on-campus parking

Parking lots will open for tailgating beginning at 2 p.m. Football permit holders may NOT enter their lot prior to 2 p.m. on game day. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

accessing campus

No vehicles will be permitted on campus without a valid game day parking permit.  When entering campus, please have your game day parking permit or university access permit safely displayed and visible through the front windshield of your vehicle and follow the below recommended routing, for both on- and off-campus lots.

  • To access on-campus parking lots adjacent to the stadium: Please use University Boulevard to Stadium Drive, or Adelphi Road to Campus Drive, and then follow staff directions.
  • To access on-campus lots near the Xfinity Center: Please use University Boulevard to Paint Branch Drive.
  • To access Regents Drive Garage and other lots near the Engineering buildings: Please take Baltimore Avenue South to Campus Drive.

Single game permits

Single-game permits purchased in advance of the game are $25. Parking options are available for pre-paid permits. Purchase a permit

Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund Parking

Most Terrapin Club parking lots will be used in the morning for classes. Campus permit holders will be required to vacate these lots at 1 p.m. Terrapin Club members will be sent their normal assigned parking permits by the athletics office. Refer to the instructions on the parking permit for directions to your parking area and visit the  Terrapin Club website for additional information.

ada accessible parking

ADA accessible parking is available via the north entrance of Stadium Drive Garage. You may purchase an online permit for any football lot and display both your online pre-paid permit and your disability license plate or placard. 

Vehicles MUST have a disabled license plate or placard to enter an ADA accessible parking area.  

Requests for additional information regarding disabled parking and paratransit should be sent to 72 hours prior to game day. 

Off-campus Parking

Parking will be available starting at 4 p.m. at several off-campus locations on a first-come, first-served basis. Tailgating is NOT permitted at any of these off-campus locations. View off-campus parking map.

Parking in the city of college park

Parking in most City of College Park residential areas is restricted by permit parking.  Illegally parking in permit-restricted areas will result in fines and possible towing.

FREE Parking Locations

Available starting at 4 p.m. Tailgating is not permitted.


Shuttle-UM Service from Off-Campus Parking
Shuttle-UM bus service between East 1 & 2 lots will begin at 4 p.m. and run continuously until one hour after the end of the game.

Paid parking locations

  • The College Park Metro Station for $15 per vehicle. 

No RV parking is available on campus. It can be arranged off-campus at the Cherry Hill Campsite, located at 9800 Cherry Hill Road, College Park, MD 20740.

Shuttle-UM bus service between East 1 & 2 Lots will begin at 4 p.m. and run continuously until one hour after the end of the game.

Shuttle-UM routes that serve campus and the surrounding community will also run on modified service on September 15.