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Posted August 25 2014

Welcome New Academic Year Newsletter Available

As we begin the new academic year 2014-2015, your colleagues in Human Resources and Payroll want to wish you the best and encourage you to explore the many resources at Mason that can contribute to your overall well-being. Whether you are new or have been here for many years, we invite you to explore how Mason helps build community and encourages us to thrive together. Please start your journey by taking a few minutes to review the New Academic Year Newsletter. We have organized this year’s newsletter around the theme of thriving together, sharing opportunities around campus to help you with your own individual well-being journey. If you have any questions, please call the HR & Payroll Customer Service Center at 3.2600. Have a great year!

Posted August 25 2014

Registration for the 6th Annual Happy Heart Walk Open

Put on your walking shoes!  Registration for the 6th annual Happy Heart Walk is now open.  The walk is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24 at noon in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William. 

Happy Heart Walk Flyer

Posted August 18 2014

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 benefits@gmu.ed or worklife@gmu.ed

Posted August 15 2014

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

Posted July 27 2014

DMV2Go in Fairfax in August

Take care of your Department of Motor Vehicle business at a convenient Mason location.  DMV2Go is coming to the Fairfax campus from 9:00-4:00 on August 29 and coming to all three campuses in September.  The 2014 schedule is available; find information on DMV2Go services at the DMV2Go website.

Posted July 27 2014

Save the Dates: Annual Happy Heart Walk and Winter Wellness Day

Mark your calendars for the fall. The 6th annual Happy Heart Walk will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 and the 3rd annual Winter Wellness Day will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014.  Both events are held in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William.  Additional information coming soon.



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Take care of your DMV business at a convenient Mason location!  The 2014 annual schedule for DMV2Go visits is available.  Services available are 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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Duffy is sporting Mason colors

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Talented Stitchers!

(Photo of Duffy courtesy of Megan Kirk)

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Hold the Date: Happy Heart Walk

Registration: Happy Heart Walk

Welcome New Adjunct Faculty

Welcome New Faculty

New Academic Year Newsletter

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Flu Shot Description 2014-15

Flu shot Information 2014