Rules and Lots

Football tailgating rules

  • Tailgating is permitted from four hours prior to kickoff to the start of the game and for one hour after the game.
  • Tailgating is not permitted during the game or at half time.
  • No glass containers.
  • No couches or upholstered furniture.
  • No kegs, half barrels, pony kegs or other common alcohol containers.
  • No oversized trucks or buses.
  • One space per vehicle.
  • Stand-alone tents must be behind vehicle and cannot impede traffic flow.
  • RVs may be required to purchases multiple parking spaces in designated area.
  • Large, pull-behind grills are not permitted.
  • Service animals are the only animals permitted in tailgate area.
  • External sound systems require prior approval of athletic department.
  • Drinking games and use of devices to accelerate consumption are prohibited.
  • Behavior that is disruptive, endangers others or increases chances of injury is prohibited.
  • Violators will be removed, may face criminal prosecution or student code disciplinary action.
  • Tailgaters are expected to clean up after themselves and guests using receptacles provided.

Tailgate lots

West Campus

  • Lot 13—Student Rec. Center (Western Avenue).
  • Lot 33—Miller Auditorium parking (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 34—Miller Auditorium parking (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 35—Miller Auditorium parking ramp (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 63—Lawson Ice Arena (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 64—Lawson Ice Arena (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 70—Lawson Ice Arena (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 75—Lawson Ice Arena (shuttle bus service to stadium).
  • Lot 80—Parking ramp (Michigan Avenue across from Rec Center).
  • Lot 92—Miller Auditorium parking (shuttle bus service to stadium).

East Campus

  • Lot 1—Walwood and Heritage halls (Oakland Drive at Oliver Street).
  • Lot 102—Ebert Field (Oliver Street and Stadium Drive).

Oakland Drive Campus

  • Lot 88—Stryker School of Med area (Oakland Drive south of Oliver Street).
  • Lot 103—College of Health and Human Services area.
  • Lot 104—College of Health and Human Services area.
  • Lot 105—Designated student lot—Health and Human Services area (Oakland Drive south of Stryker School of Med).