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Reed Arena Commencement

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, 100 a–c & e–f, j and m will be open for Commencement. Lot 102 is reserved for Disabled parking and 100 g is reserved for special guests.

Valet parking for Reed Arena will be available in Lot 100a for $12 per car CASH ONLY. Access Lot 100a via John Kimbrough from either Discovery Rd. or Wellborn Rd.

  Reed Arena Parking Map  After Ceremony Traffic

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.

 Parking Map  After Ceremony Traffic

  Pre-purchase parking

Silver Taps

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, please contact Student Assistant Services at 979.845.3113 for additional ceremony information, and check the Traditions Council Facebook and MaroonLink pages for the most up-to-date information regarding the Silver Taps ceremony.

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Parking for season OPAS events is included in the ticket price for University Center Garage. For special OPAS events, guests may park in University Center Garage at the hourly visitor rate. For directions and more information, visit MSC OPAS

 Main Site

Ring Day

Ring Day

Pre-pay Ring Day parking is available for purchase in West Campus Garage.

 Pre-pay now

Houston St. will be closed to public traffic on Ring Day beginning at 10:00am in an effort to maintain the safety of all pedestrians.


Event parking will be available all day Friday, Nov. 2 in the locations listed below.

Guests with accessibility needs are encouraged to park in West Campus Garage and ride the ADA compliant Ring Day shuttle which picks up/drops off approximately 110 yards from the Alumni Center's accessible entrance (see section below for details).


Shuttles will run 9:30am–7:30pm Friday, Nov. 2 from West Campus Garage to Lot 48

 Shuttle map  Main Site

Fall Events

Midnight Yell

Midnight Yell

Midnight Yell attendees may park in most surface lots. Lots 30, 40 and 122 are 24 hour reserved and unavailable for this event. The closest available lots to Kyle Field are 48, 61, 62, 100a-c, 102 and 104.

No overnight parking is permitted. No vehicles will be permitted into Cain Garage, University Center Garage or West Campus Garage after 10pm the night before home football games.

There is no bus service for Midnight Yell. Consider alternative options, such as grabbing a bike through or bike share program.

 Parking map  Yell Leaders Website

President's Picnic logo

President's Backyard Picnic

The President's Backyard Picnic will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 11:00am–1:00pm on the East Quad, Located Behind the Jack K. Williams Administration Building.

We encourage anyone planning to attend to walk or checkout a bike through our bike share program.

Bus routes 01 (Bonfire) and 04 (Gig ’Em) will service the area during the event.

If you are planning to drive, please consider carpooling. Attendees may park in Lot 50 on Polo Rd. and in Central Campus Garage (CCG). Check online real-time availability before driving to CCG as it may fill up.

National Night Out

National Night Out

The annual National Night Out event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6pm to 8pm at the Commons, Hullabaloo, and White Creek Community Center. Parking is available in the following locations:

 Parking Map  Main Site

Spring Events

Aggieland Saturday

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.

 Map  Main Site

Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week

President’s Meritorious Service Awards

Monday, April 23 | MSC Bethancourt Ballroom

  • Hourly parking available in Cain Garage, UCG and WCG
  • Business permits are also valid in each of those facilities

 Parking Map  Bus Routes  Main Site

Staff Development Day

Tuesday, April 24 | MSC, Room 2406

  • Hourly parking available in Cain Garage, UCG and WCG
  • Business permits are also valid in each of those facilities

 Parking Map  Bus Routes  Main Site

Maroon & White Walk and Fitness Friday

Friday, April 27 | The Rec

  • Hourly parking available in WCG
  • Parking available in Lots 100a-c, 100e-g or 100j with any valid parking permit

 Parking Map  Bus Routes Map  Main Site

Big Event

Big Event

Big Event participants may park in the following lots:


Lot Near
100a–c, 100e–g Reed Arena
100d Mitchell Tennis Center
100j Olsen Field
74 & 97 AgriLife

John Kimbrough will be closed at Wellborn Rd. Lots can be access via George Bush Dr to Olsen Blvd or Penberthy Blvd or via Stozer Pkwy to Olsen Blvd or Discovery Dr.

 Pre-Kickoff Parking Map  Post-Kickoff Traffic Map  Tool Bring Back Map  Main Site

Family Weekend

Family Weekend/Maroon & White Game

Pre-pay Family Weekend and Maroon & White game parking is available for purchase in Cain Garage, West Campus Garage and at Reed Arena.

 Pre-pay now

Visitor parking for Saturday, April 14 for both Family Weekend and the Maroon & White football game is available in the following locations:

*NOTE: University Center Garage (UCG) fills early in the day, so visitors are encouraged to park in Cain Garage or to park in West Campus Garage and use the Pedestrian Passageway to cross under Wellborn Road.

Traffic delay for Aggie Band at 3 p.m.

The Aggie Band Steps off The Quad at 3 p.m. on Saturday for the Maroon and White football game. Vehicle traffic and bus routes travelling through the trigon may be delayed by 10 minutes in the surrounding area. Affected weekend bus routes include W0104, 12, 22, 26, 27, 31, 34, 36. Entrance to UCG will also be delayed.

 Map  Main Site

Muster April 21


Muster parking will be open Saturday, April 21 from 5:00pm to midnight. Parking is FREE for all lots highlighted in the map below, including West Campus Garage. Road closures will begin at 5:30pm.

Muster proceedings will not be affected by the internment for Barbara Bush.

  To avoid congestion, access the Reed Arena area via one of the following routes:
  • Raymond Stotzer Pkwy to Discovery Dr to Kimbrough Blvd
  • Raymond Stotzer Pkwy to Olsen Blvd
  • George Bush Dr to Penberthy Blvd

  Expect delays along the following routes:
  • George Bush Dr to Olsen Blvd
  • Wellborn Rd to Kimbrough Blvd

Muster Parking Map

Muster Parking Map

 Parking Map  Post-Muster Traffic Map  Main Site

Summer Events

New Student Conference

New Student Conference

New Student Conference parking permits are available beginning May 1.

NSC Parking & Info  

New Student Conference

4-H Roundup

The 2018 4-H Roundup will be held on campus from June 11–15.

4H Parking & Info   Pre-purchase Parking   Event Website  

July 4th

July 4th I Love America

The I Love America Celebration will take place at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Free parking will be available at Fan Field with disabled parking in Lot 41 in front of the museum entrance. Please review the maps below for road closures and parking areas.

The museum will be open from 9:30am to 8:00pm with free admission for everyone all day. Live entertainment, concessions and games for children begin at 5:30pm. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display and concert by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. Come early and bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Please, no pets or glass containers. For more information visit bush41.org/events.

 Parking Map  Post Event Traffic Map  Main Site