Parking and Traffic Alert for Fairfax Campus: Oct. 13–15


On Thursday, October 13, a concert at EagleBank Arena will lead to increased traffic on and around campus and affect on-campus parking. About 6,000 attendees are expected. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert.  

During arena events, drivers should allow additional travel time to and from campus and avoid the southern end of campus near EagleBank Arena and Braddock Road.  

To avoid arena parking and traffic impacts, consider parking in Rappahannock Deck on the north end of campus and utilize University Drive and Roberts Road to access and leave campus.  

Please also consider using Campus Drive if that option is available to you. Extra time should be allowed if using Mason Shuttles. 

Shenandoah Deck Levels 4 and 5 will be open to both overflow general permit and event parking beginning at 4 p.m. Vehicles should enter the garage at the Level 3 permit entrance. Anyone parking in the Level 1 gated visitor area will be required to pay the posted parking fee to exit.  

The concert is scheduled to end at 10:30 p.m. All overflow event and permit parking in the Shenandoah Deck should exit by 11 p.m.

  • On Friday, October 14, Mason Madness, the kick-off to the basketball season, will be held at EagleBank Arena, with the season’s first tailgate in Lot L. The lot will close at 11 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, after the arena concert. For details go to
  • Lot L will remain closed for the Family Weekend Festival on Saturday, October 15. The lot will re-open on Sunday, October 16. For information, go to

For more information about events at EagleBank Arena, go to

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