Mason Student Health

Mason Student Health Fairfax Semester hours, see website for other clinics Student Health’s mission is to provide high quality health care to George Mason University students.

Student Health Services’ mission is to provide high quality health care to all enrolled George Mason University students. We provide care from diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury, to women’s and men’s health, to immunizations and prescriptions. Student Health Services has clinics at Fairfax, Arlington and Science and Technology campuses. Hours listed here are general fall hours for the Fairfax clinic.

Mission: Our mission is to provide high quality health care, counseling, health education and prevention services to George Mason University students. Our efforts and initiatives support University Life core values and university policy #1201.

Testing matters! STIs often have no symptoms but can harm your health. If you test positive for a sexually transmitted i...
04/17/2019

Testing matters! STIs often have no symptoms but can harm your health. If you test positive for a sexually transmitted infection (STI), work with your healthcare provider to get the right treatment. STIs are treatable. https://shs.gmu.edu/services/stiscreening/

Summer open enrollment for the UnitedHealthcare student health insurance plan has begun. Students and dependents of enro...
04/16/2019

Summer open enrollment for the UnitedHealthcare student health insurance plan has begun. Students and dependents of enrolled students can enroll online through June 15, 2019. Plan details at https://shs.gmu.edu/insurance/

April is National STI/STD Awareness Month. Protect yourself and your partner's health - know your status and get regular...
04/15/2019

April is National STI/STD Awareness Month. Protect yourself and your partner's health - know your status and get regular STI screenings. Learn more: https://shs.gmu.edu/healthed/sti/

Talk openly to your partner AND healthcare provider about sexual health & STIs. Need help starting the sexual health con...
04/11/2019

Talk openly to your partner AND healthcare provider about sexual health & STIs. Need help starting the sexual health conversation with your partner? Check out these tips to help you talk- https://go.usa.gov/xE6c2External

Spring is in the air...pollen too. Some tips to help reduce pollen exposure for allergy season. Questions about allergie...
04/10/2019

Spring is in the air...pollen too. Some tips to help reduce pollen exposure for allergy season. Questions about allergies? Call Student Health 703-993-2831 to schedule an appointment to discuss.

DYK? Many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have no symptoms. Get tested regularly if you are sexually active, it i...
04/08/2019

DYK? Many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have no symptoms. Get tested regularly if you are sexually active, it is the best way to protect your health and your partners' health. Students - Free testing event tomorrow 4/9/19 in SUB 1, Patriot Lounge from 1:30-4pm.

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04/08/2019

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Health and fitness expo going strong. Stop by in Dewberry Hall until 3pm
03/28/2019

Health and fitness expo going strong. Stop by in Dewberry Hall until 3pm

Health and Fitness Expo is Today!! Join us in Dewberry Hall from 10am - 3pm for giveaways, free health screenings, fitne...
03/28/2019

Health and Fitness Expo is Today!! Join us in Dewberry Hall from 10am - 3pm for giveaways, free health screenings, fitness demos, and great information.

03/27/2019

Get your steps in! Join "Who's Walking Wednesday", 12:15 in front of Merten Hall. Lewis Forrest will be leading a great walk and the Health and Fitness Expo planning team will be there!

Health and Fitness Expo is only 2 days away! Are you ready to Mind Yo Fitness March 28th from 10-3 in Dewberry Hall! Gre...
03/26/2019

Health and Fitness Expo is only 2 days away! Are you ready to Mind Yo Fitness March 28th from 10-3 in Dewberry Hall! Great info, free health screenings, a cooking demo, blood drive, and an opportunity to win great prizes in our social media scavenger hunt.

Making better beverage choices is a simple move towards an improved diet and healthier you.
03/26/2019

Making better beverage choices is a simple move towards an improved diet and healthier you.

Change your salty ways! Small changes to improve your diet can lead to better health over time.
03/25/2019

Change your salty ways! Small changes to improve your diet can lead to better health over time.

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03/22/2019

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Be active daily. 5 minutes at a time counts! Small changes can lead to better health over time.
03/20/2019

Be active daily. 5 minutes at a time counts! Small changes can lead to better health over time.

How far can you go with 7 steps? Tips for lifelong health from the American Heart Association.
03/18/2019

How far can you go with 7 steps? Tips for lifelong health from the American Heart Association.

Where do I need to go for medical care? Use the guide to help you decide between your primary care provider's office or ...
03/14/2019

Where do I need to go for medical care? Use the guide to help you decide between your primary care provider's office or the emergency room.

Don't forget to register if you want to attend the free application assistance event for Virginia adult health coverage ...
03/11/2019

Don't forget to register if you want to attend the free application assistance event for Virginia adult health coverage through Medicaid. Event is Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Details on the flyer.

Donate blood, help save a life! Register to give blood at the Health and Fitness Expo event Thurs. March 28, 2019 in the...
03/07/2019

Donate blood, help save a life! Register to give blood at the Health and Fitness Expo event Thurs. March 28, 2019 in the Johnson Center. Visit the Red Cross website to sign up for a time, use “GMUBLOODDRIVE” as your sponsor code.
https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive. Walk-ins welcome.

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03/05/2019

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Virginia residents ages 19-64 may now qualify for health coverage through Medicaid if they meet eligibility requirements...
03/05/2019

Virginia residents ages 19-64 may now qualify for health coverage through Medicaid if they meet eligibility requirements. Northern Virginia Family Service is holding an in-person, on-campus, application assistance event at Innovation Hall, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. You will need to sign up to attend a session, details on flyer. Visit coverva.org to learn more about Medicaid.

Here's what you can do if sick with the flu (or flu-like illness) http://ow.ly/M2ul30nL95h
02/27/2019
Cold and Flu

Here's what you can do if sick with the flu (or flu-like illness) http://ow.ly/M2ul30nL95h

The flu (influenza) is caused by a respiratory virus that usually occurs in the Northern Hemisphere between October and April. There are two types, A or B and the severity varies from year to year. Unlike the common cold, the flu begins suddenly with high fever, body aches and fatigue.

Dirty hands can be scary. Wash your hands with soap and water regularly or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. More han...
02/22/2019

Dirty hands can be scary. Wash your hands with soap and water regularly or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. More handwashing tips: http://go.usa.gov/Xppx

Handwashing is simple and one of the best ways to prevent the spread of germs. Help fight flu this flu season by washing...
02/20/2019

Handwashing is simple and one of the best ways to prevent the spread of germs. Help fight flu this flu season by washing your hands regularly.

Want to check the status of your submitted immunization record form? Need a copy of your immunization record? Log into t...
02/19/2019

Want to check the status of your submitted immunization record form? Need a copy of your immunization record? Log into the secure, online patient portal anytime to access that info. gmu.medicatconnect.com

Happy New Year! If you've made some resolutions for better health this  year, check out some tips from MyPlate to help y...
01/01/2019

Happy New Year! If you've made some resolutions for better health this year, check out some tips from MyPlate to help you meet your goals. Get healthy recipes and explore resources at www.choosemyplate.gov

Baking this holiday season? Make a small change and use unsweetened applesauce or a mashed ripe banana instead of butter...
12/18/2018

Baking this holiday season? Make a small change and use unsweetened applesauce or a mashed ripe banana instead of butter in your recipe. Get more tips for a healthier holiday at choosemyplate.gov.

The deadline is January 22, 2019 for newly admitted students for Spring 2019 to submit the Immunization Record Form. Eas...
12/17/2018

The deadline is January 22, 2019 for newly admitted students for Spring 2019 to submit the Immunization Record Form. Easily upload the form to the online patient portal.

12/12/2018

Winter Break Hours of operation have started at Fairfax Clinic. Arlington and SciTech clinics are closed for Winter Break. Visit our website for detailed hours and closings shs.gmu.edu.

If Student Health is closed, students can call 703-993-2831 to speak with the free nurse advice service.

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12/12/2018

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This is the last week for healthcare.gov marketplace open enrollment. Deadline is December 15, 2018. Get more informatio...
12/10/2018

This is the last week for healthcare.gov marketplace open enrollment. Deadline is December 15, 2018. Get more information on health insurance at www.healthcare.gov.

Spring/Summer open enrollment for the student health insurance plan begins today, Dec. 6, 2018. Enrollment deadline is F...
12/06/2018

Spring/Summer open enrollment for the student health insurance plan begins today, Dec. 6, 2018. Enrollment deadline is Feb. 15, 2019. Domestic students and dependents of enrolled students can sign up online. Get plan & eligibility details: http://shs.gmu.edu/insurance

The Immunization Record Form is due by January 22, 2019 for all newly admitted or re-admitted students in Spring 2019. D...
12/05/2018

The Immunization Record Form is due by January 22, 2019 for all newly admitted or re-admitted students in Spring 2019. Details and form: shs.gmu.edu/immunizations.

Are you doing it - getting tested for HIV? Knowing your status can help you stay healthy and works to help us all end HI...
12/04/2018

Are you doing it - getting tested for HIV? Knowing your status can help you stay healthy and works to help us all end HIV.
Students can walk-in for a free, quick and confidential OraQuick HIV swab test at SSAC (SUB 1, 3200) Mon-Thurs from 12-5pm for the . Or call 703-993-2831 to set up an appointment with Student Health
https://shs.gmu.edu/services/stiscreening/

Students have several choices for health insurance coverage. Explore your options if you will age off a parent's insuran...
12/03/2018

Students have several choices for health insurance coverage. Explore your options if you will age off a parent's insurance plan during your time in college or if you are getting your own health insurance plan for the first time.
Get more information at healthcare.gov or about the student health insurance plan at shs.gmu.edu/insurance.

Today is World AIDS Day. On the 30th anniversary, take action to help end HIV.  Know your status and get tested for HIV ...
12/01/2018

Today is World AIDS Day. On the 30th anniversary, take action to help end HIV. Know your status and get tested for HIV if you are sexually active.
Learn more about STI testing at Mason: https://shs.gmu.edu/services/stiscreening/

11/30/2018
#MyPlateMyWins for Beverages

Sip smarter! Small changes in your drink choices add up over time. #MyPlateMyWins for Beverages https://youtu.be/zNuWUyb6TGI via @YouTube

The USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion introduces the second in a collection of short animated videos showing how to make small, practical chan...

A friend or partner may need encouragement to get tested for HIV. So get talking! There are many convenient places to ge...
11/28/2018

A friend or partner may need encouragement to get tested for HIV. So get talking! There are many convenient places to get testing and the HIV OraQuick swab is free, quick, and painless testing option. On campus? Walk in to SSAC (SUB 1, 3200) Mon-Thurs from 12-5pm for this free test. Or, call SHS to schedule an appointment.
Find a local testing site near you: https://gettested.cdc.gov/

It is HIV/AIDS Awareness Week around campus! Check out the events going on this week at ssac.gmu.edu.Know your status an...
11/26/2018

It is HIV/AIDS Awareness Week around campus! Check out the events going on this week at ssac.gmu.edu.
Know your status and get tested for HIV if you are sexually active. On campus, SSAC and Student Health offer the free OraQuick HIV swab test. Or, use the CDC locator tool to find a testing location near you! https://gettested.cdc.gov/

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Leftover pumpkin from your holiday meal? Explore these 5 tasty and healthy pumpkin recipes at whatscooking.fns.usda.gov!
11/24/2018

Leftover pumpkin from your holiday meal? Explore these 5 tasty and healthy pumpkin recipes at whatscooking.fns.usda.gov!

Address

Fairfax Campus: SUB I, Suite 2300 Arlington Campus: Founders Hall, B 102 Science & Technology Campus: Colgan Hall, Room 229
Fairfax, VA
22030

General information

All currently enrolled Mason students are eligible to receive health care. There is no charge to be seen by one of our healthcare providers. There are fees for lab work, medications, treatments, physicals, and supplies. For detailed hours of operation Fairfax, Arlington and Science and Technology campuses, please visit our website. Please note that hours listed here are general fall/spring hours for the Fairfax clinic. Services Offered Include: Primary and Acute Healthcare Allergy Clinic Women's Health Clinic Smoking Cessation Program Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI or STD) screening Immunizations Travel Clinic Student Health Insurance Laboratory Flu Shots and Immunizations And more...

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 19:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 19:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 19:30
Friday 12:30 - 16:30
Saturday 09:00 - 12:30

Telephone

(703) 993-2831

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