George Mason University
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George Mason University

For New Faculty

Mason values the level of expertise and passion for learning our faculty provide our students in building a fulfilling academic experience. 

It Takes a Village...

Working at George Mason University is a collaborative experience. Having the correct resource at your fingertips is invaluable to becoming familiar with campus and embarking on your career at Mason. 

The Essentials:

Attend Faculty Orientation

Emergency Preparedness and Notification

Human Resources
  • Onboarding information is available through the NEW Center.
  • Mason Card is your official university ID card and your key to life on campus: Get yours on any campus 
  • To check or change payroll deductions, leave and earnings balances and other personal employee payroll details, please login to the secure PatriotWeb site with your NetID.

University Policies


  • Your academic unit will work with the Office of the Provost and HR & Payroll to set up the administrative details of your faculty appointment. Information about faculty appointments, including faculty salary minimums, submission of transcripts, and offer letters are all available.

Required Training

Teaching and Student Resources

Research Support

Faculty Recognition

  • Mason recongizies faculty accomplishments and contributions through multiple awards and programs. Please visit Faculty Recognition and the Stearns Center to learn more. The Stearns Center oversees Teaching Excellence Awards (recognizing full-time and adjunct faculty, and outstanding online teaching), among other recognitions. 

University Benefits:

There are a variety of benefits, discounts, and resources availabile to you as a Mason faculty member. 

  • The Mason Club: A place that faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees can finally call their own, a place to engage in conversation, exchange ideas, host visiting guests, and to meet new people. 
  • Discounts: Mason has collaborated with businesses to provide discounts on popular services and experiences - perks range from discounted Nationals tickets to fitness memberships, and more. 
  • Free and unlimited online training to Mason students, faculty, and staff. Top courses include HTML, Javascript, and Excel Essential Trainings. 
  • NCFDD: Mason has an instutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Learn more and activate your account


We Can Help!

Contact Faculty Affairs and Development with any questions via email or phone (703-993-5876). 

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