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Corner Pocket

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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.

Summer 2019 Hours of Operation

Tuesday – Friday: 5pm-9pm.
Saturday: 2pm-8pm.
Sunday and Monday: CLOSED

We are open for special request and events outside of our normal operating hours. To make a reservation, please visit 25live.gmu.edu or email us at cornerp@gmu.edu 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.

CHANGES TO RESERVATION PROCESS

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 “Corner Pocket Reservation Policies” from the drop down menu at the top to review our reservation policies and submit your request.

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


corner pocket hourly rates for games

Effective June 1, 2019, the rates for Corner Pocket will be changed to the following:

For General Admissions:

We now have a per person hourly rate of $2.00 for all non-token games. Customers can play as many games they want during the hour. Billiards, Table Tennis, Foosball, Air hockey, Cornhole, Disc Golf, and Video games. Board games are still free to play. Arcade games are one-token or 0.25.

To reserve the spaces (Game Room, Side Pocket, and Patio):

Registered Student Organizations and Mason Departments:

$50.00 per hour during business hours of Noon to 10 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. There is no longer a before and after 6 p.m. rate.
$15.00 per hour for Side Pocket or Patio. There is no longer a flat rate per day.

External Organizations:

  1. $150 per hour during business hours of Noon to 10 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. There is no longer a before and after 6 p.m. rate.
  2. $45.00 per hour for Side Pocket or Patio. There is no longer a flat rate per day.

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
cornerp@gmu.edu

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