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Posted April 21 2017

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is on Thursday, April 27. If you plan to bring your child to work, make sure to complete a release form. Although there is no formal on-campus programming this year, there are several events occurring around campus, including the annual Victims’ Rights Run and Walk. For a complete list of events and activities, visit Today @ Mason. And don’t forget, kids under 10 eat free at Southside, Ike’s, and the Globe.

If you are interested in helping plan a more formal program for the next academic school year, email Heather Aleknavage at  

The release form should be sent to Human Resources and Payroll at or faxed to 703-993-2601. For questions, contact Mason's Life/Work Connections Team at or 703-993-2600.



Posted April 3 2017

Westminster School/George Mason Collaboration Merit Scholarship

The Mason/Westminster School scholarship deadline has been extended to May 15 for the academic year beginning Fall 2017. In collaboration with George Mason University, Westminster School is offering a scholarship opportunity to the children/grandchildren of Mason faculty and staff. The renewable Merit Scholarship is in the amount of $8,000 per year, and is open to students entering grades 3 – 7. The potential value of the scholarship totals $48,000. Westminster School is an independent school located in Annandale, VA just minutes from the beltway. For more information pleasevisit the Westminster Merit Scholarship page, schedule a visit to the school, or contact Nancy Schuler at

Pre-school Open House 4.14.17

Summer Camp Flyer

Scholarship Flyer


Posted March 22 2017

Financial Well-Being Portal

Enhance your financial well-being through on-site or on-demand financial education sessions as well as tools to assist you in your financial planning efforts.  You can find all this and more on the Financial Well-Being Portal.  



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Bright Horizons Care Advantage Logo

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.

Sittercity logo and Years Ahead logo

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.

Financial Well-Being

2016 brings another opportunity to start anew! Make it the year you gain a deeper understanding of the impact financial decisions today can have on your choices tomorrow. Pease check out the Financial Well-Being Seminar Series - bringing financial education sessions on-campus and on-line.  See the Financial Well-Being Portal for topics, dates, times, and locations.  On-line sessions available anytime. 


Take care of your DMV business at a convenient Mason location!  The 2017 schedule is available; DMV2Go 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!

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Duffy is sporting Mason colors

thanks to UHall Needleworks'

Talented Stitchers!

(Photo of Duffy courtesy of Megan Kirk)

Ideas? Suggestions? Contact the work/life team at 3.2604 or via email at