For your convenience, Illinois State University provides a number of locations for you to park including:
The Bone Student Center Revitalization is now underway. Please be aware of the alternate entrances being utilized during this construction project.
Bone Student Center parking lot/building entrance: An hourly pay lot is located just north of the Bone Student Center on Locust Street. On Saturday evening, beginning at 5 p.m., a $10 special event parking fee will be charged in the Bone Student Center lot and parking lots surrounding the Bone Student Center. To enter the Bone Student Center, follow the signage for the marked entrances on the east and west side of the building. Bone Student Center staff will be in the Bone Student Center pay lot Saturday evening to provide additional guest direction.
Bone Student Center accessible parking/building entrance: Accessible parking will be available in Parking Lot M64, across the street from the west entrance to the Bone Student Center, at 201 North University Street. Additional accessible parking will be available in the North University Street Garage, as well as the parking lot directly behind the Bone Student Center, on Locust Street. Please enter the Bone Student Center through the ADA accessible entrance located on west side of the building. On Saturday evening, beginning at 5 p.m., a $10 special event parking fee will be charged in the Bone Student Center lot and parking lots surrounding the Bone Student Center.
Tailgate/parking permits will go on sale July 26 by contacting the Redbird Athletics Ticket Office at 309-438-8000 or online at www.goredbirds.com/tickets. Tailgate/parking permits will also be available in the following lots for day of game sales only: F43 and S103. Permits can be purchased at the lot entrance the day of the game. Lot closes when all tickets are sold. Parking is available at the North University Street Garage (parking only, no tailgating). If you’re coming from the north, Lot S103 is located off of Main St. just 2 blocks north of the stadium. If you’re coming from the south, Lot F43 is located off of Main St. Tailgating lots will open at 7 a.m. on game day. For more information on available parking or tailgating during Family Weekend, or to view other parking locations on campus, contact the Office of Parking and Transportation.
Tailgating lots will open at 7 a.m. on game day. Any cars left in those lots from midnight until 7 a.m. on game day will be re-located, and may be ticketed or towed. Tailgating will end 1 1/2 hours after the end of the game. Alcohol possession and consumption are restricted to those 21 years of age and older. Signage will be visible in tailgate lots designating tailgate rules and procedures.