SciTech Welcome-fest, Fall 2021

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Welcome back to Mason! Dive in here and hear about your support services!

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George Mason Police Department

Former student, now Mason Police Officer Ryan Grant speaks to the SciTech community about the role Mason Police Department plays on the SciTech Campus.

Center for Culture, Equity and Empowerment (CCEE)

Hamal Strayhorn presents one of the recently redesigned office sets in University Life’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility cluster.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Dr. Tori Huesgen Speaks to the services available through George Mason University’s Office of Counseling and Psychological Services.

University Career Services

Industry Advisor Ann Garner introduces us to the many opportunities available to students and alumni through University Career Services.

Contemporary Student Services

Director Emilie Dubert speaks to the many facets of support available through Contemporary Student Services (CSS).

The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Melissa Schreibstein presents the many faces of the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being.

Disability Services

Lisa Coates discusses the accommodations and programs available from the Office of Disability Services.


The Freedom Aquatic And Fitness Center
Fitness Director Robin Frey explains the myriad of health and fitness opportunities available at SciTech’s Freedom Center.

Office of Graduate Fellowships

Dr. Megan Bruening talks about the variety of fellowships available to Mason grad students.

The Graduate and Professional Student Association

PhD student Marissa Howard is the GAPSA Vice President for the Science and Technology campus.

The Hylton Performing Arts Center

Dr. Rick Davis speaks to the amazing Science and Technology resource that is the Hylton Center.

George Mason Information Technologies

Anna explains the variety of ways the Office of Information Technologies serves Mason students.

International Programs and Services

Yali Pan tells us how the Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) provides broad support services to international students and faculty.


Leadership Education and Development

Dr. Nick Lennon speaks to the rich array of leadership experiences available to students at the LEAD Office. “There is a leader in every student.”


The Office of Learning Services

Vicki Dominick speaks to the many ways students can improve their study habits, comprehension, writing, grades, and test-taking available in Learning Services.


LGBTQ+ Resources
Josh Kinchen introduces us to the myriad of resources available to the LGBTQ+ community(s).

University Libraries at SciTech: Mercer Library

Kim Hoffman welcomes the university learning community to Mercer Library.

Mason Recreation

Jennifer DeLaRosa invites us to enjoy the amazing recreation facilities and opportunities on the Mason campuses.


George Mason Parking and Transportation Director Josh Cantor offers the full picture around parking, shuttles, buses and more at George Mason.  Get your shuttle schedule here.

The Mason Care Network (MCN)

Kelly Severo speaks to what Mason caring is all about.

The Mason Student Services Center

Kim Schumadine describes the good work performed by this one-stop source of registration, enrollment, financial aid, billing, academic records, and other student support services.


Registered Student Organizations

Aya Leonhardt talks about the over 400 Greek, International, special interest and service-oriented student organizations at Mason providing students with opportunities to affiliate, find their tribes and learn leadership and community development.

Student Support and Advocacy Center

Doctor Maggie Olszewska explains how the Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) readily provides all sorts of resources and trainings to the Mason Community

The Office of Student Conduct

Dr. Brent Ericson explains how Student Conduct turns potential incidents of misconduct into opportunities for the facilitation of education and student development.

The Office of Student Media

Professor Roger Smith invites all students to find their own place and an amazing experience in the university media.


Student Health Services

Tiffany talks about a university office that has emerged to be a family of heroes in these challenging times.


The Edge

David Heath speaks to the precious nature and the human challenge that is The EDGE.

University Information

Assistant Director Janea Johnson offers speaks to what University Information is all about.

Women and Gender Studies

David Corbin invites all of us to take a course on identities and meet people in the WGST Resource Room.

The University Writing Center

Assistant Director Courtney Massie speaks to this essential resource for anyone needing to write!