Arlington Campus Parking Information and Directions

Arlington Campus Parking Information and Directions

George Mason University
Arlington Campus
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) 

Telephone: 703-993-1300
Fax: 703-993-1302


Physical Address:

3434 N. Washington Blvd.
Metropolitan Building, 5th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201

NOTE: Couriers (FedEx, UPS and DHL) should send to physical address

Mailing Address:

3351 Fairfax Dr.  MS 4D3

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School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Administrative hours:

9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday 

Metropolitan Building Hours:

  •   Monday-Friday 8am – 10pm (Genesis card required outside of these hours)

  •   Saturday and Sunday 8am – 6pm (Genesis card required outside of these hours)

5th Floor Suite Access

  • The hours for suite access (multiple entry points) on the  5th floor are Monday-Friday 8am – 7pm

  • Access to the S-CAR main suite door is now open Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm

  • Saturdays/Sundays all suite entry doors are locked.  Individuals authorized to access that area can do so with their GMU swipe card.

After Hours Building Access:

Suite doors automatically electronically lock at 8pm, afterwhich access may be granted by swiping your registered Mason ID card through the card readers at the Suite doors.  Faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and students may request activation of their Mason ID card for after- hours access by filling out this form


Parking Information:

Mason’s Arlington Campus Parking

S-CAR does not have free visitor parking, please read below for other options. 


Pay parking:
A visitor pay parking garage is located under Founders Hall. The parking fee is $3/hr max, $14 for the full day and $7 after 5pm and on weekend days. NOTE: The Metropolitan Building that S-CAR is located in does not have any visitor or paid parking available. You may be ticketed if you park there.

There are 80 metered parking spaces at the N. Fairfax Drive cul-de-sac on the corner of N. Fairfax Drive and Kirkwood Road, which allow parking for up to four hours next to St. Charles Church. These are often filled at peak class periods.

Free parking:
There is limited free two-hour parking on Kirkwood Road, North of Washington Boulevard.

Mason Parking
has carpool options with benefits which includes discounts and dedicated parking spots.
Mason Zimride is a carsharing program. Good especially for inter-campus carpooling.

Permit parking:
Permits are usually obtained at the beginning of the semester for either the Founders Hall garage or the Metropolitan Building garage.  See here for more information and to purchase your permits.

Nearest Metro Stops: Virginia Square and Clarendon (about ten-minute walk from any of these metro stops to S-CAR). In order to plan your metro trip, please visit the metro website

George Mason University Fairfax Campus

 S-CAR Undergraduate Program Office

Northeast Module II
Telephone: 703-993-4165
Fax: 703-993-8285

Mailing Address

George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

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