George Mason University

Communications and Training

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Training: Faculty and Staff

All faculty, staff, and student workers muST complete 安全返回校园 Training before returning to campus. This training covers:

  • Basics of COVID-19 transmission and symptoms.
  • Actions to take if you think you’ve been exposed to or have COVID-19.
  • Accommodations for those at high risk.
  • University precautions.
  • 恢复研究。
  • 教室的预防措施。
  • Physical/social diSTancing.
  • 面覆盖物。
  • 旅行 and event rules.
  •  Options if you don’t feel safe returning to campus.
  • Resources for telework, inSTruction, research, support, and counseling.
  • Enforcement procedures.

Driver Awareness Training will include information on reduced ridership, cleaning, and disinfecting.

Supervisors can manage employees’ training STatus through masonleaps.


Student 安全返回校园 Training will be available soon in Blackboard for students to take before or when they return to campus. In addition to the basics covered in the employee session, STudent training will also include precautions specific to:

  • 教室。
  • 宿舍。
  • Athletic and recreational facilities.
  • 学生中心。
  • 库。
  • Common areas (indoor and outdoor).
  • Events and performances
  • RegiSTered Student Organizations.
  • Organizing and hosting STudent events.
  • Student support services and resources
  • Study abroad and traveling.


Contractors working on behalf of Mason muST follow university health and safety precautions and precautions mandated by their employers. A Contractor 安全返回校园 presentation outlines contractor obligations on campus, information about campus operations in the fall, and actions to protect yourself and others while you work on campus. 

Read more about Contractor Expectations: COVID-19 Public Health and Safety.


From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mason has conSTantly refined our plans, policies, and procedures to keep our community safe and to continue our mission of freedom and learning.