Awards & Recognition & Organization Fairs

RSO Winter Fair

TBD for RSO Winter Fair 2018

Bench Painting

Bench painting is a both a tradition and also a way of honoring outstanding organizations here at George Mason University. Each year, the RSO department allocates the 38 benches to the organizations that apply and are reviewed on the timeliness of their application, completion as well as academic and leadership based merits.

Distinguished Quill Awards (DQA)

The Distinguished Quill Awards is an opportunity for members of the Mason community, including students, faculty, and staff, to recognize our hard working student leaders, organizations, and their advisors.  This event is hosted by the Office of Student Involvement and the RSO Leadership Team.

Yard Fest Spring 2017

The Office of Admissions hopes your Spring semester is off to a great start! We are currently preparing for The Mason Spring Preview, our largest open house event for prospective students! Over 3,000 guests will join us on campus for a day filled with Mason Spirit. We hope your student organization will make it a priority to welcome the future Class of 2020! The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 18th at this link:

Fall Premiere YARD FEST

Sunday, April 23rd

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
*all organizations must arrive between 10:15-10:45am

SUB I Quad


10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Student Organizations Arrive to SUB I Quad & Set Up

10:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Student Organization Browsing – Group Rotations