Human Resources and Payroll

Life/Work Connections


The Retirement Connection

What is The Retirement Connection?

Our interest in faculty and staff doesn't end upon retirement. The Retirement Connection is Mason's way of inviting you to keep in touch with your Mason community and colleagues after you retire.  Launched in 2004, the Retirement Connection begins within a few weeks of your retirement. Each Mason retiree receives a retirement package containing an array of items generously donated by various University departments. It includes:

In addition, retirees are encouraged to obtain the Mason Retiree ID card which affords the holder the same privileges enjoyed with their current Mason ID and which has no expiration date.  Additionally retirees:

We hope you will consider joining us to:

In short, we invite our retirees to stay connected to Mason on your terms. When, where, and how you want.

What's Happening at Mason?

Today at Mason
Mason Gazette (archive)

Faculty Staff News
Building Patriot Pride (Construction at Mason)


Mason Spirit, for alumni and friends of George Mason University

Retirement Connection Newsletter Archive

Sports and the Arts

Center for the Arts
Patriot Center
Johnson Center Cinema

Mason Athletics
Recreational Sports (including bus trips)
Aquatic & Fitness Center
Recreation and Athletic Complex
Freedom Center

Educational Opportunities

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Encore Learning
Course Catalogue
University Libraries

Information on the senior citizen waiver at Mason (University Registrar; age 60+; conditions apply)

Information on senior citizen classes through the Office of Continuing and Professional Education

Mason Retired Faculty Association

Emeriti Faculty Resources

Emeriti Faculty Research Room, Fenwick Library
Policies and Procedures (updated 4/2012)
Department Chair Memo

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Work (Jobs at Mason after a bona fide break in service)

Mason Speakers (Retirees are welcome using the Faculty/Staff participation form)

Handy to Have Mason Related Links

Mason Dining

Moving and Relocation Services


Life/Work Connections Discounts