Mason Briefs

Posted: June 10, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Prince William Campus Administration recently expanded the number of drop-in offices available to assist staff members from the Fairfax and Arlington Campuses who wish to schedule office time at Prince William. The new Administrative Drop-in Suite, located in Occoquan Building, Room 219, has four work stations and a private consultation room. Each work station is equipped with a computer, telephone, and access to a printer and fax machine. Space can be reserved for use as needed on a daily or weekly basis. To schedule use of a work station, call Kristin Day at 703-993-8334.

The City of Fairfax CUE Bus system won the 2005 Virginia Transit Association Innovative Program Award for Small Systems for the On Cue Directory, a guide to city businesses along the CUE Bus route. VTA is a statewide organization of transit service providers. The On Cue Directory, a cooperative effort between George Mason’s Broadside student newspaper and the city, is available in print at City Hall, George Mason University, and on CUE buses. A searchable database is on the Internet at

For those who have not seen the promotional video about George Mason, “The Right Time, the Right Place,” it is available for viewing online at

The Mason ID Card Services (University Card) will be temporarily suspended for a scheduled computer upgrade and maintenance beginning Friday evening, June 17. All services will return to normal on Monday morning, June 20. During the suspension, cardholders will be unable to use automated functions requiring the Mason ID card or credit cards. This includes Mason Money access, meal plans, computer lab access, credit card payment, and Pay for Print. Copiers will be functioning, but have monetary limits for users. As a precaution, users requiring anything more than incidental copying should make alternative plans. All Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William Campus locations will be impacted. Off-campus locations that will be impacted include Brion’s Grille, Elie’s Deli, and McDonald’s (all at University Mall), and Papa John’s Pizza on Main Street in Fairfax. For additional information or assistance, contact the All University Card Office at 703-993-2870.

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