Phone: (703) 993-2710
Student Union II, Room 1014
All faculty, staff, and students who park in lots owned or operated by George
Mason University must display a valid decal, or must park in the Parking Deck
and pay an hourly or daily rate. The Parking Deck is located on Mason Pond Drive
off Patriot Circle. Visitors and guests must park in the Parking Deck or at a
meter, unless special arrangements have been made through Parking Services.
Decal enforcement runs from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Metered parking
is designated for short-term use and is monitored from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven
days a week. Broken meters are considered closed parking spaces, and any vehicles
parked in such spaces are subject to citation.
Restricted areas such as yellow curbs, crosswalks, sidewalks, landscaped/barricaded
areas, loading zones, handicapped spaces, and fire/emergency lanes are monitored
24 hours a day, seven days a week.
To avoid receiving a substantial fine, students, faculty, and staff should
purchase a decal as soon as they drive onto the campus. Three types of parking
decals are available: yearly, semester, and summer. Decals may be purchased at
the Parking Services sales office, located in Room 1014 in Student Union II. The
hours of operation are Monday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday
and Wednesday 8:30a.m. to 6 p.m.
Handicapped parking is available at a number of convenient locations at George
Mason University facilities. A Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) handicapped
permit must be presented to obtain a George Mason handicapped permit. A DMV permit
alone is not sufficient for parking in handicapped spaces in university lots.
A visitor with a DMV tag/permit may park in the Parking Deck at prevailing rates.
Parking in or blocking access to a handicapped space carries a fine at the prevailing
Some parking lots have designated spaces reserved for faculty/staff or resident
students, special permit holders, or for service and repair vehicles. Please read
all signs posted at entrances to the parking lots. Complete parking regulations
are in the Information Guide available at Parking Services. For additional parking
information, call the Parking Services Office at (703) 993-2710.
Motorist Assistance Program (MAP)
Phone: (703) 993-2715
MAP available at the Fairfax Campus from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through
Sunday. Call the Parking Services MAP line at (703) 993-2715 to access this service.
MAP is designed to assist drivers who have minor car problems. Trained MAP personnel
are available to help with dead batteries. MAP personnel also can contact lockout
or towing services at the owner's request and expense.