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.
Fall 2017 Hours of Operation
Open Daily 11am – 11pm
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.
Corner Pocket Games & Activities
|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||$1 per play|
|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||$200 per hour||$260 per hour||$120 daily||$120 daily|
*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 If no deposit is received within the fourteen days prior to the start of your event, the reservation is no longer valid and will be canceled.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 no early opening and late closing fees for Mason organizations. There are special fees for opening and closing the facilities beyond regular hours of operation for Non-Mason organizations. These Non-Mason organizations will be charged $150 for the 1st 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.
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