How do I log in to MasonLive for the first time?

Before you activate your MasonLive Account, you must first activate your Patriot Pass.

Step 1

Go to password.gmu.edu.

Step 2

Scroll down to Option 5 (To activate/reset your MasonLive Microsoft Account) and select here.
password.gmu.edu page

Step 3

On the Central Authentication Service page, log in using your Mason NetID and Patriot Pass Password.

Step 4

Type in a new MasonLive Microsoft Password using the guidelines provided at the bottom of the page.

Note: your MasonLive Microsoft Password and your Patriot Pass password CANNOT be the same.

Step 5

Select Save Password button to create a MasonLive Microsoft Password.

Step 6

To log in to your account go to masonlive.gmu.edu and select  Mason Student Email login page.

Step 7

You'll log in with:

  • NetID@masonlive.gmu.edu
  • MasonLive Microsoft Password (the password you just created)

Step 8

You will now be asked to select your Language and Time Zone.

Step 9

All done! You are now in your MasonLive inbox.

Note: This only changes your MasonLive Microsoft Password. Your Patriot Pass password is not impacted.