Mason School of Art | Contact and Visit Us
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Contact and Visit Us

The studios, classrooms, and offices of the School of Art are located in the Art and Design Building on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University.

Virtual Visits

Due to COVID-19, all in-person campus visits and events have been cancelled but the programs and schools within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, in conjunction with the Office of Admissions, will be hosting several virtual recruitment events throughout the summer and fall of 2020. Please visit the admissions website for the most up-to-date information.

In the meantime, enjoy the new Mason Virtual Experience page with virtual tour of campus.

The School of Art conducts all portfolio reviews online. All portfolio reviews require the following to be submitted digitally through Slideroom.

If you have questions about the School of Art, our staff and faculty are available to answer your questions. Email School of Art to set up a virtual appointment.

Get in Touch

School of Art Main Office

Art and Design Building, Suite 2050
Office Hours: 8:30am–5:00pm, Monday–Friday

Mailing Address

School of Art
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Students hard at work before the COVID-19 pandemic.


Visitor Parking

Visitor parking is available in all parking garages and can be accessed via Patriot Circle, which goes around the campus once you have entered off of Braddock, 123, or University Drive.  The closest parking garage is Shenandoah Parking Deck. See map for location of the Art and Design Building and Shenandoah Parking Deck.

From the Shenandoah Parking Deck, take the elevator to the third floor and go right to enter campus. Research Hall will be on your left and Enterprise Hall on your right. Head straight on the path and the Art and Design building will be the next building on the left.

Public Transportation


Take the Orange Line to the Vienna Fairfax-GMU Metro Station. After coming up the escalator and passing through the turnstile, take the left exit that points towards the bus pickup and take any of the CUE Buses ($1.80) to Mason’s Fairfax Campus.


The City of Fairfax bus system is called the CUE Bus. Please visit the CUE Bus website for current schedules and fare information.