Mason Alert: Mason Alert (alert.gmu.edu) is the University’s official emergency notification system. Mason Alert is used to issue emergency alerts and other important announcements that may affect your safety. All George Mason students and employees are automatically enrolled in Mason Alert when assigned a university email address. You are strongly encouraged to register your cell phone(s) with Mason Alert to receive text messages about emergency situations. All university students and employees are automatically enrolled in Mason Alert. To log in to your Mason Alert account, use the green Mason Alert button on the left hand side of alert.gmu.edu. Use only the first portion of password. For anyone that does not have an @masonlive.gmu.edu or @gmu.edu account please use the blue Mason Alert button on the right hand side of alert.gmu.edu. This portal will allow you to register for Mason Alerts as a member of the Mason community under a guest account. Parents, Guardians, Family and Friends should ask their student to register their cell phone number(s) and email address(es) on their @masonlive.gmu.edu or @gmu.edu accounts to allow the university to maintain your information for the duration of your student’s time at Mason. Guest Accounts will be deleted on an annual basis for system maintenance.
Campus Assessment and Intervention Team (CAIT): The Campus Assessment & Intervention Team is committed to improving community safety through a proactive, collaborative, coordinated, objective, and thoughtful approach to the prevention, identification, assessment, intervention, and management of situations that pose, or may reasonably pose, a threat to the safety and well-being of the campus community. CAIT is an interdisciplinary team, with diverse skills and areas of expertise. Visit http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title23.1/chapter8/section23.1-805/ for more information on § 23.1-805. (Effective October 1, 2016) Violence prevention committee; threat assessment team.
Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC): SSAC believes that students are most successful when they are healthy and happy and we strive to help students find that balance for themselves. SSAC staff offer students one-on-one support, interactive programming and on and off campus resources. Some of the topic areas we address are healthy relationships, stress management, nutrition, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, drug and alcohol use and sexual health. Visit http://ssac.gmu.edu/ for more information.
HR Policy: Human Resources and Payroll maintains a policy on preventing workplace violence (2208) and sexual harassment (1202) including links to the Virginia Department of Human Resources Management policies on conduct, workplace violence, and workplace harassment.
HR Training: Human Resources and Payroll maintains a policy on preventing workplace violence video under mymasonhr.gmu.edu. This video can be reviewed as training for the prevention and is approximately 10 minutes long.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a wide range of services to students, faculty, and staff. Services are provided by a staff of professional counseling and clinical psychologists, social workers, and counselors. CAPS individual and group counseling, workshops and outreach programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance.
Emergency Preparedness Mobile Application: EHS has recently created an emergency preparedness app for smart phones that contains most of the information captured in the university Emergency Preparedness Guide as well as links and emergency phone numbers that can be accessed directly from the app. Scan the QR code to the right or download the In Case of Crisis – Education app to your phone (be sure to select the Education version). Follow the instructions on how to add a plan and select “George Mason University.”
Mason Watch is a crime and tip reporting app developed by University Police. The app allows users to easily report crimes and submit tips as well as provides recent crime statistics for George Mason University campuses.