Partner with Mason

PARTNER WITH MASON

CONSUMER INSIGHTS
BE A PATRIOT PERKS MEMBER
BE A MASON MERCHANT
BECOME A SPONSOR

consumer insights

Let us help drive traffic to your business!

George Mason University seeks retail and online businesses to join our incentivized programs—Patriot Perks & Mason Money—or to become a Mason sponsor. Through these programs, businesses will have the opportunity to connect with Virginia’s largest public research university and provide sales opportunities directly to Mason’s students, faculty, staff, retirees, and alumni.

49,000+

Campus Population

Including 39,000+ students, 10,000+ faculty and staff, and counting

217,000+

Mason Alumni Globally

With more than 68% working and living in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

$1.14 B

Economic Impact

Bringing diverse economic activities to the Northern Virginia economy

$1.5 m

Sales Activity

Exclusive to Mason Money program annually

BECOME A PATRIOT PERKS MEMBER

About Patriot Perks

Want to promote your business to Mason students, faculty, staff, and alumni? Join the Patriot Perks program and offer exclusive discounts to Mason Patriots, and we will help you win business in the Mason community!

How to Apply

Step 2

Receive application results via email within 14 days

Step 3

Start offering discounts and receive welcome packet

Patriot Perks Member Benefits

Complimentary Marketing to the Mason Community

Build Customer Connections at Engagement Events

Increase Traffic on Website and Social Media Accounts

Become A Mason Merchant

About Mason Merchants

Mason Merchants are local businesses that accept Mason Money for purchases and services. The list of Mason Merchants is growing, giving Mason students, faculty, and staff more off-campus options to eat and shop with their Mason ID. Mason Merchants capture about 2% of the total Mason Money earning opportunities ($1.5 million).

About Mason Money

Mason Money is a prepaid declining balance account accessed with the Mason ID or Mason Money Card. By becoming a Mason Merchant, the business is opening the door to 49,000+ potential customers.

How to Apply

First-Time Merchants

If you are interested in offering Patriot Perks discounts and accepting Mason Money, please submit the Patriot Perks application online.

If you wish to only accept Mason Money, please submit an inquiry form here.

Current patriot perks Members

If you are already offering a discount and interested in accepting Mason Money, please submit an inquiry form here.

Mason Merchant Benefits

Complimentary Marketing to the Mason Community

Build Customer Connections at Engagement Events

Gain Fans on Social Media Accounts

Become a Mason Sponsor

Many event and athletic sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses to engage with the Mason community, such as homecoming, social events, Mason Day, athletic games, SpringFest, and Amplify.

Contact us to start the conversation today.