Visit our CVPA Schools

Join us on campus!

Take the opportunity to come to George Mason University and see the spaces where you'll be performing, practicing and perfecting your craft. 

Please visit the main George Mason website for the most up-to-date information about visiting the  campus.

CVPA Spotlight Day

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Spotlight Days will give you the opportunity to celebrate your admission to the university, connect with current CVPA students and faculty, learn about university life resources, and get guidance on your next steps to officially become a George Mason Patriot. Space is limited, so register today for the CVPA Spotlight Day!

Virtual Experience and Campus Tour

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, a new virtual experience and campus tour is available to learn more about George Mason.

Visit individual CVPA Schools and Programs

School of Art

Are you curious about the School of Art, Arts and Visual Technology Major?

Join us for virtual Q&As

Would you like to explore how our Art and Visual Technology majors learn design and production skills that will enable them to thrive in a competitive world? Please join us for our virtual Q&A sessions where you will be able to meet with our undergraduate advisors to discuss how the School of Art can help shape your career.

These Q&A sessions will allow prospective students to ask questions about the Art and Visual Technology Major and any other pressing concerns or questions they may have. To join please contact Mary Liles.

If you have questions about the School of Art, our staff and faculty are available to answer your questions. Call the front office at 703-993-8898 or email School of Art to set up a virtual appointment.

In the meantime, please enjoy a video from the School of Art:

Visit School of Art website.

Join us for a virtual look around the inside of the Art and Design building (first video) and watch students at work (second video).


School of Dance

If you would like to speak to a staff or faculty member, please email the School of Dance or call 703-993-1114.

Schedule your Audition

Please check the School of Dance audition page for the latest information.

Visiting us is an important step in your college search process. Please email us or call 703-993-1114 to schedule an in-person tour (as of Fall 2021). In the meantime, we invite you to join us for a tour of our beautiful and spacious performance studios, theaters, and athletic training clinic in the video we have created below.

Take a virtual tour of the School of Dance facilities with two of our dancers, Isaiah and Lauren.

Computer Game Design

Please e-mail Mary Bean or call her on 703-993-5734 for more information about the Computer Game Design Program.

Visit the Game Design Website to learn about our program, opportunities for our students.

Game Design Lab
Students use state-of-the-art technology to create their own games from day one in the Computer Game Design program.


Film and Video Studies

Watch the virtual Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason. It’s a series of online conversations and Q&As with filmmakers and hosted by our Film at Mason faculty members.

Schedule a tour and attend an information session.

Visit the Film at Mason Website.

Email Film at Mason.

Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

School of Theater

If you have questions about the School of Theater, our staff and faculty are available to answer your questions. Call the front office at 703-993-1120 or email School of Theater to set up a virtual appointment.

Visit the School of Theater website.

Arts Management

If you have questions about the Arts Management program, our staff and faculty are available to answer your questions. Call the front office at 703-993-1120 or email Arts Management to set up a virtual appointment.

Learn about Information Sessions.

Visit the Arts Management website.


Find all parking maps

*Note: The most convenient place to park will be the Mason Pond Parking Deck. If you do park here, CVPA Admissions can provide parking validation for you (one ticket per registered prospective student; passes will be distributed at the end of the Admissions Info Session only). 

On-Campus Dining Options

George Mason has a variety of food options on campus. If you're making a day of it, we encourage you to see what George Mason has available and stick around for lunch! 

Dining Options Info and Map
Dining Hours of Operation