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Posted November 5 2018

CommonHealth's Maintain, Don't Gain Challenge

The hectic pace and frequent celebrations of the holiday season can make it tough to avoid unnecessary weight gain. CommonHealth’s Maintain, Don’t Gain Challenge is a 6-week program that encourages you to maintain your weight by following tips on nutrition and fitness. Weigh-ins are completed at home at the beginning and end of the challenge and will not be submitted to CommonHealth.

 The Challenge:

  • Maintain your weight within 2 pounds from November 21, 2018 through January 2, 2019

 That’s it — stay focused! Interested? Sign up here!

Posted October 31 2018

Follow Up Flu Shot Clinic

Did you miss the chance to get your flu shot at the 10/30 event? Don’t worry! There will be a follow up flu shot clinic for COVA members on the Fairfax campus!


Details: Wednesday, November 14, 9am – 12pm, Johnson Center Bistro


A few reminders:

·  Bring your insurance card

·  No appointment is necessary

·  Wear short sleeves

·  Plan to spend 10-15 minutes at the clinic after your shot to ensure there is no adverse reaction

·  Dependents on accepted health insurance plans who are 5 years old and older can receive a flu shot at the clinic with a guardian present


Questions? Email



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Reward and Recognition

Philanthropy Week: Appreciation Day

Lunchtime Possibilities

Visit the Mason Parent Guide for some helpful resources

2018 Schedule


Check out our relocation resources including discounts on movers!

Freshman Move-in

Let us help you with a smooth transition for your spouse or partner with Dual Career resources.

Take advantage of our resource and referral information and join our Adult Caregiver Support Group

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Who's Walking Wednesday

Mason Walk In'

Biking Programs from Parking & Transportation

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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.

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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.

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!



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Talented Stitchers!

(Photo of Duffy courtesy of Megan Kirk)

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