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August 28, 2012 | Today | Print Calendar

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9 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Camp Freedom

Prince William Campus

Campers enjoy a broad range of recreational sports and games, arts and crafts projects, a daily swim, a weekly field trip, and participate in special enrichment sessions such as cooking, fitness activities, nutrition education, science experiments, drama games and skits, and special events.

$195; $158

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Recreation with Motion Camp

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Activities include a selection of sports and games chosen by the campers along with the direction of their counselors. Daily activities may include basketball, volleyball, football, soccer, lacrosse, obstacle courses, relay races, capture the flag and much more.

$195; $158

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

10 am

Welcome Week 2012 - PWC: Mason Nation Info Fair

Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium

Join us at our Mason Nation Info Fair. Learn about the different offices and services that Mason provides. Be sure to stop by to get your questions answered, or even get your hands on some free give-a-ways!

University Life: Prince William, (703) 993-9779

Web Site

10 am - 11 am

Career Services Workshop: Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop offered by University Career Services. Open to Mason students.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

10 am - 2 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Off-Campus Students Meet 'n' Munch

Johnson Center, George's Restaurant

Mingle with Off-Campus Student Advisors and representatives from other offices on campus to gain the resources you’ll need for a successful semester.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

10:30 am - 12 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Transfer Student Refreshers and Reminders

The Hub, Rooms 4 and 5

Join three seasoned Mason staff and alumni as they discuss helpful hints and available resources for a successful semester and academic career.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

11 am - 12 pm

Career Services Workshop: Networking

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Networking Workshop offered by University Career Services. Open to Mason students.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

11 am - 3 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Recreation Sensation

Johnson Center, North Plaza

Come out and join Mason Recreation along with some of our supporting sponsors for skills contests, raffles, demonstrations and a whole lot of fun.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Navigating Patriot Web & Degree Evaluations

Student Union Building I, Room 2001

Stop in at any time during the posted hours to get a 10-minute crash course in navigating Patriot Web and understanding your degree evaluation.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

12 pm - 12:25 pm

Mason Catholic Campus Ministry: Catholic Daily Mass

Student Union Building I, Room 3B

Father Peter Nassetta will celebrate Mass for students, faculty and staff.

George Mason Catholic Campus Ministry, (703) 425-0022

Web Site

12 pm - 3 pm

Get the scoop on Career Services: Ice Cream and Workshops

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Mix and mingle with prospective employers during our ice cream social. Open to Mason students.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Career Services Workshop: Behavioral Interviewing

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Open to Mason students.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

2:30 pm - 4 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Gen Eds with Friends

Johnson Center, Gold Room

Learn how to use your general education requirements to the fullest.  Explore minors.  Expose yourself to new topics of study.  Learn the ins and outs of double counting coursework to fulfill more than one graduation requirement.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

3 pm - 4 pm

Career Services Workshop: LinkedIn: Find Your Secret Network

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Open to Mason students.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

3 pm - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Cooking Camp, Sweet Treats

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Campers will prepare several delicious and some nutritious treats and snacks. Copies of recipes will be given to the campers at the end of teh week.

$95

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

3 pm - 4:30 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Research Something

Johnson Center, Room D

The Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR) can show you the undergraduate research and creative opportunities at Mason.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

3 pm - 5 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Welcome Week Pizza Party

Johnson Center, Room 240K

Join Women & Gender Studies and LGBTQ Resources as we welcome current students back and welcome new students to our community.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

3:30 pm - 5 pm

Welcome Week 2012: College Financing 101

Johnson Center, Cinema

If you feel like you’re wandering through the college funding process more than successfully navigating it, join Apple Federal Credit Union for this insightful workshop!

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

5 pm - 7 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Ice Cream Delight

Johnson Center, Room C

Open to all new and returning students, don’t miss an opportunity to come socialize and meet other Mason students while enjoying some cool and refreshing ice cream.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

6:30 pm

PTAP: Responding to RFPs

4031 University Drive, Ste 100 Conference room, Fairfax, VA 22030

This class/workshop is designed to take you inside a proposal organization to understand the government bidding process used by large, successful organizations.

$50

Mason Enterprise Center, (703) 277-7757

Web Site

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hillel: Welcome Back Pizza & Schmooze

Johnson Center, Room E

Come find out about Jewish life on campus, meet new and returning friends and have a slice on Hillel.

George Mason Hillel, (703) 993-3321

Web Site

7 pm

Women's Volleyball: Mason vs. UMBC

Recreation and Athletic Complex

Home game.

Recreation and Athletic Complex, (703) 993-5323

Web Site

8 pm - 9 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Sexual Chocolate Presentation

Johnson Center, Cinema

Get the facts on how to stay healthy in this informative session from Mason’s Health Educator. A good mix of fun and valuable information is in this presentation while you enjoy some chocolaty delights.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site

10 pm - 11 pm

Welcome Week 2012: Sexual Chocolate Presentation

Johnson Center, Cinema

Get the facts on how to stay healthy in this informative session from Mason’s Health Educator. A good mix of fun and valuable information is in this presentation while you enjoy some chocolaty delights.

Student Involvement, (703) 993-2909

Web Site