Orientation, a PL’s perspective

Orientation is an organized introduction. It is designed to introduce incoming Mason freshmen to the campus and all of its offices and organizations, but most importantly, to other students. Our unique Small Group program is specifically designed for soon-to-be students to meet a random sampling of their peers, either freshmen or transfer students, who may only share one in thing in common – they chose Mason. However, throughout the day and a half of orientation these students will most likely realize that they share more things in common with one or more member of their Small Group. This establishes more… Read more


All Hands on Deck: Annual Day of Service Helps Campus and Communities, by Sudha Kamath

“It’s such an enriching experience, I’ve been anxiously waiting for the opportunity to sign up for another project this week,” says Amber Knighting, assistant director in Learning Services at George Mason University, who joined University Life’s Day of Service for the first time last year and is looking forward to returning to volunteer at the fourth annual such event on July 31. Part of University Life’s summer retreat for its employees, the Day of Service is open to other George Mason employees and students who want to build camaraderie, roll up their sleeves and join volunteer projects on campus and… Read more


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