Upcoming Events: 

Music on the Plaza


We wrap up Arlington Fest with an outdoor concert and plaza party to get you excited for the Fall 2021 semester- you won’t want to miss this! Grab your blanket or camp chair and get ready to dance and groove with Arlington’s own local cover band, COLLECTIVE. All Mason students, staff, faculty are invited to join in the fun. Friends, kids, families, roommates—bring them, too! Enjoy free giveaways, a popcorn bar, meet fellow peers, and learn about student services at the Arlington Campus.

To register, click here!


Kids Fest at the Arlington Campus

Students who are parents/guardians are welcome to bring their children for fall crafts, pumpkin painting, snacks, and an evening of fun for parents and kids alike! This is the perfect opportunity to Meet & Greet with other parents/guardian students at George Mason!

To register, click here!


Lounge & Learn

We’re creating the largest one-day outdoor study lounge out on the Plaza! We will outfit the Plaza with CORT furniture including tables and chairs to give you that comfortable lounge spot where you can study and/or relax in the fall sunshine. During the event learn about University Library and University Life services and upcoming events! Free snacks will be provided!

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President on the Plaza

Join the Arlington Campus Community in celebrating the Investiture of Dr. Gregory Washington as Mason’s eighth president at our upcoming “President on the Plaza” event. All students, staff, faculty, and Arlington community members are invited to Founders Plaza for a picnic lunch where we will greet Dr. and Mrs. Washington with fanfare, music, and an afternoon of overall celebration. Wear your Mason Green and Gold, your dancing shoes, and bring your appetite! Preregistration is required — please RSVP here by October 12, 2021.


Candy Crawloween

Join the UL Arlington office to travel to places you have never dared to go before this Halloween! Tricks and free treats provided at each location on the map! costumes are encouraged. all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to participate.

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Art of Mindfulness at the Arlington Campus

Bring your inner artist and get creative, as Bob Ross said, “There are no mistakes, just happy little accidents!” Art is a natural way to practice mindfulness. Join fellow Patriots for an evening of painting. We’ll start with a drawing warm-up and then learn color mixing and painting basics. No experience required!

To register, click here!



Other upcoming events:

Pizza & Perspectives and Coffee & Conversation take place each fall and spring semester. Learn more about upcoming and past events by visiting the pages below:





Or check out our Mason360 page!

Past Event Resources:

Graduate and Professional Student Networking & Etiquette Dinner