Patriots: Traditions and Today, a university tour, will highlight the history and showcase the growth of George Mason University. The historical tour welcomes Mason faculty, staff, students, alumni, local community members and leaders, VIPs, current and potential donors. Guests will have the opportunity to see George Mason University as an innovative and diverse campus with rich and growing traditions. The walking tour is approximately 45-90 minutes and a 1/2 mile. Guests will be led by a docent. Attendees will receive a map or brochure of the campus and informational items.
Read more about how the Patriots: Traditions and Today tour is telling Mason's story: http://about.gmu.edu/historic-campus-walking-tour-tells-masons-story/.
Prospective students and their families should connect with the Office of Admissions.
Currently, tours are available by request. We have docents available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays and on special request on Mondays and Wednesdays. Tours can also be provided during major and special events on campus such as Welcome Week, Alumni Weekend, Family Weekend, and Homecoming.
Tours begin and end at the George Mason Statue, next to the Johnson Center. For specialized tours, we can customize the meeting and ending location(s) based on your needs.
Registration is required at least 3 business days in advance. To request a tour, submit a special request form by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. A University Information staff member will contact you for more information. Should you require future assistance, please contact Lori Yi via email at email@example.com.
Special requests for tours are required at least five - seven (5-7) business days in advance. To make a special request, complete the special request form, save and email to firstname.lastname@example.org; print and fax to (703) 993-1009; or call (703) 993-1008. Last minute requests will be reviewed on a space and staff available basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be considered for a walking tour.
A History of Mason
For more information on the history of George Mason University, visit http://ahistoryofmason.gmu.edu/. The George Mason University: A History web site is updated by University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives department.
Become a University Tour Docent
University Information is currently recruiting docents!
Contact person: Lori (Alvarado) Yi , Fairfax Public Information Manager, email@example.com.