Corner Pocket


 A student trying to make the perfect shot in pool

Nour Nadri aiming for the perfect shot.

The Corner Pocket enhances student well-being by providing a social hub where students come to relax, study, and engage with peers, faculty, and staff. Corner Pocket engages student organizations and on-and off-campus partners to host various students and staff-related events. The Corner Pocket strives to provide comfortable social spaces, promote high-energy friendly competition, demonstrate superior customer service, and provide creative programs and event support.

Corner Pocket is a place where the Mason community can gather to relax and have fun together. Challenge your roommate to a foosball game, play your favorite video game with your professor, or bring a date to play pool. Corner Pocket has something for everyone.


Spring 2019 Hours of Operation

Open every day 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

We are open for special request and events outside of our normal operating hours. To make a reservation, please visit or email us at for more information.

The Corner Pocket closes during academic breaks and may be closed to the general public during certain reserved events. Your organization can also reserve the Corner Pocket for your next event or gathering.


As of February 1, 2017, Mason departments and student organizations will request Corner Pocket reservations directly through the 25Live reservation system, and will no longer use the reservation form provided on this site.

All other users, including individuals and external organizations, should still use the reservation form provided on this site to submit their booking requests until further notice.

Please select the “Reserve the Corner Pocket” button below to review our reservation policies and submit your request.

Feel free to contact the Corner Pocket at (703)-993-9785 or with any questions regarding the reservation process.





Corner Pocket Games & Activities

Game/Activity Price
Billiards $5 per hour
Table Tennis $5 per hour
Foosball $3 per hour
Air Hockey $3 per hour
Corn hole $3 per hour
Volleyball $5 per hour
Disc golf $5 per hour
Arcade Games $ .25 per play
Board Games Free
Playing Cards Free
Chess Free
Video Games $3 per hour

Note: Players are charged in 15-minute increments.

Corner Pocket Rental Rates For Events

Organization Type Before 6PM 6PM – Closing Side Pocket Patio
Mason Student Organizations and Departments $50 per hour $65 per hour $30 daily* $30 daily*
Mason Affiliates $100 per hour $130 per hour $60 daily $60 daily
External Organizations $150 per hour $150 per hour $45 per hour $45 per hour

*Note: Mason Departments and Student Organizations can reserve the Side Pocket and/or the Patio free of charge if no additional setup is required.

Reservation Deposit: External organizations or Mason Affiliates booking the Corner Pocket for an event are required to pay a non-refundable deposit. A reservation deposit in the amount 25% of the total rental invoice due fourteen business days prior to the start of your event. On the day of your event, the final amount on your invoice is due prior to the start of your event. If no deposit is received within the fourteen days prior to the start of your event, the reservation is no longer valid and will be canceled.

Early Opening & Late Closing Fees

All early openings and late closings require special approval. There are special fees for opening and closing the facilities/venues beyond regular hours of operation for organizations. Organizations will be charged $150 for the 1st hour (or partial hour) and $30 for each additional half hour or increment thereof for any scheduled early opening and late closing.

To review the Corner Pocket reservation policies and submit a request, click here.
Why groups pay for use of the Side Pocket and Patio

Contact Us

(703) 993-9785

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