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Posted October 6 2015

Test Your Financial Know-How with the Financial IQ Challenge

We are pleased to team up with TIAA-CREF to bring you the newest What's Your Financial IQ Challenge at Financial IQ Challenge 2.0.  Take this educational challenge anytime during October to have some fun and learn important information about financial planning. Every time you play, you are entered for a chance to win a $25 Amex gift card. The more you play, the better your chances of winning – so sign on every day! (All responses are confidential.)

Posted September 23 2015

October is National Work and Family Month!

National Work & Family Month is about supporting healthy work/life strategies. This month we encourage faculty and staff to explore the variety of family resources available at Mason to help you create and maintain a healthier and more flexible work and family life.

NWFM Flyer

Posted August 24 2015

Mason Welcomes New Instructional/Research Faculty

Welcome to Mason! As new instructional/research faculty members, we want to share some of the resources and opportunities you have at Mason. If you have any questions or suggestions, please don't hesitate to contact us at or

Posted August 21 2015

Mason Welcomes New Adjunct Faculty

Welcome to Mason! We want to share some of the resources and opportunities you have available as a member of our university community. If you have any questions or suggestions, please don't hesitate to contact us at



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Financial Well-Being

Make 2015 the year you set savings goals to reduce debt, save for a short or long-term goal (including retirement), and to build wealth!  Please check out the Financial Well-Being Seminar Series - bringing financial education sessions on-campus and on-line.  See Financial Well-Being for topics, dates, times, and locations.  On-line sessions available anytime. 


Take care of your DMV business at a convenient Mason location!  The 2015 schedule is available; DMV to go services are listed on the DMV2Go website.

Giving Back

Let Mason help you give back!  Visit School Assistance & Volunteer Service Leave

Biking Rocks

Check out the Biking page of the Transportation website for lots of great information on biking to Mason ... including the Commuter Bike Program.

Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship

Mason offers a competitive faculty/staff book scholarship each year.  For details, please visit the book scholarship FAQ.

Keep Walking Even During Inclement Weather Using Mason Walk In'

Don't let inclement weather or rain keep you from taking a walk!  Wellness by Mason has mapped out indoor trails in many buildings on all three campuses. Find the one nearest you at Mason Walk In'

Mason Walk In' Flyer

Keep More of What You Earn

Check out the discounts and opportunities at Mason. Secure access at myMasonHR. Use your email user name and password to log-in. Select "myDiscounts".

Flexible Work is Always in Season!

Test drive a flexible work option. Each agreement comes with a 90 day trial period. See if it's right for you and your department. Details at Mason Flexes.

Plan Ahead

Be prepared for your loved one's aging and your own. See Life Planning for details.

Stay Well

See how your Mason benefits package can help you stay well. Details under "Preventive Screenings". Wellness events and information abound at Wellness by Mason, an interdepartmental effort to promote a healthy Mason!


Spirit Fridays

Show your Mason spirit.  Wear your Mason gear every Friday!


Sittercity's Corporate Program is now known as Bright Horizons Care Advantage. Faculty, staff, and graduate students have a complimentary subscription to Sittercity's comprehensive database of in-home caregivers for child care, pet care, home care and tutoring plus Years Ahead, a senior care resource that can assist you in developing a plan to care for an aging loved one.

To learn more and to register for free access, please visit myMasonHR.

Important note: Mason does not own, sponsor, or endorse Bright Horizons Care Advantage. It is your responsibility to carefully screen and check the references of any caregivers, including those who are listed on Bright Horizons Care Advantage, before you retain their services.



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CWB Resilience Workshop

Farmers Market

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days

Pope Francis Visit to Washington, DC

Flu Shot Information 2015

Women Giving Back, Day of Service

Flu Shot Consent Form (in Spanish)

Welcome New Faculty

Welcome New Adjunct Faculty - Fall 2015

Mason Dining Fruit & Veggie Challenge

Healthy Campus Week

Pop Up Pantry

Mason Summer Chillin'

TIAA-CREF"s Live Webinar Series

"Just Breathe"

National Employee Well-Being Month

Health and Fitness Expo 2015

Adjunct Forum

Anthem Scam

Staff Senate Winter Warm Up 2015

Welcome New Faculty

New Academic Year Newsletter

Happy Heart Walk: Resources to Make Your Heart Smile

Working Dads Flyer

HR Liaison List

TSA Flyer