Greenhouse volunteers needed

Monica Marcelli, the ESP Greenhouse Manager, is seeking student volunteers for the greenhouse this summer.  Students will not need to commit to a set number of hours per week, and can volunteer on a one-time or ongoing basis. You do not need to belong to the George Mason University community in order to belong.

Some advantages of volunteering at the greenhouse for students are:

1.It is a very relaxing environment which can be a stress management tool
2.It can be useful in future job applications as unpaid experience
3.They will learn about plant and pest identification
4.They will learn about earth-friendly methods of pest management

Contact: Monica Marcelli at 703-993-4043 or email

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: