ROBINSON FENCING BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

The Core Campus Project includes the replacement of Robinson Hall and Utility Infrastructure Improvements. The demolition of Robinson A will begin in fall 2018. For more information, visit robinson.gmu.edu.

Construction associated with campus Utility Infrastructure Improvements begins in August. Demolition of Robinson A is scheduled to begin in fall 2018.

View the Fairfax Campus Map to see areas that will be under construction during the 2018–19 academic year. For construction updates, visit building.gmu.edu.

Contact Annmarie Irwin at airwin5@gmu.edu or Cathy Pinskey at cwolfe4@gmu.edu with questions.

June High School Graduations Could Affect Campus Traffic

June on campus means an influx of traffic surrounding area high school graduations at Eagle Bank Arena. Sometimes this creates bottlenecks for faculty, staff, and student traffic, either in the morning or the evening.

Below is a list of weekday events that could affect your commute. Please allow a little extra time to compensate on those days.


JUNE 1
Forest Park High School Graduation – 2:00p
Gar-Field High School Graduation – 7:00p

JUNE 6
American Young Voices – 7:00p – AmericanYoungVoices.com

JUNE 7
Robinson Secondary School Graduation – 9:30a
Falls Church High School Graduation – 2:00p
Chantilly High School Graduation – 7:30p

JUNE 8
Oakton High School Graduation – 9:30a
West Potomac High School Graduation – 2:00p
Centreville High School Graduation – 7:30p

JUNE 11
South County High School Graduation – 9:30a
Thomas Edison High School Graduation – 2:00p
Westfield High School Graduation – 7:30p

JUNE 12
Lake Braddock Second-ary School Graduation – 9:30a
Robert E. Lee High School Graduation – 2:00p
Herndon High School Graduation – 7:30p

JUNE 13
West Springfield High School Graduation – 9:30a
WT Woodson High School Graduation – 2:00p
South Lakes High School Graduation – 7:30p

JUNE 14
Stone Bridge High School Graduation – 9:30a
Freedom High School (Loudoun County) Graduation – 2:00p
Park View High School Graduation – 7:00p

JUNE 15
Briar Woods High School Graduation – 2:00p
Broad Run High School Graduation – 7:00p

Mason faculty, staff, and students are advised to use the Rappahannock River Parking Deck or the Field House parking lots to avoid delays. Shenandoah Parking Deck levels 4 and 5 will be open for limited overflow student, employee, and event parking on weekdays when graduations occur.

Water Main Repair Ongoing
Additional delays on Braddock Road are expected as Fairfax Water continues its water main replacement project. Through the end of June, eastbound lane closures will occur on Braddock Road between Shirley Gate Road and the entrance to Trinity School on the following days and times:

  • Monday through Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. to noon

Follow Parking and Transportation on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Contact Parking Services at parking@gmu.edu or 703-993-2710 with questions.

Event Operations and Technicians Needed for Summer


Student Centers has immediate openings for part-time Event Technicians and Event Operations summer positions. Personnel are made up of Mason students working 10-15 hours per week who support meetings and events mostly related to the university. Employees would continue to work during the fall semester.

To apply, go to HireMason.gmu.edu and search for the following job numbers:

  • Event Operations: 155159
  • Event Technician: 155160
  • Event Support: 155158

For a description of these positions, see our student employment page.

Braddock Road Water Main Construction Wraps Up 2018

The water main installation along Braddock Road and into George Mason University property is coming to a close. All the work along Campus Drive seems to be completed. Traffic along Braddock is slowing commute times as crews close and open lanes, but The Fairfax County Water Authority says that it expects to end the project in the Summer 2018.

Provided is a campus map of the closure: Fairfax Water Transmission Line Road Closures – 2017 Map

For questions or concerns, contact Mason Parking and Transportation at transpo@gmu.edu or visit @MasonParking for real-time updates. For more information on the Braddock Road water main project, visit https://www.fairfaxwater.org/news/projects/braddock-road-transmission-main.

Student Centers Celebrates Its Student Employees

On April 30th, Mason Student Centers celebrated its student employees at the Corner Pocket.

“We truly appreciate the hard work of all our student employees and we want to celebrate them and thank them for the amazing work they do,” said Ric McClendon, associate director, Student Centers.

It was a great opportunity for the student employees to get together and have a good time outside of work.

Steve Morehouse, director, announced the Employees of the Month for March 2018. They are: Nicolas Forero, Marissa Ehrhardt, and Timothy Mulvihill. Congratulations!

We also celebrated our seniors, who will be graduating in two weeks. They are Connor Chmel, Cristian Figueredo, Mary “Lizzie” MacKercher, Cameron Kraatz, Mathew East, Julie Cao, Erica Vo, Heather Marshall, Amanda McDermott, and James Ferrick.

With student employees graduating this semester, new positions are opening and we encourage students to investigate available positions and join our team.

The Corner Pocket is a fun place open to all students and staff, where you can play games, hang out with your friends, study, or just relax.

The next Student Centers event will be Corner Pocket on the Plaza on May 8th. The event will bring Corner Pocket games and fun to the outdoors at Wilkins Plaza from 11:00am to 3:00pm. All students are invited to participate. Save the date!


This article is written by Ava Nia, Social Marketing, Student Centers

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