Plan Ahead for What's Next

Important events happen every day at Mason. Our goal is to inform the community about planned activities and advise with up-to-the-moment updates when necessary. 

Latest News

  • October 23, 2023
    On the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 24, there will be an increased volume in traffic on and around George Mason University's Fairfax Campus, as well as an increase in on-campus parking, due to a concert at EagleBank Arena, with 5,000 attendees expected. 
  • October 18, 2023
    The utility company will perform electrical testing on the Fairfax Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 18, between noon and 6 p.m. The campus may experience flickering lights, but no power loss is expected.
  • October 5, 2023
    Tree work will be in progress on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University around Patriot Circle, Lot K, and Presidents Park on Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7. Work will occur between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Temporary sidewalk closures may be in effect during this time, and heavy equipment will be present.
  • September 12, 2023
    The sidewalk along Fairfax Drive directly in front of the Fuse at Mason Square construction site will be closed starting this week through the rest of the fall semester. The pedestrian bridge between Washington Boulevard (near the north entrance to Vernon Smith Hall) and the FDIC plaza will have intermittent closures during September.
  • September 11, 2023
    George Mason Facilities is excited to announce a Custodial Pilot Program launching this fall on the SciTech Campus and in Merten Hall on the Fairfax Campus.
  • September 7, 2023
    Contractors will repair sidewalks on the northeast side of Student Union Building I (SUB I) and near door A9 of Horizon Hall on Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tree work will be completed on the west end of Wilkins Plaza on Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9. Work will occur between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • September 1, 2023
    Sections of sidewalk on the east side of Ike's Diner will be closed from Tuesday, Sept. 5, through Thursday, Sept. 14, while repairs are performed. Accessible ramps into Ike's will remain open during this work.
  • August 18, 2023
    As the fall 2023 semester begins, Mason students, faculty and staff are reminded that traffic on and around the Fairfax Campus greatly increases, especially during the first few weeks of the semester. This campus parking and transportation guide with information on Mason Shuttles, visitor and non-permit parking options, biking, carpooling and other transit options will help minimize potential parking and traffic delays. 
  • August 14, 2023
    As George Mason University gets ready to welcome residential students to campus for the new academic year, several parking and traffic closures will occur on the Fairfax Campus from August 16–20 to accommodate the move-in of nearly 6,000 residential students. 
  • August 3, 2023
    Sidewalk and pathway closures around the Fairfax Campus through August 14, 2023.
  • July 27, 2023
    Contractors are currently completing tree work on the Fairfax Campus. Expect heavy equipment, traffic controls, and flaggers along roadways and sidewalks, from July 27 through August 1.
  • July 24, 2023
    The window replacement project that was scheduled for Thursday, July 27, at Horizon Hall has been rescheduled for Friday, August 4. A large exterior window at Horizon Hall will be replaced. The window is on the 6th floor, facing Krug Hall. Truck traffic will be present on Wilkins Plaza and around Horizon Hall.