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Below is a list of policies which the University community most commonly refers to.

All university policies are available online.

George Mason University is committed to providing equal opportunity and an educational and work environment free from any discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy status, marital status or genetic information. It is the policy of the university to provide an academic and work environment free from sexual harassment. Please see the following policies for more information.

The Responsible Use of Computing (RUC) Policy applies to all academic and operational departments and offices at all university locations owned or leased. The policies and procedures provided herein apply to all Mason faculty, staff, students, visitors and contractors.

All faculty, staff, and students who park on property owned or operated by the university must display a valid permit or park in a parking deck and pay an hourly or daily rate.

Other Regulations

Other policies pertaining to safety and security:

Annual Security Report

Mason's 2018 Annual Security Report is available on the University Police web site. This report contains the previous three years' crime statistics and includes policies concerning campus security, such as sexual assault, stalking, and other matters that pertain to safety on campus. To view a copy of the report, go to the website. Paper copies of this report are available at any police facility.