FAQ

Q: What programs of study are offered at the Science and Technology Campus?

A: Visit the Programs of Study page for a complete list of academic and enrichment programs available at the SciTech Campus.

Q: Is there a shuttle from the Fairfax Campus to the Science and Technology Campus?

A: Yes, Mason Shuttles provide service between the Fairfax and SciTech campuses. Shuttle stops are in front of Colgan Hall, the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, and the Hylton Performing Arts Center. The shuttle also makes a stop at the Manassas Mall. The schedule is available at shuttle.gmu.edu.

Q: Where can I get a Mason photo ID?

A: University Life Office, Colgan Hall, Room 202. Contact 703-993-9779 for hours.

Q: Where can I park at the Science and Technology Campus?

A: Parking is available in the following parking lots: Discovery Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center, King, and Occoquan. 30-minute free visitor parking is available in the Occoquan lot. For longer than 30 minutes, you must pay for a parking pass at Parking Services in Colgan Hall, Room 112 or at the Pay Station in the Occoquan lot. The Freedom Center lot is only for Freedom, Aquatic & Fitness Center members. View the campus map here.

Q: What dining options are available at the Science and Technology Campus?

Randall’s Café in Colgan Hall offers a variety of food options, including Starbucks Proudly Brewed coffee. Retail dining options in Beacon Hall include Subway Café and Mum Mum Thai.

Q: Is there a Lost and Found on campus?

The Information Desk, located in the lobby of Colgan Hall, collects lost and found items. All items are turned over to Mason Police, located in Colgan Hall, Room 222. Contact the Information Desk at 703-993-8350, or Mason Police at 703-993-8370 to request information about a lost item.

Q: Does the Science and Technology Campus have a Registrar’s Office?

A: The SciTech Registrar is located in Colgan Hall, Room 201. Contact 703-993-8375 for hours.

Q: Can I pay tuition at the Science and Technology Campus?

No, there is no Cashiers Office located at the SciTech Campus. However, students may make payments online or visit the Cashiers Office at the Fairfax Campus.

Q: Can I get help with financial aid or transfer admissions at the SciTech Campus?

General information on financial aid and transfer credit evaluations is available at Enrollment Central in the Bull Run Hall Atrium. Hours are Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Q: Is there a recreation facility on the SciTech Campus?

A: Yes, the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center is available for Mason students to use, free of charge, with a valid Mason ID. Paid memberships are available for Mason employees and community members.

Q: Where are the police located on campus?

A: The Mason Police office at the SciTech Campus is located in Colgan Hall, Room 222. Contact 703-993-2810 to reach the Mason Police non-emergency line. In an emergency, dial 911.

Q: Is there a student lounge on campus?

A: Yes, Patriot Zone, the student lounge and game room in Bull Run Hall, Room 122, is open seven days a week during normal building hours. Wind down with a pool table, 60″ flatscreen TV, ping pong table, and four Xbox gaming systems.

Q: How do I reserve space to hold an event on campus?

A: For information on event space at the SciTech Campus, visit the Events Scheduling website. Contact 703-993-8585 with questions.

Q: Is there a Copy Center at Science and Technology Campus?

A: The SciTech Copy Center is located in Bull Run Hall, Room 108. Copy machines are available in the following locations:

  • Mercer Library (Colgan Hall, Room 104)
  • Colgan Hall, Room 218
  • Colgan Hall, 4th floor (near the men’s restroom)
  • Bull Run Hall, Room 250 (Computer Lab)
  • Bull Run Hall, 2nd floor (near elevators)

Q: Is there an ATM on campus?

Yes, an Apple Federal Credit Union ATM is located in Randall’s Café in Colgan Hall. Any questions or concerns regarding transactions with this machine must be reported by the customer to his/her own bank or financial institution. That institution will then verify and communicate any necessary adjustment to the appropriate network.

Visit the Apple Federal Credit Union website for information on products and services available to Mason students, faculty, and staff.

For additional questions about the Science and Technology Campus, call the information line at 703-993-8350.