Instructional, Research and Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty Benefits


Special options for adjunct faculty parking are available on the parking website.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Employees who have been employed with George Mason University for at least a year, and who have worked at least 1,250 hours during that year, are covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act(FMLA). Under FMLA, the University is required to provide up to twelve weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons. For more information, please visit FMLA.


Individual Retirement Counseling

Sign up for one-on-one retirement planning with TIAA-CREF, Fidelity, or ICMA-RC on campus. For the schedule, please visit individual retirement counseling.

Supplemental Retirement Savings

Details are available on the TSA flyer.

Employee Tuition Waiver Program

Faculty and staff (including adjunct faculty and non-student wage) are eligible for tuition waiver. Conditions apply; for important details, please see the Tuition Exemption policy and the Tuition Waivers page.

Please note: Classes must be scheduled outside of working hours (unless you are on an approved formal flexible work agreement) and on a space available basis. To pursue a degree using a tuition waiver you must be accepted in the degree program. Dependents are not eligible for tuition waiver. Law School courses are excluded unless you have been accepted into the degree program.

Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 703-993-2441 for enrollment information.


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