Parking Permits and Fees

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Fairfax & SciTech Campuses

A printable, daily complimentary parking permit is currently available for any students, faculty or staff that require parking on the Fairfax or SciTech Campuses.  This parking permit can be acquired online utilizing your parking account.

You must login using your Mason Net ID, Mason email password and you must also have a G# in order to be eligible for this complimentary parking permit.  This complimentary parking permit is valid in the non-restricted, General parking areas of both campuses including levels 1 & 2 of the Rappahannock Parking Deck (excluding the level 1 visitor area).  This complimentary parking permit is not available on a guest account as paid visitor parking is still available.

Anyone owning a current parking permit should continue to use it.  Spring semester parking permits normally expiring on May 31, 2020 will be valid through August 15, 2020.

Arlington Campus

A complimentary daily validation is currently available for any students, faculty or staff that require parking on the Arlington Campus.  A G# is required in order to be eligible for this complimentary validation. The validation can be acquired by submitting the validation request form below:

There are information boxes on this form that may not apply to you.  Please disregard.  Please allow 1 business day for validation processing.  There is a limit of 1 validation per request form.  Please provide your G# anywhere on the form.  This complimentary validation is only available for the Van Metre Hall Parking Garage.  Please select the “Four – 24 Hours” option.


When purchasing permits online at My Parking Account, payments can be made with Visa, Mastercard, or electronic check. When paying with electronic check, please ensure there are sufficient funds in the account and that the routing and account numbers are entered properly. A $50 administrative fee will be applied to accounts with insufficient funds or if the account number or routing number are entered incorrectly.

Parking Permit Rates

Other Permits

Fairfax Daily Permit Rate (General Lots) $9.00
Fairfax Daily Lot L & K $6.00
Field House Lots: M, O, & P Daily Rate (Pay & Display receipt on your vehicle’s dashboard.
Pay machine is located in Lot O in front of the Field House; pay by cell through Parkmobile application)
General Daily (Not available first month first month of each semester) $9.00
Daily Evening General (valid after 4pm) $6.00
Science and Technology Campus Daily Permit Rate $6.00
Weekly Permit Rate (Note 4) $25.00
Monthly Permit Rate (Note 4) $60.00
Permit Replacement - Semester $50.00
Permit Replacement - Payroll Deduction $25.00
Deck Hourly Rate - 1hr (Note 3) $3.00
Deck Hourly Rate - 2hr (Note 3) $6.00
Deck Hourly Rate - 3hr (Note 3) $9.00
Deck Hourly Rate - 4hr (Note 3) $12.00
Deck Hourly Rate - 4 - 24hr (Note 3) $15.00
Deck Weekend Rate (All day) $8.00
Science and Technology Campus Meter Hourly Rate - 1hr
(every hour after the first is $1.00 up to a maximum of $6.00)

*Not available for on-campus residents.

**Available to students and Faculty/Staff who take classes or work at the Arlington Campus.

Note 1: Mopeds, scooters, and bicycles occupying parking space will be categorized as motorcycles for policy application.

Note 2: Price reduced for individuals who purchase a motorcycle permit with a regular permit.

Note 3: Rates repeat after 24 hours. Pricing may vary depending on time, date, and presence of an event. Temporary rate changes will be posted at the entrances to the parking deck.

Note 4: Due to the increased demand in General parking, student Weekly and Monthly permits may only be valid in the Field House Lots (M, O, & P). In the event that the Field House lots are full, overflow parking is available along Rapidan River Road and in the West Campus Parking Lot.

Note 5: Permit listing is not indicative of availability. Availability is subject to change. Please contact Parking Services if you have any questions.