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Wellness and Well-Being Resources
One of Mason’s strategic goals is to become a model well-being university.
We’ve highlighted a sample of well-being opportunities below. We encourage you to visit the well-being university website to learn more about the depth and breadth of well-being at Mason.
Mason supports a flexible work policy that includes telework, flex time, compressed schedules, and job sharing. For details, please see the Flexible Work website.
Learning Opportunities and Resources
Mason offers a wide array of learning opportunities. For a sample of what’s available, please visit the sites below for more information:
- Assistive Technology
- Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
- Center for Teaching & Faculty Excellence
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Environmental Health & Safety
- Fiscal Services
- HR & Payroll
- Information Technology Services BYTE Week
- Lynda.com (free access for Mason faculty, staff, and students)
- Mason Libraries
- Rosetta Stone (free access for Mason faculty, staff, and students). 30 languages to choose from.
- Office of Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics
- University Police
Recognition is a cornerstone at Mason. To see the many ways there are to recognize your colleagues and thank them for a job well done, please visit Reward & Recognition.
Apple Federal Credit Union
On-campus financial services are available at Apple Federal Credit Union. For branch and ATM locations, please visit Apple Federal Credit Union.
Save some green on lots of different goods and services on the life/work connections discount page.
Includes at 50% discount on a subscription at the Center for the Arts.
Financial Well-Being Portal
Build your financial knowledge and well-being through on-site or online financial education. Visit the Financial Well-Being Portal for details.
Movies in the JC
The best movie deal in Fairfax is at the Johnson Center Cinema.
Start saving for college for your children or grandchildren. A Virginia 529 may help you. Details at Virginia 529.
Life Planning Opportunities
Caregiving Resource from Bright Horizons Care Advantage
Mason faculty, staff, and graduate students have a complimentary subscription to this database of caregivers plus YearsAhead, a senior care resource. To learn more and to register for free access, please visit myMasonHR (use your Mason email user name and password to enter). Select “myDiscounts” from the left-hand menu.
Child Development Center
The Child Development Center, located on the Fairfax campus, offers parents convenience as well as peace of mind. The center provides an educational, nurturing, and fun environment for children ages 2-5.
Department of Motor Vehicles at Mason
On campus mid-day? Visit Lunchtime Possibilities for a sample of how Mason comes together.
Masonvale offers faculty, staff, and graduate students rental housing on the Fairfax campus. Choose from beautifully appointed one, two, and three bedroom units.
Resource and Referral
Mason recognizes that aging well is important no matter your age. To that end, you have easy access to information and resources that can assist you in a number of life planning areas including eldercare, dual career, relocation, and more. See the Life/Work Connections website for details.
Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB)
The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being offers a range of well-being opportunities including free weekly Well-Being Practices (such as Yoga and Meditation) as well as a Brown Bag Lunch series. Details at wellbeing.gmu.edu.
CommonHealth, the wellness benefit for state employees, offers a range of opportunities including special rates on WeightWatchers, fitness center discounts, and more.
A membership in Mason Recreation provides you access to three facilities on the Fairfax campus – the Aquatic & Fitness Center, the Recreation & Athletic Complex "RAC" and Skyline Fitness Center. In addition to fabulous facilities, they also offer a range of special events to keep fitness fun! Learn more about the services and amenities at Mason Rec or contact the Membership Coordinator, Steven Flutsch at email@example.com for further registration information.
Mason Walk ‘In
Take your walk indoors! Wellness by Mason offers Mason Walk 'In, 1-mile trails mapped out in 18 buildings in Arlington, Fairfax and Science & Technology.
Additionally, here are some helpful walking tips from the American Heart Association.
Parking and Transportation
Mason’s Office of Parking and Transportation offers a variety of opportunities for those who bike to work including Bicycle Commuter Choice, showers, bike racks, shelters, pumps and a free lock if you register your bike at Mason.
Who’s Walking Wednesday? Join us each Wednesday at noon in Arlington, Fairfax, and Science & Technology. Each week a new leader takes the group on a 30 minute campus walk. Would you like to lead a walk? Visit Lunchtime Possibilities and scroll to Who’s Walking Wednesday?
Wellness by Mason
Wellness by Mason offers some complimentary online resources for exercising indoors or at your desk. Details at wellnessbymason.gmu.edu
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