Global and Multicultural Competency

Global and Multicultural Competence

George Mason University’s vision is to be a university for the world. Look around you – this is a rich, wonderful environment and we have a lot to learn about and from each other. University Life provides opportunities to become more globally and multiculturally aware, engaged and competent.


Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 - October 15, 2015

Volunteers for International Programs (VIP)
The Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) offers eight different volunteer positions to
cultivate your global mindset.  This program is called "Volunteers for International Programs (VIP)" and counts as credit toward the Patriot Experience Global & Multicultural Competency Pathway (Level 2).  To join the VIP program, go to and select the organization "VIP"