Mason Alert is an alert system that allows George Mason University to contact you during an emergency by sending messages to your cell phone or via email. For example, if the university has a delayed opening or closure due to inclement weather, Mason Alert will send you a notification message.
All university email addresses for students and employees are automatically enrolled in Mason Alert. Students and employees are strongly advised to register cell phone number(s) and additional email addresses to ensure emergency messages are received in a timely manner. Students and employees are prompted to register a cell phone number with Mason Alert when logging into Patriotweb for the first time and annually thereafter.
To updated your mobile phone number in Mason Alert, login to Patriotweb, select personal information form the menu, and then select Mason Alert Registration at the bottom of the page. Update your phone number, select “yes”, select “submit”, and select “continue”.
Mason alert is a free service offered by George Mason University, however, your wireless carrier may charge you a fee for messages received via text.