Mason Family Flash

Family Weekend Registration Opens June 1

Family sitting at outdoor table

Even though we just finished finals week and Commencement celebrations, we are already gearing up for Family Weekend which will take place October 17-19. A long-standing Mason tradition, Family Weekend is a time for families to take part in the same spirit that embraces our students on campus throughout the year. This weekend of fun-filled events gives you a glimpse into your student’s life, including a showcase of Mason’s academic excellence and the energy of our vibrant campus.

The schedule of events includes student performances, Mason Madness, a 5K run/walk, theatre performances, athletic events, and so much more! Also, be on the look out for an opportunity for your student to nominate your family for the Alan and Sally Merten Family of the Year award which will be presented during Family Weekend.

Registration will open on June 1, 2014 at Be sure to register early because several of our popular events reach capacity quickly.

Events will continue to be added to the Family Weekend schedule throughout the summer so stay up-to-date on our latest additions by “liking” the George Mason Family Association on Facebook and “follow” us on Twitter! To see a tentative schedule of events, pricing, and frequently asked questions, please visit our website at

We look forward to seeing you at Family Weekend in October!

Rebecca Kurihine
Graduate Assistant
Office of Orientation and Family Programs and Services