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Posted March 18 2019

Health and Fitness Expo Volunteer Sign Up

George Mason University will be hosting the 23rd annual Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. The expo will be held on the Fairfax campus in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. 

Faculty and staff are welcome to volunteer and be a part of the event. Please visit the volunteer sign up if you are interested.

All volunteers are asked to attend a brief one hour training that covers the event and volunteer responsibilities.

Volunteer Training Dates:
• 3/20/19: 6 PM -7 PM in SUB I 3008
• 3/21/19: 3 PM-4 PM in SUB I 3311

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Posted March 8 2019

2019 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is April 5, 2019, on Mason's campuses! Faculty and staff are encouraged to bring their school-aged children (grades K-12) for fun activities and learning sessions about manners, communication, healthy friendships, and more!

To participate:

  • Complete the online consent form prior to the day of the event
  • Check out the event page for information about the day, event details, and a schedule of events
  • Register for the sessions you would like to attend

Visit the event page for more information. If you have any questions, please contact worklife@gmu.edu. 

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Posted February 19 2019

Electronic Flexible Work Agreement

New year, new Flexible Work Agreement! New year, new Flexible Work Agreement! Your Flexible Work Agreement is now online and combines all flexible work options together. Using Dynamic Forms, employees complete this new form online and have it automatically sent to supervisors and department heads for signatures.

If you have an existing and unexpired paper Telework/Remote or Flexible Work Agreement, there is no need to resubmit! When your existing agreement needs to be renewed, please use the online form.

To aid this transition, we created a walk through video. A version of the video with subtitles is also available. 

Please visit flexwork.gmu.edu for more information about your options as an employee. If you have any questions, please email worklife@gmu.edu.

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Posted February 6 2019

Peterson Hall Lactation Room

There is a new, dedicated lactation room on the Fairfax campus in Peterson Hall. The details for the room, including exact location and hours, are below:

 

· Location: Peterson Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 2414A

· Hours: 7:00am to 11:00pm, Sunday through Saturday

· How to access: This room will be available to nursing mothers on a first come, first served basis. Please lock the door when you are using the space.

 

If you have any questions or encounter any issues with the space, please contact worklife@gmu.edu.

If you are in need of a pregnancy accommodation, please reach out to either the Benefits team or Ruth Townsend, ADA Coordinator, at 3-8730 or via email at rtownse2@gmu.edu. If you encounter a student in need of a lactation room, please contact Alissa Karton at akarton@gmu.edu. 

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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

2019 Schedule

Services

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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To learn more, visit WBU.

Connect with Us!

Questions or Suggestions?

Please email us at worklife@gmu.edu

 

Caregiving

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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Ideas? Suggestions? Contact the life/work team at worklife@gmu.edu.