Graduation Parking

Commencement Program

Cover of the George Mason University Graduation Program May 2021

Download a copy of Mason's May 2021 Commencement program. (PDF)

Arrive Early for the Best Experience

The Patriot Procession will take place at the soccer stadium on the Fairfax Campus and (Friday, May 14 only) at Mason Pond. Mini Ceremonies will take place outside EagleBank Arena on the Fairfax Campus. Find the schedules on the main graduation page.

Traffic will be heavy. Allow for additional time to be sure you arrive as scheduled.

Parking for the Mini Ceremonies

General Parking will be in Lot K. You can enter off Roanoke River Road from Braddock Road or from Patriot Circle.

You can also use Campus Drive to Global Lane or Patriot Circle to access Lot K. 

Follow signs and directions from parking staff to the the parking area.  

Special needs parking is in Parking Lot A, at the south side of EagleBank Arena. The entrance to that area is accessible through Mattaponi River Lane from Patriot Circle or from Nottoway River Lane off Braddock Road.  

Parking for the Patriot Procession

For the soccer stadium event, general and special needs parking will be available in Lots M, O, and P in front of the Field House, accessible from University Drive.

This area is on the west side of Ox Road/Highway State Route 123, which is the opposite side from east campus. 

If you're attending the Patriot Procession on Friday, May 14, at Mason Pond, you can park in Lot K or in the Mason Pond parking garage.

For the Mason Pond event (Friday, May 14 only), park in either Lot K or Mason Pond Parking Deck (entrance near RAC building).

Special needs parking will be available in the small lot outside of the Buchanan Building off Mason Pond Drive (entrance off Patriot Circle near EagleBank Arena).