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Campus Parking on Game Day

Check this page regularly to help you adjust your plans and make game days run as smoothly as possible. If you are a Cougar football fan who is looking for information on where to park on game day, please visit this website.


2020 Home game schedule (subject to change)

  • Saturday, Sept. 26 – 6 p.m. (vs. North Texas) ** GAME CANCELED **
  • Thursday, Oct. 8 – 6:30 p.m. (vs. Tulane)
  • Friday, Oct. 16 – 8:30 p.m. (vs. BYU)
  • Saturday, Oct. 31 – Time TBD (vs. UCF)
  • Saturday, Nov. 14 – Time TBD (vs. USF)
  • Saturday, Nov. 28 – Time TBD (vs. Tulsa)

Campus parking plan for Friday, Oct. 16

Updated Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 

Traffic and parking on campus will be impacted on game days this season. To help give you an idea of the impacts, below is information detailing the various road, parking lot and garage closures taking place during the game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16 (8:30 p.m. kickoff).

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  • If you live in Cougar Place or park in Zone F (lot 12A), please make sure that your vehicle is moved out of 12A by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
  • Vehicles that are left in 12A after it closes will be towed.
  • You may relocate your vehicle to any ungated lot on campus that is not being used for game day purposes. Make sure your valid UH parking permit is properly displayed.
  • The closest and most convenient place to move your vehicle is Zone E, which comprises lots 9C and 8A.
  • If you move your vehicle to Zone E, make sure not to park in the WiFi lot that is located toward the back of Zone E. This map shows where the WiFi lot is located.
  • As a reminder: When relocating your vehicle, make sure not to park in restricted spaces: reserved, disabled, 20-minute unloading or metered. If you park in a metered space, you must pay for it, even if you have a valid UH parking permit.
  • Lot 16B (Zone B) will be converted to game day paid parking at 5:30 p.m. (three hours prior to kickoff).
  • Vehicles already parked in 16B prior to it converting to game day parking will not have to be moved.
  • You will not be allowed to park in 16B with your valid UH parking permit after it converts to game day paid parking unless you pay the fee.
  • The student section of the Stadium Garage will go offline at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
  • The faculty-staff section of the Stadium Garage will go offline at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16.
  • Vehicles already parked in these locations of the garage will not have to be moved.
  • Vehicles with valid Stadium Garage permits will not be allowed to enter their assigned section of the garage once that section goes offline until after the conclusion of the game.
  • Students, faculty and staff with a valid UH parking permit can park in any ungated lot on campus that is not being used for game day parking. Do NOT park in 12A, 12B or 15C.
  • Make sure not to park in restricted spaces: reserved, disabled, 20-minute unloading or metered. If you park in a metered space, you must pay for it, even if you have a valid UH parking permit.
  • The visitor section of the Stadium Garage will go offline at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
  • Faculty-staff ungated lot 12B will close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. All vehicles must be moved from 12B by the time it closes or they will be towed.
  • Half of faculty-staff ungated lot 15C will close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. All vehicles must be moved from this section of 15C (shown in red on this map) by the time it closes or they will be subject to tow.
  • The other half of 15C will close at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16. Vehicles already parked in this portion of the lot at the time it closes will not have to be moved.
 

Timeline:


11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15

      • Ungated lots 12A and 12B will be closed.
      • Vehicles parked in 12A and 12B will need to be moved out of those lots by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, or they will be towed.
      • Half of ungated lot 15C will close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. Vehicles parked in this section of 15C will need to be moved out by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, or they will be subject to tow.
      • The Stadium Garage student section will go offline.
      • The Stadium Garage visitor section will go offline.
      • Vehicles that are already parked in the Stadium Garage student section will not have to be moved.
      • Students with a valid Stadium Garage permit will not be allowed to enter the garage until after the conclusion of the game.

9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16

      • The other half of ungated lot 15C will close at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16. Vehicles that are already parked in this section of 15C will not have to move.

Three Hours Prior to Kickoff

      • Ungated lot 16B will convert to game day paid parking at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16.
      • Vehicles already parked in 16B at the time it converts to game day parking will not have to move.
      • Nobody with a valid UH parking permit will be allowed to enter 16B after it converts to game day paid parking unless they pay the fee.
      • Lot 16D will also be used for game day paid parking. Nobody with a valid UH parking permit will be allowed to enter 16D unless they pay the fee.
      • The Stadium Garage faculty-staff section will go offline at 5:30 p.m.
      • Vehicles that are already parked in the Stadium Garage faculty-staff section will not have to be moved.
      • Faculty-staff with a valid Stadium Garage permit will not be allowed to enter the garage until after the conclusion of the game.

 

Where Can Students, Faculty and Staff Park?

  • Students, faculty and staff with any valid UH parking permit can park in any ungated lot on campus that is not being used for game day parking. This map shows the location of all ungated lots on campus. This map shows which areas will be used for game day parking.
  • Those with a valid garage permit can park in their assigned garage (except for Stadium Garage faculty-staff permits after 5:30 p.m. Friday, and Stadium Garage student permits all day Friday).
  • Make sure your permit is properly displayed.
  • Do not park in restricted spaces, including reserved, disabled, 20-minute unloading or metered. If you park in a metered space, you will be required to pay.