2021 Fall Arlington Fest

Get ready to experience Patriot spirit, pride, and tradition during this high-energy Mason Welcome event for all incoming and returning students starting August 18th through August 27th at the Arlington Campus! To learn more and register for upcoming events please see the schedule of events below. 

Arlington Campus Open House

Date: August 18, 2021

Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Van Metre Plaza, Arlington Campus

New to Mason or just can’t wait to return to the Arlington Campus? Come visit and check us out! Join University Life Arlington for the perfect opportunity to walk the halls and learn about all things Mason here at Arlington. We’ll provide you with a map and you can visit different offices across campus to learn about services, program, and events. This is a great time to bring your friends and family to campus before classes start! You can also use this time to pick up your Mason ID or parking pass.

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What I Wish I Knew: Student Panel 

Date: August 20, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Location: Zoom (Please register for Zoom link)

We asked experienced students what they wished they knew when they started as a new student at Mason – especially at the Arlington Campus. Join University Life Arlington for a virtual student panel discussion about all things Mason. Learn real advice for Arlington students by current Arlington students.

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Ask Me Anything Tent

Date: August 23-25, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Van Metre Plaza, Arlington Campus

Need help finding your class? Questions about student services? Looking to get involved on campus? Visit the Ask Me Anything Tent to ask us about all things Mason! Learn about student services, resources, and upcoming events. We’ll be providing free planners and lots of fun giveaways. Make sure to stop by and say hello!

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Arlington Campus Welcome Fair

Date: August 26, 2021

Time: 4:00-7:00 PM

Location: Van Metre Plaza and Multipurpose Room, Arlington Campus

Mark your calendars today for the Arlington Fest signature event: Welcome Fair 2021! You won’t want to miss this. Enjoy free food from local area vendors, fun giveaways, and meet representatives from all over Mason and the Arlington Community. This is time well spent gathering information about student services and resources, and have a fantastic time while doing it! Hope to see you there!

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Music on the Plaza

Date: August 27, 2021

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Van Metre Plaza, Arlington Campus

We wrap up Arlington Fest with an outdoor concert and plaza party to get you excited for the Fall 2021 semester- you won’t want to miss this! Grab your blanket or camp chair and get ready to dance and groove with Arlington’s own local cover band, COLLECTIVE. All Mason students, staff, faculty are invited to join in the fun. Friends, kids, families, roommates—bring them, too! Enjoy free giveaways, a popcorn bar, meet fellow peers, and learn about student services at the Arlington Campus.

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