University of Minnesota

PARKING

CAMPUS GAME DAY PARKING
DISABLED PARKING
OFF-CAMPUS PARKING
GOPHER FOOTBALL SHUTTLE INFO

 

 

CAMPUS GAME DAY PARKING
The following campus lots are available for day-of-game, single game parking. No permit is required.
Tailgating is allowed only in Lot S108 in St. Paul.
Campus game day parking information. 

Lot S108
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Avenue
St Paul, Minnesota 55108
Automobiles & RVs, $10
Open 6 hours before the start of game, but not before 7 am. Waiting is not permitted before the lot gates open. Closes 4 hours after the end of the game or at midnight, whichever occurs first. Tailgating permitted.
Free Gopher Football Shuttle is available to TCF Stadium.

19th Avenue Ramp
19th Ave. & 3rd Street South
Campus-West Bank
Automobiles only, $10
Open 6 hours before the start of game, but not before 7 am. Waiting is not permitted before the lot gates open. Closes 4 hours after the end of the game or at midnight, whichever occurs first.
No tailgating allowed.
Free Gopher Football Shuttle is available to TCF Stadium.

21st Avenue Ramp
21st Ave. & 4th Street South
Campus-West Bank
Automobiles only, $10
Open 6 hours before the start of game, but not before 7 am. Waiting is not permitted before the lot gates open. Closes 4 hours after the end of the game or at midnight, whichever occurs first.
No tailgating allowed.
Free Gopher Football Shuttle is available to TCF Stadium.

East River Road Garage
Campus-East Bank
Connected to
Mark G.Yudof Hall
East River Parkway

Automobiles only, $15
Open 6 hours before the start of game, but not before 7 am. Waiting is not permitted before the lot gates open. Closes 4 hours after the end of the game or at midnight, whichever occurs first.
No tailgating allowed.

Lot C79

East Bank
Essex Street SE between Ontario & Erie
Enter off of Essex Street (runs one-way East)

Automobiles only, $20
Open 6 hours before the start of game, but not before 7 am. Waiting is not permitted before the lot gates open. Closes 4 hours after the end of the game or at midnight, whichever occurs first.
No tailgating allowed.

DISABLED PARKING

Game Day Disability Parking
Please call the Gopher Ticket Office at (612) 624- 8080 the week of the game for locations.

Disability Season Parking Passes
Season ticket holders with a state-issued disability permit or plates may purchase a season parking pass, located in either Maroon Lot or Gold Lot. Contact the Athletics Office at 612-624-8080.

Disability Shuttle Service
Gopher Athletics will be running an Ambassador Shuttle (6-passenger golf carts) from various parking facilities to the stadium for patrons with disabilities or those who cannot walk long distances.

Dedicated Gopher Football Shuttles for those with disabilities, or in need of extra assistance, are available on the West Bank and St. Paul football shuttle routes. These dedicated shuttles will load at the same location as the other Gopher Football shuttles except that the St. Paul disability shuttle, after the game, will load on the west side of 23rd Avenue where the shuttle drops off pregame. All Gopher Football Shuttles are low-floor, one-level buses and are equipped with wheelchair lifts.

 

OFF CAMPUS PARKING

Impark Lot
715 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Automobiles, Rates vary by game
No tailgating

Impark Lot
609 12th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Automobiles, Rates vary by game
No tailgating

Impark Lot
233 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Automobiles, Rates vary by game
No tailgating

Standard Parking Lot
Two surface lots on Park Ave. South between South 2nd Street & Washington Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Automobiles, $10-$12 depending on game
No tailgating

Gateway Ramp
400 South 3rd Street (enter on 5th Street)
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Automobiles, $10-$12
No tailgating

Impark Lot
715 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Automobiles, Rates vary by game
No tailgating

Impark Lot
609 12th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Automobiles, Rates vary by game
No tailgating

Impark Lot
233 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Automobiles, Rates vary by game
No tailgating

Standard Parking Lot
Two surface lots on Park Ave. South between South 2nd Street & Washington Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Automobiles, $10-$12 depending on game
No tailgating

Gateway Ramp
400 South 3rd Street (enter on 5th Street)
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Automobiles, $10-$12 depending on game
No tailgating

Downtown East Ramp

Park Ave. South between 4th & 5th, one block from Metrodome
Automobiles, $10-$12 depending on game
No tailgating

Center Village Ramp
700 5th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Automobiles, $10-$12 depending on game
No tailgating

The Depot
5th Ave. South & South Washington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Automobiles, $10-$20 depending on game
No tailgating

East River Flats Parking Lot
360 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Automobiles, $10
Open 8am-10pm
East River Flats is a Minneapolis City Park, located along the banks of the Mississippi River along the edge of campus.
Tailgating is permitted in East River Flats. Rules:

  • Tailgating may begin six hours before game time, but no earlier than 8am.
  • Tailgating must end four hours after game time or 11pm, whichever comes first.
  • All vehicles must leave at 11 p.m.
  • Green space within the parking lot or other designated surfaces may be used for tailgating.
  • Tailgating is NOT permitted on any other Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board property unless authorized.
  • Illegal parking will be strictly enforced. Violators will be subject to tagging and towing at the owner’s expense.
  • No saving parking spaces.
  • Gas grills must not exceed a propane cylinder size of 20 pounds.
  • Open charcoal or wood fires are not permitted.
  • Tents and awnings must not block adjacent parking spaces or drive aisle. No stakes allowed.
  • Portable generators are permitted.
  • Kegs and other common source alcohol containers are not permitted.
  • No glass containers are permitted in the park.


GOPHER FOOTBALL SHUTTLE
On home game days, FREE Gopher Football Shuttles will connect parking locations on the West Bank and St. Paul campus to TCF Bank Stadium.

  • Football shuttles will run every 15 minutes starting 4 hours before the game, and increase to 5 minute service starting 2 hours before the game.
  • Shuttles run every 15 minutes during the game.
  • After the game, shuttles will run continuously for an hour. After this, service will be reduced to 15 minute frequencies for one hour, and then 30 minute frequencies for up to three hours after the game ends but no later than midnight.
  • The West Bank Shuttle will stop in the following locations:

4th Street South between the Carlson School of Management and Hanson Hall 

o  Oak Street near the Maroon Lot (north side of stadium)

  • The St. Paul Shuttle will stop at the following locations:

Lot S108 (St. Paul fairgrounds lot)

TCF Bank Stadium (East Bank)

  • Dedicated shuttles for those with disabilities or in need of extra assistance will be available on the West Bank and St. Paul football shuttle routes. These dedicated shuttles will load at the same location as the other Gopher Football shuttles except that the St. Paul disability shuttle, after the game, will load on the west side of 23rd Avenue where the shuttle drops off pregame.
  • All Gopher Football Shuttles are low-floor, one-level buses and are equipped with wheelchair lifts.
  • In addition, the Campus Connector will be operating every 40 minutes on its weekend schedule.