Arlington Campus Directions

Metro

Take the Orange Line to the Virginia Square/GMU metro stop. Exit the station and make a 180 degree turn, so you will be facing Fairfax Drive. Cross the street, turn right and walk toward the FDIC Building which will be on your left side. The Schar School of Policy and Government is located after the FDIC Building on the left.

By using the Metro Trip Planner provided by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at www.wmata.com, you will learn your travel options as well as estimated departure and arrival times.

Metroline Map

 

Metroline Map

 

Bus and Alternative Options

Additional transportation information, including Metrobus and Arlington Rapid Transit (ART), is located at the Mason Transportation Department’s website.

Driving Directions

3351 Fairfax Drive, MS 3B1
Arlington, VA 22201

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From Washington, D.C. – Cross over the Roosevelt Bridge; follow signs to the George Washington Parkway North. Once on the parkway, exit at Spout Run (left exit). Cross Route 29 (Lee Highway). Spout Run becomes Kirkwood Road. Cross Washington Boulevard. The Arlington Campus is on the right at Fairfax Drive.

From I-66 Heading West – Exit I-66 at Glebe Road/Fairfax Drive (exit 71). Turn left onto Washington Boulevard. Shortly after you pass the Giant Supermarket, turn right onto Kirkwood Road. The Arlington Campus is on the right at Fairfax Drive. [Note: All eastbound lanes of I-66 inside the Beltway are restricted to HOV-2 from 6:30am to 9:00am and all westbound lanes of I-66 inside the Beltway are restricted to HOV-2 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm].

From I-66 Heading East – Exit I-66 at Glebe Road/Fairfax Drive (exit 71). The exit ramp becomes Fairfax Drive. After traveling one mile on Fairfax Drive, you will see the Arlington campus on the LEFT. The Schar School of Policy and Government is located in newly constructed Van Metre Hall (glass and silver/green exterior) in between the red brick building and the Law School (the white round building on the corner). [Note: All eastbound lanes of I-66 inside the Beltway are restricted to HOV-2 from 6:30am to 9:00am and all westbound lanes of I-66 inside the Beltway are restricted to HOV-2 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm].

From I-395 North – Exit I-395 at Glebe Road North. Continue on Glebe Road, passing Ballston Common Mall on the right. Cross over Wilson Boulevard, then turn right onto Fairfax Drive. After traveling one mile on Fairfax Drive, you will see the Arlington campus on the LEFT. The Schar School of Policy and Government is located in newly constructed Van Metre Hall (glass and silver/green exterior) in between the red brick building and the Law School (the white round building on the corner).

From I-395 South – Take Exit 8/Washington Boulevard toward Clarendon and continue on Washington Boulevard, crossing 10th Street and Wilson Boulevard.Turn left at the light onto Kirkwood Road. The Arlington Campus is on the right at Fairfax Drive.

From Fairfax and Points West, via Route 50 – Go east on Route 50 (Fairfax Blvd./Arlington Blvd.). Exit at Glebe Road, and turn left on Glebe. Turn right on Fairfax Drive. After traveling one mile on Fairfax Drive, you will see the Arlington campus on the LEFT. The Schar School of Policy and Government is located in newly constructed Van Metre Hall (glass and silver/green exterior) in between the red brick building and the Law School (the white round building on the corner).

Parking in the GMU Foundation Garage is Limited to Decal Holders. For more information on parking, visit the Arlington Campus Parking page.