Parking Services at Arlington Campus

See also: Office of Parking Services Website, Directions to the Law School

Notice from Parking Services:

The Truland Building garage and surface paking lot are no longer available for use by George Mason faculty and staff as of June 30.

Parking Options for Faculty/Staff are as follows:

Founders Hall Garage Reserved Faculty/Staff parking permits are offered using Payroll Deduction (currently $25/pay period projected to go down to $20.83/pay period) or can be purchased annually. This parking permit guarantees you a parking space in the Founders Hall Garage. The Founders Hall Reserved Faculty/Staff parking permit is $600 annually and we project the price to drop to $500 for the 2014 academic year. There is a $25 refundable deposit required for the access device (hands free transponder).

Metropolitan Building (previously Foundation Building) Faculty/Staff General area parking permits are offered using Payroll Deduction (currently $12.50/pay period projected to go up to $13.96/pay period) or can be purchased annually. Faculty/Staff General area parking permits will be valid in all non-restricted Mason designated areas of the Metropolitan Garage (3434 Washington Boulevard) on a first come, first served basis. Additionally, we will designate a group of parking spaces for Mason Faculty/Staff only until 5P Monday – Friday on garage level B-3. The access device (proximity card) to the Foundation Garage can be obtained from the Arlington Parking Services office located in Room 219 of the Founders Hall Building.

Arlington Parking Services office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 6:00PM and Friday from 8:30AM to 3:00PM. The email for the Arlington Parking Services office is and the phone number is (703) 993-8146.

Parking Options for Students, Faculty & Staff

Founders Hall Parking Deck

Metropolitan Building Garage (previously Foundation Building)

Visitor Parking

Founders Hall Garage

Metropolitan Building Garage (Foundation)

Event Parking

Event parking is arranged with the Events Management office in conjunction with Parking Services. Please contact Events Management (3-8140) or Parking Services (3-8146 or for information on meeting your event needs. Organizations can purchase validations from Parking Services for their guests. The validation request form can be found at

Special Parking


A Metro train approaches the platformThe Virginia Square stop is less than 2 blocks from campus.  At the Fairfax campus, you can take the CUE bus or the Mason to Metro Shuttle to the Vienna Metro station and then take the Orange Line to the Virginia Square stop. Check the Mason Shuttles website at for more information.

Parking Fees

The Arlington Parking Services Office is located in Founder's Hall, Room 219. All permits can be purchased online. Faculty/staff wishing to use payroll deduction purchase option, use form here. Regular hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 10:00am - 7:00pm; Fridays 10:00am - 4:00pm.


Metropolitan Building (Foundation Building): Annual: $335.00
Founders Hall: Annual: $500/year (or daytime only/evening only pass: $425/year).

For more information, see

Contact Information

Office of Parking Services Web Site
Arlington Campus Parking Services Office: (703) 993-8146
Campus Operations Coordinator: (703) 993-8140
University Police: (703) 993-8070/2810
Arlington Campus Information Services: (703) 993-8999
Arlington Campus Parking Office, Founders Hall, Room 219 (Operated by Standard Parking). 
Parking Office Hours: See: Arlington Campus Hours of Operation