Parking & Traffic for Annual Campus Events

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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.

  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


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.

During the Silver Taps ceremony, the Old Main bus stop on Route 01-04 will move to Central Houston St in front of the Coke building to avoid shining lights into the Academic Plaza.

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.

 Silver Taps Site

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

 MSC OPAS Site

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 Friday from 10:00am–7:30pm in an effort to maintain the safety of all pedestrians.

Parking

Event parking will be available all day 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 in the parking lot on Houston St.


Shuttles

Shuttles will run 10:00am–7:30pm.

Getting to Alumni Center

  • Pick up: West Campus Garage
  • Passenger drop off: parking lot on the east side of the Alumni Center on Throckmorton St.
  • ADA drop off: parking lot on the west side of the Alumni Center on Houston St.

Getting to West Campus Garage

  • All passenger pick up: parking lot on the west side of the Alumni Center on Houston St.
  • Drop off: West Campus Garage

 Shuttle map  Ring Day Site

Fall Events

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

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.

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

Spring Events

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  Aggieland Saturday Site

The Texas A&M Physics & Engineering Festival will be on Saturday, April 6.

Parking is FREE in lots 50 and 51. $5 per entry paid parking is available in North Side Garage next to Mitchell Physics Building.

Buses needing to drop-off passengers may use the west curb of Ireland Street, only between New Street and Ross Street. Buses may stay no more than 10 minutes in this location while unloading and loading passengers. Buses should then proceed to west bound New Main Drive and park along the curb.

 Map  Festival Site

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  SAW 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  SAW 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  SAW Site

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 Stotzer Pkwy to Olsen Blvd or Discovery Dr.

 Pre-Kickoff Parking Map  Post-Kickoff Traffic Map  Tool Bring Back Map  Big Event Site

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

I have a parking permit I can no longer use  Pre-pay now

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

*FRIDAY NOTE: University Center Garage (UCG) is sold out. Visitors use Cain Garage, West Campus Garage (use Ring Day shuttle) and lots around Reed Arena.

 Friday Map  Saturday Map  Family Weekend Site

Muster parking will be open Monday, April 22 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.

  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

 Parking Map  Post-Muster Traffic Map  Muster Site

Summer Events

New Student Conference parking permits are available beginning May 1.

NSC Parking & Info  

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

4H Parking & Info   Pre-purchase Parking   Event Website  

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  Bush 41 Site