Our Fall & Spring Saturday Art Classes take place at the wonderful GMU School of Art on campus. We have classes for all ages! SEE ART CLASSES
Game & Technology
The Mason Game & Technology Institute, presented by the GMU Computer Game Design program, offers weeklong and weekend classes and programs in Fall, Spring and Summer on the GMU Fairfax and GMU Prince William campuses.
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REGISTRATION FACTS & TIPS
ONLINE REGISTRATION - The fastest, easiest way to register! Set up an account with Potomac, and use your credit card to enroll via a secure connection from the convenience of your home computer. Please read important things to know before registering below!Begin Online Registration
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE REGISTERING:
SETTING UP A POTOMAC ACCOUNT (First-time users) When using our Online Registration system for the first time, you will be asked to set up a simple Customer Account before enrolling. You will only need to do this once. IMPORTANT: When registering a child under 18, please enter PARENT/ GUARDIAN information FIRST and then "Add Family Member" to enroll your child as a PARTICIPANT - always use the PARENT EMAIL address for all family members!
FORGOT YOUR PASSWORD? (Returning customers) If you forget your account password, just call the Potomac office and a staff member will help you reset it!
PROCESSING FEES A $3 processing fee will be added to the total cost. (The same applies to Phone-In & Mail-In Registrations.)
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Please review Potomac's Policies and Procedures and FAQ pages for important information regarding participation in our programs (including the withdrawal/refund policy).
RESTRICTIONS Please note that certain programs, including Private Lessons, are NOT available for online registration.
DISCOUNTS For Fall and Spring Semester Group Classes Only:
A 10% discount is available for additional family member(s) registration (MUST be applied during the same registration transaction).
A 10% discount is available for current GMU Students, Faculty & Staff (before registering, please call our office for authorization and have your G# ready). There are NO discounts for Summer Programs or Private Music Lessons at this time.
SPLIT PAYMENT PLAN A Split Payment Plan option is available for Fall and Spring Semester Classes AND Private Music Lessons - as well as most Summer Programs.
TECHNOLOGY ADVISEMENTS Attention iPad/Tablet/Smartphone users: our online registration system continues to make technology improvements. iPad users can now register easily for our programs. Tablet and Smartphone devices are still being tested. If you have trouble registering using these devices, you may need to use your laptop or desktop computer until issues are resolved. Please contact Matt Geske (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any complaints/compliments - thank you!
AFTER ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED Online Registration generally closes 2-3 days prior to the first day of the class/program. After online registration is closed, please call our office to enroll.
POTOMAC OFFICE: (703)993-9889
You may also register over the phone (with credit card) by calling our office during regular business hours (M-F, 9AM to 7PM). A staff member will be happy to assist you! The process will normally take between 5 and 10 minutes. PHONE: (703) 993-9889
You may also download and mail in a Paper Form with payment enclosed (credit card or check - instructions on form). Please allow 3-5 days for delivery.
SEE LIST OF PDF FORMS BELOW
PDF FORMS for BY MAIL and IN PERSON registrations (click to download and print)
BUYING CONCERT TICKETS ONLINE:
Please note that, when indicated, special event Concert Tickets can be purchased Online through tickets.com. See the specific event page for a direct link with tickets.com as well as other options.
The Potomac Arts Academy offers: music, theater, art and computer game design classes for all ages; piano, guitar, violin, voice and other music lessons; summer programs and activities for kids and professional adults; and dance, art and acting classes. The Potomac Arts Academy is part of George Mason University and conveniently located less than a mile from the main campus.
The Potomac Arts Academy serves students and community members of all ages throughout Northern Virginia and the metro Washington DC area, including: Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington, Burke, Chantilly, Centreville, Fairfax, Falls Church, Great Falls, Herndon, Manassas, McLean, Oakton, Reston, Springfield, and Vienna.