The Military, Veterans, & Families Initiative


George Mason University provides direct services to service members, veterans, and their families. Our services support health and wellness, as well as assisting with transitions and processing of experiences related to serving.

Center for Psychological Services
  • Conducts comprehensive psychological assessments for veterans to assess PTSD and/or effects of TBI
  • Work with legal teams to determine if PTSD/effects of TBI are service connected
Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS)
  • Provides free legal representation to active-duty servicemembers, veterans and their dependents
  • Provides assistance related to the appeal of initial (partial or total) denials of VA disability compensation claims, the filing of requests for increases in ratings, and appeals to the Board of Veterans Appeals and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • Services for civil matters are limited to matters located in courts in Northern Virginia
Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological, and Spiritual Impacts of War
  • Coordinates dialogues among veterans, using sources in philosophy, history, poetry, and literature, to spur discussion
  • Trained facilitators lead each discussion
Veterans and the Arts Initiative

George Mason University's Hylton Performing Arts Center invites service members, veterans, their families, and military caregivers to participate in community arts programs. Programs include:

  • Veterans Guitar Workshop Series
  • Ukulele Workshop Series
  • Songwriting Series for Military Kids
  • Visual Art Workshop Series
  • Performances and special events