Parking Policies

Important Parking Information for 2016

  • Please note blue lot vehicle permit holders will have unrestricted parking (ability to choose parking space) up to 4 hours prior to game time. Restricted parking (parking spaces assigned by attendants) will be implemented, as necessary, and determined on game day following 4 hours prior to game time and continuing as needed until conclusion of the game.
  • There will be no thru-traffic permitted on Med Center Drive (in front of Ruby Memorial Hospital). Until the 2014 season, thru traffic without a blue lot permit was permitted; however, given the new hospital roadway, Med Center Drive will be open only to blue lot permit holders.
  • Silver lot ADA parking at the east gate will be in the teal lot for 2016.

Important Parking Information for Oklahoma Football Game

  • RV’s must be removed from the Black Lot (Coliseum) by 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. This is due to the men’s basketball game at 1 p.m.
Season Permit Parking
  • Parking, operated by the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in the general area of the stadium is sold on a season basis for members of the Mountaineer Athletic Club and requires a color-coded permit. For more information on how you can become eligible for permit parking, please contact the Mountaineer Athletic Club at 304-293-2294.
  • Season permit lots include the following lots: Blue, Light Blue, Green, Teal, Brown, Red, Silver, Blue Auxiliary and Light Blue Auxiliary RV.
ADA accessible parking RV parking
  • RV Permit Lots Parking Times:
    • Blue Lot General RV Parking Lot E – Friday 8 a.m.
    • Blue Lot General RV Parking Lot D (including front row) – Friday 11 p.m.
    • Blue Lot Front Row RV Parking in C2-C6, C8, and C10 – Friday 8 a.m.
    • Blue Lot Front Row RV Parking (areas not mentioned above) – Friday 6 p.m.
    • Light Blue RV Parking – Friday 8 p.m.
    • Light Blue Auxiliary RV Parking (by Chateau Royale) – Friday 12 p.m. (noon)
    • Red RV Parking (Law School) – Friday 3 p.m.
    • Green RV Parking (across from Suncrest Center) – Friday 3 p.m.
  • Single Game RV Lots Parking Times and Cost:
    • Black RV parking (Coliseum Lot) – Friday 8 a.m. - $80 per game
    • Light Blue Auxiliary Parking (Don Nehlen Drive) – Friday 12 p.m. (noon) - $350 per game
  • RVs must be clear from the lots operated by West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by 12 p.m. (noon) the day following the game (excluding weeknight games). For more information on RV parking please contact the Director of Gameday Parking at 304-293-5649.
  • Recreational vehicles are 20 feet or longer.
Bus parking
  • Bus parking is available in the Green Lot (across from the Suncrest Center) starting at 7 a.m. on gameday for $80 per game. For more information on bus parking please contact the Director of Gameday Parking at 304-293-5649.
Single game parking (vehicles)
  • Gold lot $20/game
  • Green lot $40/game
  • Burgundy lot $40/game
  • Purple lot $20/game
  • Coliseum – free and first come, first served
Parking/tailgating policies
  • Parking lots operated by the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics open at 7 a.m. for Saturday games.
  • Any vehicles, with or without a permit, left in permit lots before 7 a.m. on gameday will be towed.
  • All vehicles and RVs must be removed by 12:00 p.m. (noon) the day following a game (excludes weeknight games where all vehicles and RVs must exit the lots immediately following the game).
  • The original parking permit holder is responsible for any tailgate activity that is conducted while using that parking permit.
  • Small canopies may be erected in designated areas only and may not be larger than 10’x10’. All canopies must be secured. A parking permit for the designated lot is required to erect a canopy and the vehicle must be parked adjacent to such canopy. Parking permit holders may only erect canopies after 7 a.m. on game day. Canopies may not obstruct sidewalks, drive lanes or pedestrian walkways.
  • Open fires are prohibited.
  • Parking lot games involving the consumption of alcohol are prohibited.
  • Individuals are responsible for compliance with all local and state laws governing alcohol consumption.
  • Any person damaging University property will be responsible for cost of repairs.
  • Recycling bags are provided by volunteers in some lots operated by the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Fans may leave the recycling bags in the parking lot, and it will be picked up following the game.
    • The following items may be recycled:
      • Paper
      • Cardboard
      • Metal/Aluminum
      • Plastics #1-7
      • Glass
    • The following items may not be recycled:
      • Food & liquid waste
      • Styrofoam
      • Plastic bags
      • Paper towels/Napkins
  • Pets are not allowed to run at large in tailgating sites or on campus and must be leashed at all times according to local leash laws. Furthermore animals shall not be left unattended or secured to university property. Please clean up after your pet.
  • Dispose of all trash in receptacles located in tailgating areas.
  • Removal of any barricade, barrel or other traffic control devices is prohibited.
  • The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics reserves the right to revoke parking permits at any time. Inappropriate behavior will result in permanent loss of all parking and tailgating privileges without refund.
  • West Virginia University is not responsible or liable for accidents, damage, loss or theft of materials, items or personal property brought into our parking areas.