How to use SchoolDude
Get familiar with SchoolDude before submitting your work order.
The School Dude System
This work order system is called School Dude and has been used by the university for several years. We are consolidating several work order forms into this one. Effective June 1, 2018, the current work order form will be discontinued and replaced with the following procedures. Students, faculty, and staff can submit work orders. Please follow these instructions to successfully use the work order system.
How to use SchoolDude

Step 1: Create An Account

To use the on-line form, you must first create an account in the system. This is a simple process. Enter your name and other identifying information. If you already have an account and the system identifies you, you can proceed. If you are new to the system, in the field labeled Account Number, type in 198557072.

Step 2: Select Your Zone

Location: If the issue you wish to report is in the Johnson Center, The Hub, or SUB I, please select Zone 5 as the location. If your issue is in Ike’s, Southside, or The Globe, please select Zone 4. If your issue is in Research Hall, Merten Hall, or another academic building, please select Zone 3.

Step 3: Select the Problem Type

The “craft” is the skill set needed to correct the problem.

Step 4: State the Problem

Give as much detail as you can.

Step 5: Give a Time Estimate

The purpose designates whether you wish the problem to be corrected or withheld until a cost and time estimate can be obtained.

Step 6: Give the Completion Date

Estimate a completion date.

Step 7: Add Attachments

Include any images, memos, history or other documents that would help provide the right level of detail in digital form. Note: Two pages maximum.

Step 8: Add A Password

For the password, type in gmu123.

To Inquire About This System
For immediate assistance or to obtain further information about this system, between the hours of 7:30am and 3:30pm, Monday through Friday, call 703-993-3410. Or send e-mail to .

After Hours and Weekends
After 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and all hours Saturday and Sunday, your work order will likely not be handled until the next business day.
For emergencies that require immediate attention, please contact the Facilities office at 703-993-2525.