Welcome2Mason 2023 Event Highlights

SI2Go: First Day of School | Monday, January 23 @ 10 AM–12 PM
Come hang out with us on the first day of classes at Northern
Neck from 10 AM to 12 noon at the SI2Go Truck!

Glance Into Greek | Wednesday, January 25 @ 4–7 PM
Come meet our fraternity and sorority members and learn more
about our organizations and how to join them! 

Winter Warm-Up | Friday, January 27 @ 7–10 PM
If you’re looking for the perfect winter-themed event to attend at the start of the semester, this is IT! Grab your friends and head over to the HUB to enjoy ice skating, hot chocolate, sweet treats, fun crafts, and MORE all for FREE.

Women’s Basketball Game vs. Davidson Wildcats | Saturday, January 28 @ 3 PM
Show your Patriot Pride by supporting our Women’s Basketball Team at EagleBank Arena on Saturday! Visit gomason.com for more information on getting tickets to the game.

Men’s Basketball Game vs. St. Joseph’s University | Sunday, January 29 @ 12 PM
Keep up the Mason spirit by showing up to our Men’s Basketball game versus St. Joseph’s University at EagleBank Arena! Visit gomason.com for more information on getting tickets
to the game.

MLK Evening of Reflection: Lighting the Pathway | Monday, January 30 @ 5–7 PM
The MLK Evening of Reflection will be an opportunity for you to find your path in the fight for social justice, equity, and access for all people. We encourage you to join us as we commemorate, celebrate, and continue the King dream!

Get Connected Fair | Tuesday, January 31 @ 11 AM–2 PM
Visit with Student Organizations to discover how to get involved at George Mason University! 

Warm up to success | Wednesday, February 1 @ 10 AM–1 PM
Connect with your Success Coach to prepare, manage,
and succeed this Spring Semester!

Contemporary Cafe | Thursday, February 2 @ 3–6 PM
Come engage with Contemporary Student Services during our welcome reception for our new and returning contemporary students this semester!

Sexploration | Friday, February 3 @ 7–10 PM
This year’s annual Sexploration event will feature Sexpert Bingo (hosted by Sexologist, Dr. Justine Shuey!), resources from Student Health Services, SSAC, and more, along with prizes and giveaways as students learn about healthy relationships, consent, sexual health and wellbeing!

Mason Cabaret | Saturday, February 4 @ 2 PM & 8 PM
A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, The Mason Cabaret, return with a fresh line up of stellar vocalists offering showstoppers, ballads, and duets. This “Fun-raiser” will have you dancing in your seat and humming all the way home! Ticket sales will support The Mason Players.

Transfer Nation | Wednesday, February 8 @ 4–7 PM
This is an informal mix and mingle event for new and recent
transfer students, and is a great opportunity for transfer students to meet each other, learn about resources, and prepare for the upcoming semester!

Homecoming: Tip Off Party | Friday, February 10 @ 7–10 PM
Come play with us! Celebrate the beginning of Homecoming week and watch the annual
Lip Sync Battle, see the Green Machine and The Patriot, and get your FREE Homecoming
T-shirt plus loads more!

Visit the Schedule of Events page for more information.

Save the Dates!

Winter Welcome2Mason | January 23 – February 15, 2023
Spring 2023 Classes Begin | Monday, January 23, 2023

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


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

Visit our Ask Me Booth on Wilkins Plaza, on Monday, January 23rd and Tuesday, January 24th from 8 AM–4:30 PM each day! This will provide students, faculty and staff the opportunity to ask questions and learn their way around campus by the assistance of our volunteers.