George Mason recognizes hundreds of clubs and organizations including fraternities, sororities, international student organizations, religious organizations, a student programming board, student government, club sports, debate team, and student media.
George Mason University has four campuses in the United States, all within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Three are within the Northern Virginia section of the Piedmont, and one in the Blue Ridge Mountains region. The university has one campus in South Korea, within the Incheon Free Economic Zone of the Songdo region. Most administrative functions occur at the Fairfax, Virginia Campus.
The University's main Fairfax Campus is situated on 677 acres landscaped land with a large pond in a suburban environment in the City of Fairfax. Off-campus amenities are within walking distance and Washington, D.C. is approximately 32 km from campus.
There are many things to do at Mason, depending on what students are interested in. The recreation center is also another nice place to go for working out. In terms of hanging out with friends, the Johnson Center is the central building of the campus, made for students to gather and get together. The campus holds many different events, whether it is a student organization hosting the event or outside businesses using the Eagle Bank Arena. Flyers are posted all over campus for many events held on campus.
Moreover, when students want a break from campus, they can always hop on a shuttle and take it to the mall or to a train station and head to DC. The best thing to do is definitely gather a bunch of friends and explore. There's obviously a lot to do in the city - and other which goes to Fair Oaks mall, Fairfax Corner (movie theater, Chipotle, and a few other places), and Fair Lakes (Walmart, Target, and other big, well-known stores).
More than 6,000 George Mason students reside on campus in over 40 residence halls. Student housing consists of traditional-style halls, suite-style halls, and apartment-style halls. The majority of freshmen live in traditional-style halls though some have the opportunity to live in suites. All upper-class students live in suite-style or apartment-style halls. Some of Mason's Fairfax residences are grouped into three neighborhoods – Aquia, Rappahannock, and Shenandoah.
University Career Services is George Mason University's centralized career center. It takes an industry-focused approach to serving the students and employers.
This team serves students who have identified their industry of interest and want to build a strategy for breaking into an internship or full-time position. It also works with employers who want to build a recruitment strategy at Mason.