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The Factbook is prepared annually by the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting (IRR) and provides information about significant aspects of the university and its operations. The Factbook website includes the most recent edition of the Factbook, the Factbook Executive Summary, and the Quick Facts brochure. Previous editions of the Factbook and Quick Facts brochure are also available on the website.

Faculty Handbook

The GMU Faculty Handbook defines and describes the conditions of full-time instructional, research, and clinical faculty employment; the structures and processes through which the faculty participates in institutional decision-making and governance; and the academic policies of the University as established by its Board of Visitors.

Faculty Information Guide

This guide is a complete employment handbook for faculty, including information about leave, benefits, policies, and services.

Faculty Offer Letter Formats

This site contains offer letter templates for download for various types of faculty appointments. The site was created to encourage all units to use consistent formats/standards when hiring employees.

Faculty Senate

This site lists the current George Mason University faculty senators, the faculty senate committees, and the schedule for senate meetings.

Faculty/Staff Directory

This site has search engine capability and allows the user to look up George Mason University faculty and staff by name, department, or phone number. Some listings now include links to faculty/staff web pages.

Fellowships and Scholarships, Postgraduate

The Postgraduate Fellowships and Scholarships website includes live links to funding opportunities, advice on how to apply for competitive awards, and information on how to meet with a writing tutor or the office coordinator for support.

Field Hockey Club

This site contains information regarding the George Mason University Field Hockey team.

Film and Media Studies

The Film and Media Studies Program (FAMS) offers an interdisciplinary minor in film and media studies. Site includes program, faculty, and course information, as well as links to related web resources.

Film and Video Studies

The Film and Video Studies BA is housed in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and draws on faculty and course offerings from several departments (Art and Visual Technology, Communication, English, History and Art History, Modern and Foreign Languages, New Century College, and Theater). Core courses include: Visual Thinking, Film Ethics, Business of Film and Video, Scriptwriting, Film Theory, Video Production I, and Introduction to Documentary Film.

Financial Aid & Planning

This site allows visitors to get answers to many general financial aid questions, to get information on specific financial aid programs, and to ask specific questions online. Some of the links provided include: free scholarship search, and documents and forms for download.

Fine Arts Galleries

Site includes information about past and present exhibits, as well as the telephone number, location, and hours of the galleries.

Fitness Center & Aquatic Center

George Mason University’s Aquatic Center was designed to provide aquatic opportunities for the broadest spectrum of campus life with an evenly balanced program of recreation, instruction and competitive activities. The University now has an exceptional facility to host world-class and swimming events, as well as a state-of-the art recreational facility for the entire University community.

Forensics Team

This website contains information about the George Mason University Forensics Team, an intercollegiate speech team representing George Mason at regional and national speech competitions. Forensics is public speaking and oral interpretation of literature, with events designed to focus on each of the different ways the spoken word can be used to persuade or move an audience.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

George Mason’s Fraternity and Sorority community is comprised of 38 greek-letter organizations. These organizations fall within four councils – Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council. Fraternity and Sorority at Mason places strong emphasis on the values of scholarship, leadership, service, friendship, and community.

Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center is taking shape today thanks to a unique partnership between Prince William County, the City of Manassas, and George Mason University. Planned to accommodate the activities and programs suggested by the community, the Center is designed for you.

French Club

A page with links to resources and announcements intended to enlighten the George Mason University community about French-related issues and occurrences.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Established by Information Services, this helper site provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) covering topics such as GMU history, academics, departments/offices, services, performances/tickets, sports, and much more.