Graduate Students

Graduate Student Housing

Fairfax Campus

For Spring 2022 only, Housing & Residence Life is offering graduate students the opportunity to apply to reside in apartments or townhouses on the Fairfax campus. All graduates students not presently residing with us are eligible to apply. Graduate students who are interested in applying can access the Spring 2022 Housing Application beginning on November 2 in the Housing Portal.

Pricing for housing on the Fairfax campus can be found here.


Beacon Hall

Beacon Hall is located on the Science and Technology Campus

Beacon Hall offers graduate and doctoral students a selection of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bed/two bath apartments. Each is fully furnished with full kitchens with a dishwasher, as well as individual washers and dryers. Rates include all utilities, cable TV, local telephone service and Internet. 

For questions regarding graduate housing at Beacon Hall, please email

The on-campus location provides a convenient walk to class on the Science and Technology Campus in Prince William and access to all campus facilities, including the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center. Students who have classes on the Fairfax Campus can get there on a free shuttle, available for all Mason students. The closest shuttle stop is located across the street from Beacon Hall at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

Housing in Beacon Hall is available for students 21 and older, on a case by case basis. You must already be fully admitted/accepted to a Mason masters or doctoral program to get a Mason email adress and G number, which are required to complete the application. Access the application through StarRez.

If you've started an application , or think you might already be registered in the Mason Housing database, log into StarRez with your Mason NetID and password to review your information.

Pricing Information

The table below reflects the approved rates for academic year 2021-2022. Rates for Beacon Hall are from August through June. The agreement is for a full academic year. Payments will be split in half for each semester. All bedrooms are single occupancy.


Room Description Semester Rate/Bed Annual Rate/Bed
Studio $6,405.00 $12,810.00
One Bedroom $8,400.00 $16,800.00
Two Bedroom (per person) $4,885.00 $9,770.00



Beacon Hall residents must renew their assignments in March to stay in their current locations for the following year. We accept applications on a rolling basis, and accommodate students as space becomes available. Once your application has been completed and your $300 deposit is paid, you can login to StarRez to view your housing assignment and roommate information (if applicable). The Housing Appliccation will be made available to new students in early April. Renew through StarRez. For more information, call 703-993-2720​ or email