Please note – Law school closings are now part of the University “Mason Alert” e-mail system. In the past, decisions about whether to close the law school for inclement weather were made separately from the university. Not infrequently, the law school would remain open while the rest of the university was closed or delayed. From now on, however, the law school will observe the same practice as the rest of the university with respect both to whether to close the school or whether to delay opening. This changed policy is meant to remove a recurring source of confusion and thus to simplify life for all concerned.

In the event of inclement weather, please look to the following sources of information about the operating status of the university, including the law school:

  • The George Mason University home page.
  • The Mason Alert e-mail system. Note: All university students and employees are automatically enrolled in Mason Alert but are strongly advised to register cell phone number(s) and additional email addresses to ensure emergency messages are received in a timely manner.
  • Call the university's information number at 703-993-1000.

See the university's Inclement Weather/Emergency Closure policy for more detailed information.

In the event that there is a power outage in Arlington, the best source of information will be the media announcements or assuming the telephone is working, the telephone message at 703-993-8000.

In all instances of bad weather, leave additional time to arrive safely at your destination.