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Health & Wellness

Good health and wellness is vital for students’ educational success. At Mason, we provide many resources for students  to ensure mental and physical wellbeing.

Student Health Services

The Student Health Services website provides critical information about mandated immunization requirements for all students (including all graduate students), health insurance information (including rates and deadlines), and healthcare services available to all student on all campuses.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS provides a wide range of free services to students, faculty, and staff. Services are provided by a staff of professional counseling and clinical psychologists, social workers, and counselors. CAPS individual and group counseling, workshops and outreach programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance.
Individual counseling is available at our Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William campuses.
CAPS offers a counseling group at the Fairfax campus for graduate students who would like to work on developing strategies for coping with personal and academic stress. Please go to caps.gmu.edu for more information.


Stay fit and active by exercising in one of Mason’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Find information about intramural sports, fitness classes, and memberships at the Recreation website.

Alcohol, Drug & Health Education

Alcohol, Drug & Health Education provides education on such topics as drug and alcohol awareness, safer sex, contraception, tobacco use prevention and stress management. Individual consultation and access to education materials is also available.

Sexual Assault Services

Committed to educating the Mason community about sexual assault, stalking, dating/partner violence, and tech-based harassment, as well as healthy sexuality. The office staff provide direct services for all members of the campus community.