Events Scheduling

Founders Hall at Arlington Campus. Photo by Creative Services/George Mason University

Arlington Events Management
Founders Hall, Suite 220

Event facilities at the Arlington Campus are distinct from any other conference center you may consider. From onsite computer labs and classrooms to a gala evening for 500+ guests, Founders Hall and the Events Management team have the right mix of staff, equipment, space, and catering services to meet your event needs.

Founders Hall welcomes academic departments, government agencies, businesses, community, and non-profit organizations to host events at this spacious, modern facility. The facility includes:

  • Over 100,000 square feet of available space
  • 5,000 square-foot ballroom
  • 300-seat auditorium
  • Breakout rooms and classrooms for smaller groups

Rooms are equipped with the most up-to-date technologies necessary to successfully facilitate your event. Our continuous attention to detail and customer service will ensure your attendees enjoy high-quality service and accommodations.

Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room












View the Photo Gallery of Founders Hall events spaces.

For important forms and information, refer to the links below:

General Information: All groups hosting an event in Founders Hall should refer to this page.

Mason Internal Space Request: Links to Mason’s 25Live portal. Mason users may request space, reference the event calendar, or find out if a space is available on a particular date.

Space Request Form (non-Mason): Use this form if you are a non-Mason, external client and would like to reserve space on George Mason University’s Arlington Campus for an upcoming event. If your organization serves the Arlington community and you would like your event to be considered under the Arlington Affiliate User program*, please make a note of this under “Event Description” and submit your form. 

*The Arlington Affiliate User program is offered through an agreement between Arlington County – administered by Arlington Economic Development (AED) – and George Mason University (Mason). To be considered for affiliate status for an event, not-for-profit, governmental, or other civic groups who serve the greater Arlington community must apply using the following form. You may not cancel an existing reservation and re-book under the Arlington Affiliate Program.

Event Checklist: Use this form if you are an internal (Mason-affiliated) client and have received confirmation from Events Management that your event has been booked.

Space Capacities List: View information about event spaces in Founders Hall.

Room Rates: Listing of rental rates for event spaces in Founders Hall.

Sponsorship Request Form: Use this form if you are a Mason academic department working in partnership or sponsoring an external organization for an event.

Police Request Form: Use this form if you are in need of Police presence at your event. Note: Events with alcohol are required to have police present.

Map of Founders Hall parking: Paid visitor parking is available in the Founders Hall Garage.

Approved Caterers List: View the Sodexo website/menu (in-house caterer).

Nearby Hotels: This is a reference for groups with events that last multiple days or include out-of-town participants/attendees.

Nearby Restaurants: There is a wide range of restaurants within walking distance of our space. Check here to find some of the more popular choices.