Mason Family Flash

Have you engaged with us?

As the university community remains in many virtual spaces, New Student and Family Programs continues to provide families with direct access to offices and information through our virtual family initiatives. Have you engaged with our programming and resources? 

Live Workshops
You are encouraged to turn on your camera, unmute yourself, and talk directly with representatives from various campus offices during our live workshops! Student Involvement, Learning Services, Counseling and Psychological Services are only a few of our upcoming live workshops. Check out the full schedule at and be sure to register! 

Peer Support
The Mason Parent and Family Council is made up of parents and family members of current Mason students – just like you! Register at and join their live sessions to ask questions and gain their perspective on the Mason experience. 

Academic Support
There are several academic resources to support your student’s success. Encourage them to meet with their Academic Advisor or Success Coach at least twice a semester to discuss course load, upcoming classes, and internship opportunities. If your student needadditional support, Learning Services has Peer Academic Coaches and Academic Success Workshops to assist with topics such as stress management, procrastination, and sleep schedules. Visit to learn more. 

The Well-Being Bulletin, created in partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Well-Beingis an 8-week initiative that includes tips to support your student’s well-being and online learning. Continue to check over the coming weeks because we are continuing to add content! 

If you have any questions about our virtual family initiatives, contact New Student and Family Programs at or (703) 993-2475. 

Samaria Moss
Graduate Assistant of Family Programs
New Student and Family Programs