Service Summary

PBworks Wiki is a Mason-sponsored, commercially hosted service based on a campus edition license arrangement with Wikis are digital documents or complete websites that enable collaborative editing which is controlled by assigning author roles. Wikipedia is an example of this technology.

Key Features

PBworks Wiki provides web 2.0-style instructional activities that foster student social interaction around collaborative writing, document sharing, web page editing, and content tagging.

Getting This Service

Click on the Request this Service button at the top right to create a PBworks account.


This service is available 24/7, excluding planned outages, normal maintenance windows, and unavoidable events. Maintenance windows are Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. but may be extended to 2 p.m., if needed. If maintenance is required outside of these hours, it will be announced on the Alerts & Bulletins page.


All users of the George Mason University network must adhere to University Policy Number 1301: Responsible Use of Computing.