College Connection: GMU and NVCC Students

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The City of Fairfax is pleased to welcome students from its two collegiate neighbors: George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College.

The city is an excellent residence for students: safe neighborhoods and plenty of special events, parks, and city services. Whether you’ve lived here for a while or you’re new to the area, we’re glad you’ve made Fairfax your home.

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If you have any questions, feel free to call 703-385-7800 or e-mail

 Again, welcome to the city!


Fairfax-GMU Relationship

Fairfax City and George Mason University have a robust relationship, and residents are encouraged to stay abreast of news and developments of the city's southern neighbor.

Click here for a link to Mason resources, organizations, boards, and services that help nurture — and grow — the town-gown relationship:

  • Mason/Community Forum
  • An Evening With... Lecture Series
  • Fairfax Campus and Community Advisory Board (FCCAB)