IT News & Bulletins

Patriot Pass Password Change Reminder

Friday, September 18, 2015

The best way to protect your computing identity, files, and Mason’s resources is by using a strong password and changing it at regular intervals. Per university... [read more]

Changes to VPN Login

Friday, September 18, 2015

On Monday, September 21, there will be a change to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client ( The drop-down list of VPN groups located at the top of the login... [read more]

Network Maintenance - Sunday, May 24

Sunday, May 24, 2015

On Sunday, May 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., network engineers will make equipment changes in the Data Center. For approximately 30 minutes at the beginning of... [read more]

Conferencing Maintenance Scheduled Saturday & Sunday, June 20–June 21

Friday, May 8, 2015

Collaborative Video Technologies (CVT) has planned maintenance on the main conferencing infrastructure June 20-21. The following technologies will not be... [read more]

IT Campus Wireless Update

Monday, April 27, 2015

Dear Patriots: 

Many of you have noticed that we’ve recently been experiencing interruptions in the Mason Wi-Fi network. Information... [read more]

Outlook Mobile App Disabled Due to Potential Security Risk

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Beginning on March 31, 2015, George Mason University students, faculty and staff will no longer be able to use the Microsoft Outlook mobile apps for iOS or... [read more]

Mason Will Streamline the Wireless Network on Sunday, March 8

Sunday, March 8, 2015

To reduce redundancy and make it easier to use Mason’s Wi-Fi network, Information Technology Services (ITS), formerly the ITU, will simplify campus Wi-Fi service... [read more]

Change to Wireless Networks

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Information Technology Services is simplifying the campus wireless network configuration. When finished, the university will see only three broadcast wireless... [read more]

The ITU Realigns to Enhance Effectiveness

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Effective February 25, Mason’s Information Technology Unit (ITU) aligned itself into a new organization named Information Technology Services (ITS). The new... [read more]

Action Needed: Check Your Address in Patriot Web on February 16

Monday, February 16, 2015

On February 16, a new software component called Clean Address will be added to all Mason administrative systems, including Patriot Web, to format U.S. addresses... [read more]

Changes to Student MasonLive Email

Friday, February 13, 2015

As of Tuesday, March 3, students will no longer be able to log in to MasonLive using their Patriot Pass credentials (NetID and Patriot Pass strong password). In... [read more]

Patriot Web Admin Icon

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The morning of Friday, 10/24/2014, the ITU will deploy an icon to the desktops of most of Mason's Windows users. The icon will appear on computers throughout... [read more]