Welcome to Mason Nation!

Welcome to Mason Nation!

Welcome to Mason Nation!

The three-week extravaganza that includes all things Mason! Meet student organizations, various academic departments, and campus departments alike!

Welcome2Mason

Welcome2Mason 2021 Event Highlights

Week 1: August 21-28

Saturday, August 21st | Mason Mayhem 
Tuesday, August 24th | Recreation Sensation
Tuesday, August 24th | Glance Into Greek
Wednesday, August 25th | Part-Time Job Fair​
Thursday, August 26th | IV Night (Fall Carnival)​
Friday, August 27th | Virtual Game Show
Friday, August 27th | NPHC Step Expo​
Saturday, August 28th | The Source
Saturday, August 28th | George’s Jam

Week 2: August 29-September 4

Tuesday, August 31st | Rockin with REC
Wednesday, September 1st | Get Connected Fair  POSTPONED to Wednesday Sept. 15
Thursday, September 2nd | Virtual Get Connected Fair
Friday September 3rd | Outdoor Movie​: Cruella
Saturday, September 4th | 1/2 price night @ The Nats​

Week 3: September 5-11

Monday, September 6th | Corner Pocket Labor Day Tournament
Thursday, September 9th | Transfer Nation
Friday, September 10th | 9/11 Day of Service
Friday, September 10th| Service​ Fair
Friday, September 10th | Fall Comedy Headliner – Craig Robinson

Week 4: September 12-18

Wednesday, September 16 | Get Connected Fair (In Person)
Thursday, September 16 | Bienvenida Latina
Friday, September 17th | Shaolin Jazz: Can I Kick It?: Black Panther (Outdoor Movie)
Friday, September 17th | Mason Night @ The Nats​
Saturday, September 18th | Headphone Disco with Mason Miracle
September 16 – September 20th | Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Week 5: September 19-25

Thursday, September 23rd | Mason Study Abroad Fair
Thursday, September 23rd | Consent Carnival

Visit the Schedule of Events page for more information.


Fall 2021 Important Dates

First-Year Move-In | Wednesday, August 18 – Thursday August 19
Upper-Level Move-In | Friday, August 20 – Sunday, August 22
Fall Classes Begin | Monday, August 23
Last Day to Add Courses | Monday, August 30
Labor Day (University Closed) | Monday, September 6
Fall Break (Classes Do Not Meet)| Monday, October 11
Monday Classes Meet | Tuesday, October 12
Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed) | Wednesday, November 24 – Sunday, November 28

View the Full Academic Calendar


Save the Dates!

The Preamble Fall 2021 | August 18 – 21, 2021
Welcome2Mason | August 22 – September 26, 2021
Fall 2021 Classes Begin | Monday. August 23, 2021
Winter Welcome2Mason | January 15 – February 5, 2022
Spring 2022 Classes Begin | Monday, January 24, 2022

*All dates subject to change based on adjustments to the university calendar


Questions?

Welcome2Mason Committee – Welcome@gmu.edu
Orientation & New Student and Family Programs – OrientU@gmu.edu
Housing and Residence Life – Housing@gmu.edu

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