August 23, 2019 – September 15, 2019

The three-week extravaganza that includes all things Mason! Meet student organizations, various academic departments, and campus departments alike! Check out welcome2mason.gmu.edu for a full list of activities and see below for some of the major events!

Club 4400

August 21, 2019

The first event for the Class of 2023! Presidents Park will become a Neon Paint Party with free t-shirts, free food, and new friends!

Mason Mayhem

August 23, 2019

This PAC-sponsored event is a Hub Takeover and will kick your year off right. Free food, games, and prizes make for an awesome night!

George’s Jam

August 24, 2019

Invite all your new Mason friends or reconnect with old ones for a campus-wide block party with food trucks, games, vendors, and bands!

IVth Night

August 29, 2019

Come see what Patriot Pride looks like at this phenomenal event. You’ll have the opportunity to snag a coveted Mason Fight Song T-Shirt, grab free food, and enjoy other games!

Get Connected Fair

September 4, 2019

Come out to the SUB1 Quad and visit the 300+ RSO and Departmental tables to discover how to get involved! This is Mason’s largest involvement fair with close to 400 Registered Student Organizations.

9/11 Day of Service

September 10th & 11th

This will be an opportunity to participate in service projects on and off campus and help Mason give back! Checkout http://911day.gmu.edu/for more details.

One Love Cultural Festival

September 20, 2019

Sample foods and cultures from around the world right here at Mason! Listen to live music, watch dance groups, and snag some free giveaways.

Gold Rush

November 8, 2019

Come join Student Government and your fellow Patriots to celebrate the first home basketball game of the year. Get this year’s FREE Gold Rush T-Shirt and more. You won’t want to miss out. After you get your shirt everyone will RUSH to EagleBank Arena for tip-off!

Fall Headliner – Logic Concert

November 2, 2019

We are excited to announce that The Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Tour is coming to George Mason. In collaboration with Live Nation we are providing reduced priced tickets for Mason students. Discounted tickets are available for $25.99, $35.99, or $45.99 and NO SERVICE FEES. Check out si.gmu.edu/logic for more information!

HIV & AIDS Awareness Fashion Show

December 6, 2019

This PAC-hosted event helps spread awareness, knowledge, and empowerment to stop the spread of infection. Come out to see a great show and support an even better cause!

Winter Welcome Week

Late January

Enjoy a warm reception as you return from Winter Break with a Welcome Back Bash, Trivia Night, and an RSO Fair. Free food and games for all!

Homecoming Week

February 11 -22, 2020

Hail to George Mason! Don your green and gold! Homecoming Week is filled with non-stop events to help rejuvenate your Mason Spirit and to support our basketball teams through their seasons! To learn how you can get involved and for a full list of events, head over to homecoming.gmu.edu.

Well-Being Day


Enjoy a diverse variety of well-being practices during this event produced by the Well-Being Team and Strengths at Mason Team. Activities include music, food, yoga, painting, massage chairs, and a FREE Well-Being Day T-shirt. Learn new ways to manage stress and achieve your goals!

Geek Week

March 16 – 20,  2020

Are you a geek? A fan of comic book movies? Enjoy cartoons as an adult? Play video games? Yup, you’re one of us. Geek Week is an annual event that showcases a group of students, staff, faculty and community members that go underrepresented in our university community.


March 20, 2020

Calling all gamers and gaming enthusiasts! Organized by Student Involvement and many other sponsors, GAMEmason (Gaming, Appearances, Meet and Greets and Experiences) is an engaging all-day gaming convention happening in Spring 2020. Click here for more information!

International Week

March 28 – April 5, 2020

Mason students from around the globe join together to develop a program of activities to showcase their countries and cultures! Listen. Connect. Participate. And enjoy! Find a full list of events at https://iweek.gmu.edu/

Greek Week


Join Fraternity and Sorority Life as councils and chapters come together to raise money for Habitat for Humanity. A week filled with a little healthy competition and a lot of fun! Checkout https://www.facebook.com/MasonGreekWeek/or  https://twitter.com/MasonGreekWeek?lang=en for more updates!

Distinguished Quill Awards


This annual celebration recognizes leaders and organizations that have demonstrated exceptional development and impact to the Mason community. Checkout si.gmu.edu/distinguished-quill-award/for nominations and more info!



A series of fun events designed to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of Mason graduates. Events are open to seniors and graduate students to encourage them to look ahead to becoming Mason alums and build a lifelong relationship with their Alma Mater.

Bench Painting Party

May 5, 2020 (Raindate May 6 2020)

Wondering where those benches come from? Join registered student organizations as they paint benches to reflect their own unique identity.

Mason Day

April 24, 2020

Games. Food. Entertainment. Mason Day is George Mason University’s longest standing tradition, with 2020 being the 55th year. Come spend the day out at Lot L to relieve all of your stress before finals week! Learn more about the event at masonday.gmu.edu