Campus Access

George Mason University strives to be accessible to anyone attending university-sponsored events or visiting on campus. The following resources will assist with accessing services while traveling to and from campus, parking on campus, and/or participating in university-sponsored activities:

Access for Visitors and Event Accessibility

If you are attending an event and need specific information about accessing an event, including reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the office sponsoring the event. You may also contact the ADA Coordinator in Compliance, Diversity and Ethics at 703 993-8730 (voice) or The ADA Coordinator will then contact the program’s sponsors.

The Eagle Bank Arena, Center for the Arts, and the Hylton Performing Arts Center venues have ticketing and accommodations procedures (e.g., accessible seating) for those who need assistance. Select the links below for more information:

Fairfax Campus

Prince William Campus

Parking, Transportation, and Emergency Preparedness

A George Mason University parking permit must be prominently displayed at all times for all vehicles. DMV issued disabled permits authorize the use of disabled parking at George Mason University owned or operated facilities in conjunction with the display of a valid George Mason University parking permit. Persons may only park in an appropriate disabled space and lot based on permit type. Disabled permit rates are the same as all other George Mason University parking permits issued for comparable periods of time. Permits are not transferable to other persons. Visitors must adhere to the visitor disabled parking requirements listed below.

Arlington Campus

Fairfax Campus

Prince William Campus

Campus Maps

Traveling to/from Campus

Parking and Transportation Services offers information on public transportation to and from all campuses.

  • Parking & Transportation Services Website
  • Metro Access – Metro Access is a shared-ride, door-to-door, para-transit service for people whose disability prevents them from using bus or rail. If you need para-transit service visit Metro Access: Accessible Transportation Website or call 301-562-5360.
    • Metro Access Drop-Off Locations (Fairfax Campus) – Metro Access offers 3 drop-off locations on the Fairfax Campus: Finley HallAquia Creek Lane, and Center for the Arts
    • If you will require assistance accessing your building from any of these drop-off locations, please contact the Compliance, Diversity and Ethics office at 703-993-8730.


Visit Mason Ready for up-to-date resources to help you prepare for emergencies!

The following provides a general guideline of evacuation procedures for persons with disabilities during a fire and any other building emergency:

Disability Guidelines

Evacuation Options

Persons with disabilities must evacuate to the nearest safe exit. Persons with disabilities have four basic evacuation options:

Planning a Route

Prior planning and practicing of emergency evacuation routes are important in assuring a safe evacuation.