Mason is committed to ensuring members of the Mason community are afforded equivalent access to the university’s programs and services. To learn more about the support services in place to aid with this mission, see below:
The Assistive Technology Initiative (ATI) works to ensure individuals with disabilities are afforded equivalent access to the university’s ICT resources. This is accomplished through a unified collaboration among all department units. This includes but is not limited to the following:
- The provision of accessible text to students and staff (referral only) with document print disabilities,
- The provision of post-production captions, transcripts, and audio description,
- Assistive technology assessments, training, and support, as well as
- Web accessibility testing and monitoring for Mason websites and classroom technologies.
For more information, contact the ATI (or by phone, 703-993-4329). Additional ATI resources available below:
The Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics (CDE) office houses the ADA coordinator who is responsible for facilitating reasonable accommodations for Mason employees with disabilities. The ADA coordinator also addresses complaints of discrimination based on disability for all members of the Mason community and visitors.
Contact CDE for more information or to make an appointment with the ADA coordinator, call 703-993-8730. Additional ADA resources available below:
The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office provides a wide range of services to students, faculty, and staff. Services are provided by a staff of professional counseling and clinical psychologists, social workers, and counselors. CAPS individual and group counseling, workshops and outreach programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance. Contact CAPS for more information, call 703-993-2380.
Disability Services (DS) at George Mason University determines and coordinates services and accommodations for students with disabilities. DS works with a variety of students with documented disabilities. Services can include, but are not limited to examination accommodations, use of a recorder or listening device, use of a note taker, priority registration, reduced course load and provision of sign language interpreters. All accommodations are arranged on a case-by-case basis.
Contact DS directly for questions or more information, call 703-993-2474. Additional DS resources available below:
- Getting Started with Disability Services
- Request services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind Students, Employees, and Visitors (e.g., live captioning, interpreters, etc.)
The Writing Center offers many resources for students and employees such as writing tutors, writing tips and handouts, ESL (English as a second language) support, and more. Contact the Writing Center for more information:
- Fairfax Campus Robinson Hall: 703-993-1200
- Fairfax Campus Enterprise Hall: 703-993-1824
- Arlington Campus: 703-993-4491