Tag: housing

Town hall discusses state budget’s impact on Mason

Provost, senior vice president present a generally positive outlook On Tuesday, Provost David Wu and Senior Vice President of Administration and Finance J.J. Davis hosted a town hall to discuss how Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget for higher education would…

Mason Housing: Love It or List It

Daniela Rambal, Staff Writer With just days until housing applications go live, many students have already begun looking ahead and preparing for what they hope to be a very promising school year. For current freshmen, this means using their experiences…

On-campus living numbers continue to rise at Mason

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) Even though more students choose off-campus living, the residential population is growing each year by Issmar Ventura For the 2015-2016 school year, Mason saw an increase of approximately 250 students living on campus, in comparison to…

Next freshman class will be required to live on campus

(Photo credit: Pam Phan/Fourth Estate) Freshmen will be required to live on campus starting in the fall of 2016. David Burge, vice president of Enrollment Management, and Rose Pascarell, vice president of University Life, have announced that the next class…

Fall 2016 freshmen to live on campus

All freshmen will be expected to live on campus starting in the fall semester of 2016. A recent announcement from David Burge, vice president of Enrollment Management and Rose Pascarell, vice president of University Life, indicates that new first year freshmen…

Mason Housing is temporarily relocating over 400 students

Update (March 3 – 1:30 p.m.): According to a Housing email, heat has been restored to Student Apartment buildings seven, eight and nine. “This means you will be permitted to return to your space today,” said the email to residents of…

Community group holds discussion on affordable Fairfax housing

Members of the Fairfax community gathered Monday evening for a discussion on affordable housing options available to lower-income residents. The discussion was hosted by Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement as a way to raise awareness on an issue they…

New Mason IDs starting Spring 2015

A version of this story appeared in the Nov. 3 issue of Fourth Estate. The Mason Card Office will start issuing new IDs to students, faculty and staff starting next semester. Executive Director of Campus Retail Operations Mark Kraner says…