Social Media Contest

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If you enjoy connecting with friends on social media, here's a chance for you to show your Mason spirit and innovative ideas during National Engineer's week. Join us as we post and share on social media and be entered in a drawing for prizes.


Here are the rules:

  • Be a current Mason undergraduate or graduate student. ALL Mason students are welcome.

  • Submit your photo between February 15-25.  

  • Follow the Volgenau Instagram account.

  • Send a photo via Instagram DM’s that showcases the Mason Engineering spirit.  

Examples include: Photo of you working on a senior design project, photos of you attending a club meeting, photo of you volunteering, at an internship, completing research, or designing your own innovative solution.

The photo must be from within the last 12 months.

One entry per person. Extra entry if your photo has you in Mason apparel.



If you are on the Mason campus or in a public space, you must be wearing a mask.

You must be following all laws and regulations in the photo. The photo must also follow Instagram terms and conditions.

This contest does not require any purchase, or requirement to go to a specific location for completion.

It does not require that you submit any form of contact information.

This contest in no way is endorsed by Instagram or any other social media platform. Instagram is also not responsible for anything that may happen to followers who participate in the contest. 

By submitting a photo, you are agreeing to allow George Mason University to use the photo for marketing and communications purposes and you agree to the following statement:

I agree that George Mason University owns the copyright in these photographs, videos, and/or audio recordings and I hereby waive any claims I may have based on any usage of the works derived therefrom. I release and discharge George Mason University and its employees, assigns, licensees, successor in interest, and legal representatives from all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of these photographs, videos, audio recordings, and/or comments, including without limitation any and all claims for libel or invasion of privacy.



1st place: $200 gift card to Patriot Tech.

2nd: GMU Swag pack, including a t-shirt, tote, and a mug.