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Parking, tailgating and shuttle service for Saturday's football game

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
August 30, 2017

Game Day parking rules are in effect this weekend as the Texas State University football team will kick off its first home game at Bobcat Stadium Saturday, September 2, against the Houston Baptist Huskies at 6 p.m.

Vehicles parked in the Mill Street Lot (P12), Coliseum Lot (P9), Stadium East (P10E) and Stadium West (P10W) lots must relocate their vehicles by 6 p.m. Friday.  Vehicles with permits may park in any non-reserved location on campus.

Game Day Parking

Both free and paid parking is available to the general public on game days. Review the map and the costs and amenities ( to decide the best public parking option for a great game day experience.


Tailgating is available in the Strahan Coliseum parking lot located on the corner of Aquarena Springs Drive and Charles Austin Drive. Only vehicles traveling eastbound on Aquarena Springs Drive will be able to access the lot.

The Strahan Coliseum lot will open at noon. Vehicles are $10 each, only one space may be used per vehicle. Vehicle parking spaces may not be paid for in advance or reserved.

Additional rules and more information about tailgating can be found at the tailgating website at

Shuttle Service

Game day shuttle service will begin at 3 p.m. and run until one hour after the game. Football shuttles from campus will pick up at the LBJ Student Center, San Jacinto Hall (on the southwest corner of the intersection of Woods and Comanche Streets) and at the Edward Gary Parking Garage. The shuttles will drop off on Charles Austin Drive at the baseball stadium. All buses are wheelchair accessible. 

Real time tracking of the Football Shuttle on Game Day may be found at More transportation information can be found at

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,849 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 180,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.

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