Patriots Thriving Together

At Mason, we’re committed to Everyone Thriving Together. You’ll find a wide range of Mason resources here. We’ve designed all of them to improve your well-being and overall mental health.

The best well-being practices and habits are the ones that work for you. So, try out a number of these resources from Mason. Discover which resources help you the most on your well-being journey!

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Your Journey to Well-Being At Mason

You’ll find Mason’s well-being resources organized here under the three categories of non-credited learning experiences, academic credit experiences, and general resources.

Non-Credited Learning Experiences

CliftonStrengths is an assessment that Mason students and employees can access for free and use to improve self-awareness, foster development, and find direction.

The Leading to Well-Being Speaker Series features free presentations from innovative speakers who work at the intersection of leadership and well-being.

Mason BurnAlong is an online platform that offers Mason students and employees free on-demand well-being classes and programs on many topics, from physical fitness to mindfulness meditation.

Mental Health First Aid for Faculty and Staff offers free training on how to help people who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Mindful Mason Moments presents free mindfulness meditation sessions for the Mason community at noon on weekdays each semester.

ProjectConnect helps Mason students, faculty, and staff build a stronger campus community for greater well-being.

The Resilience Badge is a fully online, asynchronous learning opportunity on the well-being science of resilience.

Rx Racial Healing Circles foster well-being conversations about diversity and inclusion as participants share their stories with each other.

Academic Credit Experiences

The Building Resilience Course offers students an opportunity to earn Mason’s Resilience Badge while also earning academic credit for their work.

The Well-Being Learning Community is an inclusive community where students are encouraged to explore well-being topics through reflective learning and shared experiences.

Well-Being Minors and Courses at Mason include two well-being minors for undergraduate students, a graduate certificate, and a variety of courses related to all aspects of well-being.

Mental Health First Aid for Students offers free training with academic credit, showing how to help people who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

General Resources

The Campus Ministry Association provides spiritual well-being support for students of all faiths.

The Center for Psychological Services is the primary training clinic for graduate students in Mason’s clinical and school psychology program, and serves the community through a range of treatment services — primarily therapy, psychoeducational testing and mental health evaluations.

Counseling and Psychological Services appointments are available for both individual counseling and group therapy.

Counseling and Psychological Services crisis support is available at all times.

Counseling and Psychological Services drop-in mental health workshops cover a variety of different well-being topics.

Elena’s Scholarships for Student Well-Being are awarded to students whose lives can benefit from resources to support their well-being in various domains.

Employee Health & Well-Being provides a variety of well-being services and resources to support Mason employees in their occupational roles and personal health goals, conveniently and affordably.

Human Resources and Payroll News shares the latest well-being and compliance announcements to support Mason employee well-being.

Human Resources and Payroll well-being page presents resources to support university well-being.

Leadership Education and Development provides  leadership training, resources, services, and recognition to empower students to create positive change.

“Let’s Help Our Students” is a resource guide produced by University Life to help faculty and staff support student well-being and mental health at Mason.

Mason CARES suicide prevention program is a 2-hour gatekeeping program designed to train faculty, staff, and students in how to respond to individuals who may be experiencing distress and suicidal thoughts and guide them in seeking appropriate assistance from Counseling and Psychological Services. 

Mason Chooses Kindness helps Mason Patriots change the world for the better, one small act of kindness at a time.

The Mason Chooses Kindness Toolkit presents fun facts about kindness and well-being resources to help people be more kind. Read a one-page summary here.

Mason’s Access, Equity, and Inclusion for Students with Disabilities Guidebook features guidance on how to empower our Mason students with disabilities. Read a one-page summary here.

Mason’s Mental Health and Well-Being Guidebook features guidance on how to address mental health and well-being topics in our university community. Read a one-page summary here.

Mason Recreation helps Mason Patriots go on an active journey toward well-being.

Office of Sustainability provides leadership in environmental, social, and economic stewardship for community well-being.

The Racial Trauma Toolkit raises awareness about, and encourages healing from, experiences of racial trauma.

Science of Well-Being columns from the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being help people learn more about the science of well-being.

Student Health Services provides accessible and affordable healthcare services to currently enrolled Mason students in a caring and confidential environment. 

Student Support and Advocacy Center provides well-being support and resources in the areas of sexual and interpersonal violence, financial well-being, substance use, collegiate recovery, and overcoming barriers to personal success.

TimelyCare is a virtual mental health and well-being platform, available anytime and anywhere, and crafted specifically for college students.

Thriving Together Series well-being articles present research and practices people can use to strengthen all aspects of their well-being.

University Career Services helps prepare and connect career-ready students for post-graduate success. 

University Life cares for the whole student by promoting inclusive well-being and fostering lifelong learning to prepare ethical leaders for the world.

Well-being events from the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being help Mason students, Mason employees, and the public strengthen all aspects of their well-being.

Well-being events for students on Mason 360 help Mason students strengthen all aspects of their well-being.

Mason’s Guidebooks on Mental Health and Well-Being, and Students with Disabilities

Mason’s guidebooks help our university community to thrive together. Read the Mental Health and Well-Being Guidebook and one-page summary, as well as the Access, Equity, and Inclusion for Students with Disabilities Guidebook and one-page summary


Mason students now have FREE access to TimelyCare – a virtual mental health and well-being platform crafted specifically for college students. Students can access services in TimelyCare anytime and anywhere. Find out more about the resources available online, and get started, by visiting Timelycare.com/gmu or downloading the app.

Thriving Together Series

Thriving Together Series articles run throughout each semester and cover diverse topics. Every article presents research and practices you can use to strengthen a different aspect of your well-being.

Thriving Together Series articles