Select parking lots open at 7:00 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. Central time Friday before all home games and all others open at 7:00 a.m. on the day of each home game.
Season ticket guests with access to priority parking lots must pay for game-day parking when making their 2011 season ticket purchase; no financial transactions take place at the entrance to priority parking lots on game days. Only individuals with appropriate parking placards may enter reserved lots managed by UI. Priority parking placards do not guarantee parking in a specific lot but are required for entry into lots adjacent to or near Kinnick Stadium.
Parking for guests with disabilities is available in Hospital Ramp 2. There's very limited space in the surface lot directly north or west of Kinnick Stadium.
The Hawkeye Express is just a 10-minute ride from parking areas off I-80 near Coral Ridge Mall in nearby Coralville to Kinnick Stadium. Service begins 3 hours before kickoff. Service resumes at the start of the fourth quarter and continues until 1.5 hours after the game.
Tickets for the Hawkeye Express are available at the UI Athletic Ticket Office at the west entrance of Carver-Hawkeye Arena, or on game-day upon arrival at the Hawkeye Express depot. Fans can also trade one pre-paid parking pass for two Hawkeye Express tickets.
The Hawkeye Express is not wheelchair accessible. Guests with disabilities may use the spaces in Hospital Ramp #2 and limited space in the lot directly north of Kinnick Stadium.
For more information call 319.335.9431 or 1.800.IA.HAWKS.
Several lots offer free parking and free shuttles to the game. The Hancher Auditorium parking lot shuttle picks up in front of Clapp Hall and drops off at the bus loop on Newton Road. The Hawkeye Commuter parking lot offers free parking and shuttle pick up at the shelter house in the lot and drop off at the bus stop on Elliott Drive east of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The UI Athletics Hall of Fame Parking Lot offers free parking and shuttle pick up at the parking lot and drop off at the bus stop on Elliott Drive east of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. All service begins 2 hours before kickoff.
ATMs are in the west concourse near Gate G, the north concourse near Gate I, and in the center of the south grandstand concourse near Gate A.
Radios and cameras are allowed, but be discreet in the use of radios.
The following behavior is prohibited:
Concession stands are located throughout Kinnick Stadium.
Individuals with disabilities may send a note with the ticket application when ordering event tickets for special seating needs. Those in need of wheelchair seating should call 319.335.9327.
Game programs are sold at numerous locations outside the stadium. Novelty items are available at Iowa Hawk Shop locations at stands in the four corners and Section 111 in the south grandstand concourse, or at portable stands in various locations outside.
Medical services are available at all home football games. The first aid station is located in the south grandstand concourse near section 212. Paramedic teams are also in the middle of the four grandstands. Guests with health problems or who anticipate special needs should call 319.335.9247.
Lost and found is at the patron services area in the south concourse near Section 213. Guests can also claim lost items by calling 319.335.9410 or inquire in person at the UI Athletics Department Facility Manager's Office, 111 Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, IA 52242-1020.
The following items are prohibited:
Re-entry is prohibited.
Specially-equipped rest rooms for persons with disabilities are in the northwest corner of the north grandstand and in the south grandstand concourse near sections 215 and 218. Before doors open, persons with disabilities can utilize the handicap accessible rest rooms through Gates H, I, M and B.
Smoking is prohibited.
Tailgating is permitted on football game days only. Beer and wine are allowed but state law prohibits hard liquor consumption, or possession of an opened bottle. Beer trucks, kegs, open bars and people in possession of exorbitant amounts of alcohol will not be permitted in any UI parking area including parking ramps. Violators must leave University property immediately.
Anyone in possession of an open container while walking/driving to University property on the public sidewalks and roads will be issued a citation and the beverage will be confiscated. Persons who appear intoxicated will be refused entry into the stadium and are subject to arrest. Persons possessing or drinking alcohol in unapproved areas of the stadium will be ejected without refund and are subject to arrest. Alcohol in unapproved areas will be confiscated. The University reserves the right to search patrons for alcoholic beverages.
For games starting at 11:00 a.m. Central time, consumption of alcoholic beverages must end 2 hours after the game. All tailgating activities in University owned parking lots and ramps must end 3 hours after an 11:00 a.m. game. Consumption of alcoholic beverages must end 1 hour after the game and all tailgating activities in University owned parking lots and ramps must end 2 hours following afternoon games.
Post-game tailgating is prohibited for evening games (6:00 p.m. or later). During the final hour of the post-game tailgating, fans will be asked to pack up tents, tables, chairs, grills, etc. and begin exiting from University parking lots and ramps. Post-game alcohol and tailgate compliance is enforced by UI officials. The exception to this policy is that RV owners may spend the night, however, tailgating activities are not permitted past the designated time.
Inflatables such as balloons and blimps may not be flown or tethered from vehicles.
Live bands are prohibited.
Caterers must have proper parking permits to enter reserved UI parking lots.
Guests must secure tailgate items prior to entering the stadium, including locking food, beverages and valuables out of sight; extinguishing all fires or flames; unplugging all electrical outlets; securing barbeque pits, chairs, and ice chests; and storing alcoholic beverages in locked containers.
Tents, tarps or canopies are prohibited if they impede foot or vehicular traffic or extend into additional parking space. Violators must dismantle the tent, tarp, or canopy.
UI Athletics Ticket Office:
The office is open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Central time, extended during select athletic events. Sales windows are open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., extended during select athletic events for walk-up sales only.
UI Athletics Ticket Office
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1020
1-800 IA-HAWKS 1.800.424.2957
Group Sales: 319.384.4299
General will call is on the southeast side of the stadium, media will call is at Gate I and the visiting team pass gate is at Gate L.