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Posted July 10 2018

Well-Being Seminar: Alcohol and Substance Abuse

As part of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Human Resources & Payroll is offering a Well-being Series focusing on mental health topics.

August’s topic is Alcohol and Substance Abuse. This seminar will address:

  • The basics of alcohol and substance abuse
  • How to identify if someone has a problem
  • The difference between substance abuse and dependence
  • How drugs affect the body
  • The basic family and social problems that arise from substance abuse and how to get help

To Register, visit:


Posted July 10 2018

Sign Up to Lead a Who's Walking Wednesday!

Sign up to lead a Who’s Walking Wednesday walk!

Choose a date then lead the walking group for 30 minutes anywhere around campus. Walks begin every Wednesday at noon in the Wellness Circle at Merten Hall. Anyone can join!

If you would like to sign up, visit the Who’s Walking Wednesday sign-up.


Posted July 9 2018

Flexible Summer @ Mason

Flexible Summer @ Mason runs from Sunday, May 27, 2018, to Sunday, August 19, 2018, this year. During this time, supervisors are strongly encouraged to allow their faculty and staff to integrate flexible work opportunities into their schedules, if and when possible. While flexible work options are encouraged throughout the year, summer is a perfect time to make it happen!

To participate:

·   Familiarize yourself with the different types of flexwork options located on

·   Complete the 2018 Summer FlexWork Agreement.

·   Submit the completed agreement to Christina DiCicco at


Please remember, the Commonwealth DHRM requires full-time state employees work a full 40 hour work week.



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Financial Well-Being Portal

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

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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.

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.

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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