Who We Are
University Life, in accordance with its mission, values, and goals, strives to enhance students’ in and out of class experience; facilitate interaction with faculty, staff, and other students; and help each student find his/her place in the Mason community.
University Life offices at Science and Technology Campus:
- Career Services
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Office of Disability Services
- Student Health Services
- Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education and Services
- Student ID Card Services
Click here for a complete list of University Life services.
Location: Colgan Hall Building, Room 202
University Career Services: Get answers!
Looking for a job or internship? Are you wondering how to tweak that resume or what to say during an interview? Maybe you’re not even thinking about looking for a job and simply need help deciding what to major in.
University Career Services can help! Career Services counselors assist students with career and educational planning, provide resources concerning majors, occupations, labor market trends, opportunities to gain work experience, workshops to improve interview skills and resumes, preparation for Graduate School Admission, and making connections with employers seeking staff. From face-to-face interactions with career counselors to networking opportunities, UCS gives you the hands-on experience you need to succeed.
A Career Services counselor is available at Science and Technology Campus on request. To set up an appointment, call 703.993.2357 or check out careers.gmu.edu for more information.
To view a list of upcoming workshops, check out careers.gmu.edu/calendar.
Also, be sure to visit the Career Services Resource Area in the 2nd Floor Lounge of Bull Run Hall. We are open anytime during normal building hours.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Location: Colgan hall, Room 229G (Student Health Services office)
Hours: By appointment only
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides individual counseling, group counseling, workshops and outreach programs to faculty, staff and students. Services are provided by a staff of professional counseling and clinical psychologists and professional counselors.
A CAPS representative is available at the Science and Technology Campus during spring and fall semesters.
Office of Disability Services
Location: Colgan Hall , Room 202
Hours: By appointment only
The Office of Disability Services provides resources and advocacy to all students who register. By registering with the ODS, our staff can best understand the needs of students whose concerns might include cognitive (e.g., learning, psychological, and closed head injury), sensory, mobility, and other impairments. The intent of the ODS is to facilitate reasonable accommodations and disability-related services which afford equal access to university programs and activities.
A representative from the Office of Disability Services is available at the Science and Technology Campus upon request. Please call 703-993-2474 to schedule an appointment. Visit ods.gmu.edu for more information.
Student Health Services
Location: Colgan Hall, Room 229
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:00am – 4:30pm, Thursday 11:00am – 6:30pm (closed during summer sessions)
Student Health Services’ goal is to provide high quality health care, counseling, health education and prevention services to George Mason University students.
The clinic at the Science and Technology Campus is staffed by a Licensed Nurse Practitioner. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are available. Please call the clinic phone number to schedule a visit.
Student Support and Advocacy Center
Location: Colgan Hall, Room 202
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 24 Hour Hotline – 703.380.1434
Fairfax Sexual Assault Services – 703.993.9999
The office of Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) promotes wellness within the Mason community through health education, alcohol/drug assessment and education, and violence awareness, prevention and response. We help students make healthy, safe choices and encourage lifelong, thoughtful healthy decision-making through individualized support, creative programming, and evidence-based education and outreach.
We provide individual support for students with alcohol or drug concerns, free HIV testing and counseling. We also support survivors of interpersonal violence by responding to crisis needs, aid with reporting, guiding students to psychological, medical, legal and judicial resources and advocating for students.
Our workshops and events raise awareness and promote healthy lifestyle choices through interactive and educational activities. Popular outreach events include the Health and Fitness Expo, Turn Off the Violence Week, Safe Spring Break Awareness Week, Heal Your Body Campaign, Breastival and Victims’ Rights Week. In addition, SSAC staff presents in academic classes, at residence halls, and for students organizations, and use online education modules to educate students.
SSAC also informs students by creating and disseminating health-related educational resources. Materials range from Quit Kits to help with smoking cessation to online lists of local violence prevention offices to brochures on stress management.
During the academic year, SSAC provides free HIV testing and counseling.
SSAC was formerly the offices of Sexual Assault Services and Alcohol, Drug and Health Education.
24-hour Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Crisis Line: 703-380-1434