Directions to the Fairfax Campus
From I-495: Capital Beltway
Take exit 54A, Braddock Road West (Route 620). Follow Braddock Road West for approximately six miles. Take a right onto Nottoway River Lane/Sideburn Road.
From I-66E: Front Royal & Fairfax County Pkwy
From the interstate, take exit 55 for Fairfax County Parkway South (Route 286). Then exit the Parkway at Braddock Road, and turn left onto Braddock Road. Take a left onto Nottoway River Lane/Sideburn Road.
From I-66W: Washington DC & Arlington
Take exit 60 at Route 123 South, Chain Bridge Road. Follow Route 123 through the City of Fairfax, and turn left at University Drive.
Please note that 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. Tolls are also activated during these times.
From I-95: North & South
From points north on I-95, take exit 27 (I-495 West), then follow the directions “From I-495: Capital Beltway.” From points south on I-95, take exit 160B (Route 123 North) at Lake Ridge/Occoquan. Follow Route 123 north for approximately 15 miles to Braddock Road. Cross over Braddock Road and make a right at the first light (University Drive).
From Vienna Metro Station
Take the Orange Line all the way to the end, Vienna station. Exit out the north side of the station. Bear to the left; the Mason to Metro shuttle stop is the last shelter. Take the Mason to Metro shuttle to campus and exit at the Shenandoah Shuttle Stop.
For those who do not hold a Mason parking pass, parking is available for a fee at campus parking decks. The Johnson Center is equally accessible from both the Mason Pond and Shenandoah parking decks. Rates start at $3.00 and increase by $3.00 every hour thereafter (4-hour max). The all-day/over 4-hour parking fee is $15.00. Parking fees are collected by ticket collectors – please keep your parking stub.
Getting to and from the Mason Pond parking deck
From Nottoway River Lane, turn left onto Patriot Circle. Before you pass the pond, make a right onto Mason Pond Drive – you will pass by the Center for the Arts on the right. Turn right into the bottom floor of the parking deck. Exit out the 3rd Floor and head towards the Mason statue. The Johnson Center is directly ahead.
Getting to and from the Shenandoah parking deck
From Nottoway River Lane, bear right to enter Patriot Circle. Pass by the Aquatic Center on the right. Turn left onto Sandy Creek Way. Enter the first parking deck entrance on the left. Exit out the 3rd Floor and proceed across the traffic circle and up the hill. Bear right – the Johnson Center is the large building on the left.