Campus Resources

On-campus resources beneficial to parenting and expecting students.

Career Services

Virtual Evening Appointments
Get general career advice and information on topics such as: deciding on a major/career field, finding and applying to internships/jobs, interviewing and negotiation, networking effectively, changing career direction, applying to professional and graduate school.

University Career Services recognizes that you have a busy schedule – balancing the demands of work, school and home. Take advantage of our extended hours: Sunday to Thursday, 7 p.m.- 11 p.m. via phone and/or video (WebEx).

Virtual Same-day Appointments
Ask your urgent question via a phone/video 15-minute appointment, Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. There are limited same-day appointments available. Reserve your appointment on the same day starting at 9 a.m.

Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex—including pregnancy and parental status—in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges, and universities receiving any Federal funds (“schools”) must comply with Title IX.

Click here to learn more about how Title IX protects you from discrimination at school related to classes, extracurricular activities, absences, and medical leave.

For further questions, contact:

Any student, faculty or staff member, or applicant who has concerns about sex- or gender-based discrimination or sexual misconduct is encouraged to seek contact the office of Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics.

Mason’s Title IX Office 
Dr. Jennifer R. Hammat, Title IX Coordinator
Megan Simmons, Title IX Investigator
Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics
Fairfax Campus
373 Aquia Building
Phone: 703-993-8730

Counseling and Psychological Services
Students participate in outdoor Yoga.
students interact with therapy dogs

Counseling and Psychological Services prioritizes access to effective mental health care and learning services. We serve as an entry point for students to work with experts in college mental health who assess concerns and connect students with appropriate services on and off campus. We provide excellence in psychological and learning services by promoting student safety, enhancing emotional growth, and supporting academic success while celebrating the diversity found within our community.

Counseling and Psychological Services provides a wide range of free services to students, faculty, and staff. Services are provided by a staff of licensed clinical psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, learning specialists, and a psychiatrist. Our individual and group therapy, workshops, online self-help, and community education programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance. We also provide crisis consultation, time limited medication management, online self-help, and referrals to long-term providers in the community.

Please call (703)993-2380 to schedule an appointment or come to our daily walk-in clinic between 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm daily Monday through Friday. We are located in SUB I, suite 3129.

Disability Services

Disability Services’ mission is to promote equal accessfor students with disabilities in curricular and co-curricular activities within the university experience and empowerstudentsto fully participate in the university community.

Contact Disability Services to discuss possible accommodations (e.g., classroom furniture, location to retake exam) if you need assistance with a pregnancy-related condition. If your pregnancy and delivery are relatively healthy, normal, and uncomplicated and you have additional concerns, it is recommended that you speak with your professor to make appropriate arrangements.

You can visit the office at Student Union Building 1 (SUB 1), Suite 2500, call the office at 703.993.2474, or email

Freedom Kid Kare & Preschool

Let us keep your kids safe and entertained while you enjoy working out at the Freedom Center, located on Mason’s Science and Technology Campus! The Kid Kare Center provides care for children ages 6 months to 11 years of age. Maximum stay is 2 consecutive hours per day.  All staff is required to complete First Aid training. Supervisors have First Aid and CPR certifications. Maximum ratios are 5-1 for the Nursery and 12-1 in the Activity room. Reservations are strongly recommended!

Freedom Preschool offers morning and afternoon preschool classes for 3 and 4-year-olds and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Preschool classes feature a comprehensive curriculum, focusing on the development of social, intellectual and physical skills.  The Curriculum includes a developmentally age appropriate physical education program.

Check out the website to learn more about hours, fees, and registration.

For Kid Kare reservations and questions, contact 703-993-8524. For questions about preschool, contact Preschool Director, Phyllis Malkiewicz, at 703-993-8553 or

Lactation Rooms

George Mason University supports working and learning mothers. As such, we offer private spaces on each campus to accommodate nursing mothers. The following locations are dedicated and formal lactation spaces for breastfeeding mothers:

Mason Adult Student Union

Mason Adult Student Union (MASU) is a student organization that focuses on improving the well-being of adult/non-traditional students by providing opportunities for them to find or provide support in their educational endeavors where everyone’s contribution is valued and appreciated.

To learn more, email us at

Mason Child Development Center 

The George Mason University Child Development Center was established to support university faculty, staff, and students by providing an excellent on-site child care and play based preschool program. The center is located at the edge of campus, off University Drive close to Rappahannock River parking deck. Our preschool program currently serves families with children 2-5 years of age and is open from 7 am until 6 pm Monday-Friday. Mason families receive a 10% discount on tuition.

The staff of the CDC is committed to caring and educating children in a positive emotional and social environment that is cognitively stimulating and that supports each child’s culture, language, ethnicity, and family arrangement. Our teachers incorporate the latest research and best practices as they respond to the needs of each individual student. Teachers encourage the children’s explorations in a nurturing atmosphere with a variety of invitations, inspiring the children to discover how things work; to learn about living things and their community; and to enjoy music, art, and dramatic play activities.

The center also offers a Kids Club for kids 6-11 on days schools are closed and during the summer.

To learn more, call 703-993-5960 or email the Director, Shira Kulok, at

Student Health Services

Student Health Services provides accessible and affordable health care to all currently enrolled Mason students in a caring and confidential environment. We offer a wide variety of services to keep our community healthy. From diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury, to immunizations and prescriptions, to nutrition counseling and physical exams, Student Health Services is here for Mason students. There is no charge to be seen by one of our healthcare providers. There are fees for lab tests, immunizations, medications, supplies, physical exams, procedures, and some office visits.

Regarding women’s health, Student Health Services provides annual exams. Our doctors and nurse practitioners also provide evaluation and treatment of gynecological concerns, including urinary tract infections and menstrual irregularities. We can discuss issues and concerns related to women’s health and sexual health, including birth control options and pregnancy counseling.

George Mason University makes health insurance available to eligible students through UnitedHealthcare StudentResources. The Student Health Insurance Plan has been developed especially for Mason students, however, individual students might benefit from other policies. The plan provides coverage for illnesses and injuries locally and when you travel either domestically or abroad and is accepted by many local healthcare providers. To find out more, refer to the website.

Call to schedule an appointment:

Fairfax Clinic • 703-993-2831 • SUB 1, Room 2300
Arlington Clinic • 703-993-4863 • Founders Hall, Room B102
SciTech Clinic • 703-993-8374 • Colgan Hall, Room 229