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Virtual Computing Lab (VCL)

The Citrix Virtual Lab is a way to remotely access certain software through the internet, regardless of physical location. The software currently available through VCL includes:

  • ArcGIS
  • jGrasp
  • Mathematica 
  • MATLAB 
  • R Studio
  • SAS 
  • SPSS
  • STATA

For more information on how to use VCL, go to this site. 

George Mason University Writing Center

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers free writing support to Mason students, faculty and staff. Accomplished graduate and undergraduate students provide face-to-face tutoring, online tutoring, and workshops. They work with writers through all stages of the writing process from brainstorming and organizing to revising and polishing. To meet with a Writing Center tutor please schedule an appointment.

In addition to in-person tutoring, the Writing Center offers 45-minute video tutoring sessions for online students and on-campus students. Appointments for a video tutoring session can be made via the appointment scheduler.

ESL students who would like additional assistance can apply for the Writing Center's Opt-In Program.