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Your home away from home

INTO Mason is located within the Mason Global Center. This is where you’ll take many of your Academic English or Pathway classes. This spacious 7-story residence hall is home to over 270 Mason students.  When you need someone to help you, you can find a friendly face at the welcome desk 24 hours a day. Need advice? Student services staff can answer your questions and keep you connected with academic advisors. Enjoy your meals from the The Globe dining hall's international menu any day of the year. 


Living and learning together

The Mason Global Center is a spacious, high caliber facility and the hub of your first year experience at Mason. Originally designed as a hotel, this beautiful facility features walls of windows that bring natural light into luxurious living spaces. Meet with your friends and professors or attend an event in our thriving lobby. Sign up for a conversation partner or tutor at the Learning Resource Center. Looking for more? We host some pretty awesome celebrations, movie nights and social events for you throughout the year.

See where the Mason Global Center is located on Mason's Fairfax campus. And for more information, download the INTO Mason mobile app.

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World cuisine

Looking for a taste of home? You can find it at The Globe, one of the three on-campus dining halls, which serves an ever-changing menu of international cuisine. It's open every day of the year, and you can always find halal, vegetarian, Kosher and gluten-free options there. And if you're craving a special dish, you can make a request to have it on the menu. Please bring us your recipes from home!

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Get the help you need

Wondering where to go when you need a tutor? The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is the place to go when you want one-on-one help with writing, math or other subjects. You'll have access to dedicated tutors who are experienced at assisting English language learners. The LRC is also a computer lab and quiet study space where you can borrow a laptop and work on group projects.

Chihiro Kubo
"When I try to speak up in my class, my Arabic friends always encourage me. They say, ‘Chihiro, Chihiro, your turn!’" Chihiro Kubo Japan

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