From Highway 101:
Take the De La Cruz Blvd./Santa Clara exit. Stay in the right lane to follow De La Cruz Blvd. toward El Camino Real. When De La Cruz splits, stay right over the overpass. Turn right onto Lafayette St., then right onto El Camino Real. The main University entrance will be on the right.
Take the exit to The Alameda north, which becomes El Camino Real. The main University entrance will be on the left.
Take the exit to The Alameda, turning left off of the exit. The main University entrance will be on the left.
Car parking costs $20.00 USD in lots 1, 2, and 3; $15.00 USD in lot 4; and $10.00 USD in lot 5. Bus, limo, and RV parking is $30.00 USD, with drop-off at the Cal-train station and parking in lot 5. All parking is cash only, and all lots open 3 hours before a game. Season ticket holder parking is located in lots 1, 2, and 4. No in-and-out parking, and no overnight parking. Handicapped parking is available in all lots (first-come, first-served).
There are ATMs on the north and south ends of the stadium, near the concessions.
As a supporter of the San Jose Earthquakes, you'll have access to the following benefits:
Sorry, hard containers, coolers, or bags larger than 16"x16" inches aren't allowed. Bags may be visually searched by security. Security may be ramped up for certain events, which may mean more thorough searches or pat-downs.
Professional photography, cameras, and equipment like tripods aren't allowed. Personal photography is fine as long as you don't stand in aisles or block the views of others. Audio and video recording aren't allowed.
Kids under 2 don't need a ticket. Kids over 2 need a full-price ticket.
In order to make sure everyone has a safe and fun time, please follow these guidelines.
There are 2 stores for merchandise, one on the north end and one on the south end of the stadium.
There are first aid stations on the north and south ends of the field. In case of an emergency, contact guest services for help. Sorry, there aren't any Automatic External Defibrillators on the premises.
You may bring in one clear, plastic, sealed bottle of water. No other outside food or drink are allowed. Buck Shaw Stadium may make special exceptions with prior approval for small children or people with food allergies. For more information, please contact the fan relations department at 408.556.7700.
All gates open 2 hours before a game.
Guest services is inside Gate A on the north end of the stadium.
Lost items are taken to guest services until the end of a game. After the game, they're taken to the San Jose Earthquake offices:
451 El Camino Real, Suite 220
Santa Clara, CA 95050
The following are not allowed:
Re-entry isn't allowed, except in the case of an emergency. (Contact a gate supervisor for help.)
Seating capacity is 10,525.
Sorry, smoking isn't allowed at Santa Clara University and Buck Shaw Stadium. Violators will be asked to leave.
Lot 4 is designated for tailgating.
Will call opens at least 2 hours before a game, and is located outside Gate A. You'll have to present a photo ID in order to pick up your tickets.