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Information which helps you to gain access to the systems you need to succeed at Mason.

802.1x Authentication

Service Summary 802.1x is the recommended method for connecting to campus wireless networks because it is the simplest and most secure way to get online.… (READ MORE)

Banner Admin

Service Summary Banner Admin is the administrative interface to Banner that allows authorized users to perform administrative duties within major functional areas including: Finance Financial Aid… (READ MORE)

Banner Reports

Service Summary Database Application Services (DAS) manages Banner-delivered Oracle Reports and provides troubleshooting and customer assistance to authorized users of the Banner System. Key Features… (READ MORE)

Email Anti-Spam (IronPort)

Service Summary The IronPort Anti-Spam filter examines the content, construction, and senders of all incoming messages to Mason email accounts to eliminate known and emerging… (READ MORE)

Guest Network Access

Service Summary Guests of university faculty, staff, and students can self-register for internet access over Mason’s Wi-Fi network. Guest accounts are active for a period… (READ MORE)

Incoming Email URL Filtering

Service Summary As an added measure of security, Mason’s antivirus and antispam protection systems evaluate links in incoming emails to determine if they have a… (READ MORE)

Jamf Pro

Service Summary Jamf Pro is a software tool for managing Mason-owned Macs that enables ITS to: Inventory hardware. Distribute software and fixes. Improve security. Get… (READ MORE) Server

Service Summary All registered students, faculty, staff, and authorized guests are eligible for server accounts. The server hosts various applications, programming languages, and tools.… (READ MORE)

MasonLive (Email for Students)

Service Summary MasonLive is the official email system for students at George Mason University. Powered by Microsoft, MasonLive offers an impressive collection of features, including:… (READ MORE)

MESA Departmental Shared Storage

Service Summary The Mason Enterprise Services Architecture (MESA) is the university’s information technology infrastructure that provides file services and storage, desktop management, and enhanced desktop… (READ MORE)

MESA Personal Storage (mydata)

Service Summary The Mason Enterprise Services Architecture (MESA) is the university’s information technology infrastructure that provides file services and storage, desktop management, and enhanced desktop… (READ MORE)

Office 365 OneDrive

Service Summary OneDrive for Business (OneDrive) is a service of Office 365 (the university’s email system) and provides for 1TB of cloud-based storage. OneDrive is your… (READ MORE)

Office 365 ProPlus

Service Summary George Mason University is providing Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus at no cost. Microsoft allows us to provide each person with the latest version… (READ MORE)

Office 365 Skype for Business

Service Summary George Mason University provides Skype for Business to active students and employees at no cost. Microsoft Skype for Business Online is a hosted… (READ MORE)

Patriot Web

Service Summary Patriot Web is a self-service site for students, faculty, and staff to manage their administrative records and accounts. Unauthorized use of this system… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Mason has partnered with Canon to provide solutions for all your printing needs. Self-printing can be accomplished through the Pay-for-Print (PFP) network across… (READ MORE)

Public Printer Network Access

Service Summary Faculty and Staff may special register a departmental printer to be accessible from any network. This allows Faculty and Staff to print to… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Qualtrics is a web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations, and other data collection activities. The Mason community can use this research suite… (READ MORE)

Report an IT Security Incident

Service Summary The IT Security Office (ITSO) will assist faculty, staff, students, and alumni with containment, mitigation, and remediation of IT security incidents caused by:… (READ MORE)

Security Awareness Training

Service Summary The IT Security Office (ITSO) provides topic-specific presentations and training for IT Security related issues. Key Features Compliance with: University and Commonwealth IT… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Shibboleth (Mason Federated Login) is a single sign-on (login) system that allows users to sign in using just one identity to various systems… (READ MORE)

Software Downloads

Service Summary Mason provides free downloads of select software to students, faculty, and staff. A list of currently available programs can be found at Software… (READ MORE)

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Service Summary Mason uses Duo Security to deliver Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) when using Patriot Web and all Banner-related applications, Cisco AnyConnect VPN, and applications protected… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Videoconference services are available upon request for a variety of administrative and academic events (meetings, classes, town halls, dissertations, and interviews, etc.) that… (READ MORE)

Webex Meetings

Service Summary Cisco Webex Meeting, available at, is a cloud-based web conferencing tool that may be used for meetings and collaboration allowing participants to share… (READ MORE)

Webex Teams

Service Summary Webex Teams is an enterprise-grade collaboration application. Whether on the go, at a desk, or together in a meeting room, Webex Teams helps… (READ MORE)

Wireless (Wi-Fi) Network

Service Summary Mason’s wireless (Wi-Fi) networks are designed to complement wired network services and provide convenient and secure access to network resources and the internet.… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Workflow is an application that automates, simplifies, and directs the flow of Banner information and procedures across the university. It uses maps of… (READ MORE)