Virtual Family Orientation Resources

Welcome to the Mason Family! There is so much to explore at Mason! Discover videos and information about important requirements, campus resources and opportunities at Mason. We recommend you review content in the order it appears and utilize the Family Orientation Content Checklist to track your progress.

View our New Student Guide that includes helpful information, tips and deadlines from dozens of offices.
Explore the Campus Resources and Opportunities available to you and your student! Each image and short description below correspond to the respectively named section of videos.

View College 101 videos from all of the academic schools and colleges and learn how you can support your student's academic success as they move forward in their college careers.

Learn about the resources available to help students and families navigate student loans, grants, scholarships and the billing and payment process at Mason.

Learn about student rights and information privacy, campus safety resources, and academic policies, all of which are of particular importance to you as a Mason family.

Explore what it means for your student to be a part of Mason's residential community and discover university resources for off-campus housing and transportation.

Learn about campus services including mail, parking, dining, printing, technology, the bookstore, and more.

Discover counseling options, disability support, health and wellness, support and advocacy, the BurnAlong App, and the University Life Strengths Academy.

Learn how your student can get connected and involved through organizations and events. Resources include campus organizations, peer coaching, and recreation.

Sending a student to college can be a significant transition for any family. Prepare for your student's transition and learn how you can help your student be successful.

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On and Off-Campus Housing

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Health and Wellness

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