George Mason University


Events, Venues & Space Rentals

Attend or Host an Event on One of Our Campuses

External view of the Hylton Center for the Performing Arts on Mason SciTech Campus

Mason's Hylton Center for the Performing Arts is one of many venues for rent.

Our venues bring world-class performances and nationally contending athletic events to the community.

We can also provide you with facilites to hold company meetings, conferences, and events.

Mason is also a well-known venue for political discourse, given our proximity to the nation’s capital.

Many national candidates and figures, such as President and Mrs. Obama, have appeared at events at Mason.

Rent Conference or Office Space

Mason can offer conference rooms, offices and commercial space to fit your needs.

Nguyen Engineering Building

This Fairfax Campus building includes more than 12,000 square feet of commercial lease space available on the first through fourth floors. Companies have high-priority access to our research programs and intellectual property. For more information, call 703-993-1498.

Office of University Events, Fairfax Campus

This office can provide advice on planning, logistical and audiovisual support, and provides professional on-site management for your event on the Fairfax Campus. Space is available for rent in the Johnson Center,  in the Hub, and in Research Hall. For more information, call 703-993-2853.

Events Scheduling, Arlington Campus

Facilities include onsite computer labs and classrooms, as well as Founders Hall, which features more than 100,000 square feet of space, a 500 square-foot ballroom, a 300-seat auditorium, and breakout rooms and classrooms for smaller groups. For more information, call 703-993-8999, oir fill out a space request form.

Events Coordinator, Science and Technology Campus

The events coordinator at the Science and Technology Campus in Prince William County offers advice on planning, logistical and audiovisual support, and provides professional on-site management. For information about renting conference or meeting rooms, the Verizon Auditorium, which seats 300, or Bull Run Hall Atrium, which can accommodate up to 300, call 703-993-8585.

Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation

Consider holding your meeting, seminar, training or professional conference at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation amid the scenic foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains in Front Royal, Virginia. Submit a request or get more information

Point of View

Point of View, in Mason Neck, Virginia, about 30 miles south of Washington, D.C., is designed to welcome, facilitate, sustain, and generate opportunities for conflict resolution in an environmentally respectful and sensitive approach. The central conference complex that can provide meeting, training, and research space and special event space for up to 100 participants and accommodations for up to 27 overnight guests. For more information, call 703-993-8615.

Potomac Science Center

Incredible views and versatile, state-of-the-art facilities provide a beautiful and ideal space for group meetings, trainings, special events, and celebrations. The Potomac Science Center is located in Woodbridge, Virginia, on the beautiful Belmont Bay. For more information contact or 703-993-1621.


Rent a Performance Venue or Practice Room

Mason has venues for large concerts and major sports events, as well as sites for intimate performances.

Eagle Bank Arena, Fairfax Campus

The venue can be configured to seat up to 10,000. The facility also offers full marketing services to assist with media buying. For more information, contact general manager at 703-993-3009.

Center for the Arts, Fairfax Campus

This facility on the Fairfax Campus offers performance, conference, and reception facilities. The Concert Hall (1,935 seats) can be adapted to host such events as conferences, orchestral concerts and large-scale productions. The lobby can be used for formal and informal receptions, dinners, and presentations. For more information, call 703-993-3729.

Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus

This facility on the Fairfax Campus  is a modified proscenium/thrust theater (460 seats) that can host small-scale concerts, recitals, lectures, and theatrical events. For more information, call  888-945-2468 or download a brochure.

deLaski Performing Arts Building, Fairfax Campus

This site offers a variety of School of Music spaces for rent, ranging from recital rooms to small rehearsal rooms. Rates are available for a 10-hour block or on an hourly basis. For more information, call 703-993-3729.

Hylton Center, SciTech Campus

This facility on Mason's Science and Technology campus in Prince William County features two theaters -- Merchant Hall seats 1,123, while the Gregory Family Theater can accommodate 240 -- as well as the Didlake Grand Foyer and the Buchanan Partners Art Gallery. Hylton can host performances, corporate meetings, banquets, weddings, ceremonies, and receptions. For more information, go to the website, download a rental interest form, or call 703-993-9344


Students play pool in the Hub on Mason's Fairfax Campus

Mason students aren't the only ones who can enjoy the amenities at the Corner Pocket on the Fairfax Campus. Organizations and individuals can also rent the site.

Want to Have Some Fun?

  • The Corner Pocket, a game room in The Hub on the Fairfax Campus, is available to rent for your next social event. It features foosball, video games, pool, air hockey, board games, volleyball, basketball, and big-screen TVs. For more information, call 703-993-9785.
  • The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center on the SciTech Campus offers meeting rooms, classrooms, and state-of-the-art activity areas during and after operating hours for parties, meetings, and other gatherings. For more information, call 703-993-8444.