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Posted September 6 2019

Register for Healthy Campus Week: September 23-27, 2019

Healthy Campus Week is September 23 – 27, 2019! Support your well-being by attending the available sessions on leading a healthy life. View the flyer to see a list of sessions throughout the week.

To register for a session, view the flyer, click on the session you would like to attend, and click “Request” on the MasonLEAPS session page. Sessions will be available via Webex on both the Arlington and SciTech campuses.

Please register for each session you plan on attending, whether in-person or on Webex, on masonleaps.gmu.edu.

If you have any questions, email worklife@gmu.edu. To learn more about the Healthier Campus Initiative, visit the Partnership for a Healthier America website.

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Posted September 6 2019

Happy Heart Walk: September 25, 2019 at Noon

The Happy Heart Walk is September 25, 2019 at noon on the Fairfax, Arlington, and Sci Tech campuses!

Bring your walking shoes and your best heart puns because it’s time to get “pumped!” It is time for our annual Happy Heart Walk! This year marks the 11th year of the Happy Heart Walk and we encourage you to join your fellow students, faculty, and staff for a walk across all campuses to promote heart health.

Awards will be given to the team with the most spirit and to the largest department team…so encourage your colleagues to attend! Did we mention there will be giveaways? Doesn’t that set your heart aflutter? (See what we did there?)

View the flyer for more details. No need to register! Questions? Please contact worklife@gmu.edu. 

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Posted September 5 2019

Save the Date: Winter Wellness Flu Shot Clinics

Save the date! The Winter Wellness Flu Shot Clinics will be held at Mason: 

  • Fairfax – Dewberry Hall, October 8, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Arlington – Van Metre Hall 310, October 9, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • SciTech – Colgan Hall 110E, October 15, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Faculty and Staff:

  • FREE with COVA (at all clinics) and Kaiser (at Fairfax only) insurance card 

OR 

  • Pay $30 at the Fairfax event through Student Health Services

COVA members may print, complete, and bring a flu shot consent form to the clinic to ensure a shorter wait time. Kaiser members will complete a consent form in-person at the clinic.

Please view the flyer and FAQs for more information. For questions, please email worklife@gmu.edu.

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Posted September 4 2019

WW Free Starter Kit Promotion

Starting September 9th through October 18th, WW will be offering a FREE Starter Kit for all new members. The FREE Starter Kit is packed with exciting tools (over $70 value) that can help members start their wellness journey! 

To receive the Starter Kit, employees must purchase a WW membership during the promotion period and redeem their kit by November 1st. Joining members can redeem their kit by visiting the weightwatchers.com/us/atworkstarterkit. Sign-up and redemption steps also outlined on the attached marketing flyer.

Starter Kit includes:

  • Simply 5 cookbook
  • Cutting Board
  • Stainless steel water bottle
  • Grocery Tote
  • Inspirational mantra flip board
  • Coupons

If you have questions about your WW account or membership, please contact the WW Customer Care team at 866-204-2885.

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Posted August 2 2019

Statewide Book Club

Calling all bookworms! OnTheSquareVA is excited to announce the launch of a statewide book club! Books will be announced on the first of each month. You can find the book announcements and more details about the virtual and in-person discussions in the book club Facebook group.

If you have questions, please contact OnTheSquareVa@virginia.gov for more information.

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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

The Mason Statue decked out in green and gold.  Photo by Creative Services/George Mason University

Who's Walking Wednesday

Mason Walk In'

Biking Programs from Parking & Transportation

Wellness by Mason logo

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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