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Parking & Traffic for Annual Campus Events


Guests attending Commencement in Rudder may pay to park in University Center Garage according to the Hourly Visitor rates.

Guests attending Commencement in Reed Arena should park in lot 100 around Reed Arena or in the over 2,500 FREE spaces available in West Campus Garage.

Lots 61, 74, 100 a-f, j and m will be open for Commencement.  Lot 102 is reserved for Disabled parking and 100 g is reserved for special guests.

Graduation Parking & Traffic Map
After Ceremony Traffic

General graduation information


High School Graduation Parking

Parking for high school graduation ceremonies will be available for $5 or free with a valid Texas A&M University parking permit.

High School Graduation Parking Map
After Ceremony Traffic

Pre-purchase parking pass

Ring Day

Event parking will be available in West Campus Garage at the Hourly Visitor rates. Express shuttles will run Friday from 8:30 am – 9:45 pm from West Campus Garage to Lot 48.

Limited disabled parking spaces are available in the circle drive along Houston Street.

Ring Day Shuttle Map
Ring Day website

Silver Taps

Parking for Silver Taps is free in University Center Garage from 9pm to 2am. Family parking is on the Houston St side of the 1st floor of the garage in the bay area.

In case of inclement weather, Silver Taps will take place at Sbisa with free parking from 9pm to 2am in Northside Garage. Should the visitor level fill, access will be allowed to the upper levels. Please park above the 3rd floor.

Silver Taps Website

Fall Events

First Yell

First Yell

Parking for First Yell is $5 or any valid TAMU permit in lots 100a-c, f-g, 61, 97, 95 and 100j. Disabled parking is available in lot 102. No overnight parking is allowed and no drop off for Saturday tailgates will be permitted.

First Yell Parking Map

First Yell Website

Yell Leaders website

Midnight Yell

Midnight Yell

Permit holders should park according to the Night Parking rules. Parking in West Campus Garage beginning at 10pm the night before home football games is restricted to WCG and WCR permits only. Visitor parking is available for an hourly fee in the Visitor Parking areas.

Yell Leaders website

National Night Out

The annual National Night Out event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7 from 6-8pm at Hullabaloo Hall. Permit holders may park in lot 61 and hourly visitor parking is available in Northside Garage.

Parking Map
National Night Out Website

Undergraduate Convocation

The Undergraduate Convocation will occur at Reed Arena from 2-3 pm. Parking is available in lots 61, 97, 100a-f & j with disabled parking in lot 102.

Parking and Traffic Entrance Map
Traffic Exit Map

Undergraduate Convocation website

Spring Events

Aggieland Saturday

Aggieland Saturday guests may park free of charge in the following lots:


Lot Near
Lot 50 Engineering
Lot 48 Rudder Auditorium
Lot 36 Vet School


Permits are not required on Saturdays and spaces may be available in other lots; however, visitors may NOT park in reserved/restricted spaces which include Reserved Numbered, University Business, Service, Timed, Loading Spaces, and Residence Hall lots 30 and 40, which are 24 hour reserved. No end of row or curb parking allowed.

Buses should park in Lot 74 on west campus near Rosenthal Meat Science Center.

There are also paid visitor parking areas if guests would prefer those facilities.

Aggieland Saturday Map
Aggieland Saturday Main Site

Big Event

Big Event guests may park in the following lots:


Lot Near
Fan Field George Bush Library
Lot 110, 113 TTI
Lot 109 CENTEQ
Big Event Kickoff Map
Big Event Website

Muster April 21

To avoid congestion, access the Reed Arena area via Stotzer and Research Parkway/Discovery to Kimbrough, Stotzer and Olsen or Wellborn and Kimbrough.

Muster Parking Map
Muster Traffic Map
Muster Website

Parents' Weekend

Parents’ Weekend Parking – April 17 - 19

Visitor parking is available in West Campus Garage and University Center Garage* according to the Hourly Visitor rates. *NOTE: University Center Garage fills early in the day so visitors are encouraged to park in West Campus Garage and use the Pedestrian Passageway to cross under Wellborn Road.

On Friday, Express shuttles will run Friday from 8:30 am – 9:45 pm from West Campus Garage to Lot 48.

On Saturday, additional parking will be available according to the Parents' Weekend Parking Map.

Saturday Parents' Weekend Parking Map
Parents' Weekend Website

Summer Events

July 4th I Love America

The I Love America Celebration will take place at the Bush Library. Shuttles will run from 4:30 to 9:15pm and resume 10 minutes after the fireworks display. The bus will pick up at West Campus Garage (WCG), Lot 97 and on Penberthy across from Lot 100e. Free parking will be available in 100a-b, e-g, 61, 74, 97, 102 and WCG with disabled parking available in 41, 43 and 111. Please review the maps below for road closures, shuttle information and parking areas.

Transportation Services invites the public to watch the I Love America Celebration fireworks from atop West Campus Garage. There is no charge to park in the garage for the July 4th events. The top of the garage will be blocked to vehicles, allowing spectators to set up lawn chairs to view the fireworks. Parking will be allowed on all other levels. Visitors may bring coolers but no alcohol, barbecues, cooking, fires, glass containers or sitting on walls will be allowed. Visitors are encouraged to bring plenty of drinking water. For the safety of all attendees, no bicycles, skateboards, scooters, etc will be allowed.

Parking & Shuttle Map
Post Event Traffic Map