Our guiding principle:

We pledge to support the health, safety, and well-being of the Mason community while fulfilling the university’s mission.

Vaccinations and Boosters

Mason is strongly encouraging students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated and obtain a booster shot as soon as they are able. You can get a vaccine and booster at Mason.


As of May 18, 2023, George Mason University is no longer offering COVID tests (at-will or diagnostic). If you are in need of a COVID test, please consult your healthcare provider or visit your local health department’s website for more information (Virginia Department of Health).

Mason COVID Health Check

Mason has ceased official use of the Mason COVID Health Check application following the end of the University’s COVID testing services on May 18, 2023.

Reporting Positive Cases

As of December 15, 2022, individuals are no longer required to report positive test results to the university.

Policy Status

Vaccinations and BoostersStrongly Encouraged; Available at Fenwick
TestingOpen to all faculty, staff, and students. Strongly encouraged for all weekly.
Reporting COVID CasesAs of December 15, 2022, it is no longer required to report positive COVID cases to the university.
Mason COVID Health CheckAs of December 15, 2022, Mason COVID Health Check will only be used for consent for COVID testing. If you plan to participate in COVID testing, please complete Mason COVID Health Check on the day of your test.
MasksMask Optional

Exceptions: Required when testing; Available for use by event managers, instructors, etc.