrates Women's History Month by honoring the ongoing achievements and contributions of Mason women who have played a vital role in our culture, society, and community. Learn more.
Events Around Campus
International (iWeek) Week
March 28 - April 4
Mason Dance Company Gala Concert and Fête
University-wide BAM Information Session
March 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fall for the Book
March 30, 7 p.m. Story Sprint, An evening of off-the-cuff, impromptu writing, and food & drink.
Go for Gold! 2020 Olympic Karate Athlete Sakura Kokumai
March 30, 2–3 p.m. Fairfax Campus, Johnson Center, Cinema.
Visiting Filmmakers Series
Margaret Brown and Kern Jackson with Descendant March 30, 5 PM - 8 PM
Kat Thompson: Looking for My People Fenwick Gallery through April 2.
Mason Athletics Upcoming home events
Upcoming home events
Mar. 31 – Men's Tennis vs. Richmond, 2 p.m.
View the complete Athletics schedule and results.
Mason Vision Day
April 6, 2023
Positioning Northern Virginia as a premier location for the life science industry
With a planning grant from Go Virginia, Mason is leading a study to assess life science employer needs, employment trends, and workforce supply to expand the life science worker pipeline. Get the details.
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- Washington Business Journal: "Viewpoint: The case for an FBI headquarters in Northern Virginia's Springfield"March 27, 2023
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- March 23, 2023
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U.S. News & World Report Ranks 5 of Mason's programs in the Top 20
Mason’s stature as the most innovative and diverse public university in the Commonwealth of Virginia positions it to provide evolving online learning opportunities. Read More
Mason's research shows its strength in National Science Foundation (NSF) report
George Mason University’s $214 million in research funding in fiscal year 2021 represented an increase of more than $100 million over five years and puts the university on track to meet its goal of $225 million by 2025. Read More.
Mason is ranked in the top of Healthiest College Towns
According to a new study, two DMV college towns have ranked first and second in the healthiest in America. Read More at WUSA9.