Parking on the Mason Fairfax Campus requires a parking pass and is not included in the cost of the program. Visitors or students parking on campus must pre-purchase a pass online for the general lots for $8/day or $25/week. Short term parking is available in several visitor parking decks for $3/hour ($15/day max) during the week or $8 flat rate on the weekend. See directions below for purchasing a weekly pass.
IMPORTANT: If a parent of a summer program participant is doing Drop-off and Pick-up, a parking pass is NOT needed, as there are specific staff-guided procedures to follow. Parents (or any adults) who wish to stay on campus during program hours, or any students who will drive themselves, MUST either park in a deck or pre-purchase a general lot pass for Lot A or Lot K. Passes are purchased directly from George Mason University and should be printed out at home. Click the Purchase button below.
Parking is FREE for programs held at the Potomac Arts Academy Building location, but you MUST stop in the Potomac office and ask for a free pass to avoid getting ticketed by University police.
- Click on the purchase link above and create an account (this is different than your Potomac/AFYP account, but you can use the same information if you wish). You will be asked for some vehicle information.
- Select the permit you need to purchase, and carefully select the dates you require. (Please note that you do NOT need a pass for Saturday/Sunday parking in the General Lots) PERMITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
- When you reach the Receipt page, make sure to hit the PRINT PERMIT link just below the permit description.
- Be sure to display your Parking Pass on your vehicle dashboard at all times when you are parking in the General Parking Lots on campus.
For questions, contact GMU Parking Services at 703-993-2710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-Summer Parking Information
Parking is free for all programs held at the Potomac Arts Academy building during the school year (Fall & Spring). Just stop in the office and ask for your free pass, which you MUST display to avoid getting ticketed by University police.
Potomac students taking a class or music lesson on the Mason Fairfax Campus during the school year do not need a pass to park in the general lots (Lot K or Lot A) on Saturday and Sunday. Parking is free on weekends only in the general lots. To park in one of the parking decks, the rate is $8 flat during the weekend and $3/hour ($15/day max) on week days.