Annual Campus Events

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From buses to parking, tailgating, sustainable options and more, we have the info you need to get you to and from campus for Aggie events.

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Reed Arena Commencement

Guests attending Commencement in Reed Arena should park in lot 100 around Reed Arena.

Lots 100 a–c & e–f 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

Paid hourly parking available in University Center Garage and Gene Stallings Blvd. Garage.

Shuttles will not run this year during Ring Week.

Summer Events

New Student Conference parking permits are available beginning May 1.

NSC Parking & Info  

The 2021 4-H Roundup will be held on campus from June 7–10.

4H Parking & Info   Pre-purchase Parking   Event Website  

Due to COVID protocals, The George Bush Presidential Library has been closed. To check on the status of this event, please visit their website. Parking details will be posted on this page should the event proceed.

Fall Events

First Yell

Parking for First Yell is $5 or any valid TAMU permit in lots 100a-c, f-g, 61, 97, 95 and 100j. Disabled parking is available in lot 102. No overnight parking is allowed and no drop off for Saturday tailgates will be permitted.

 Parking Map  Yell Leaders Website

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 Gene Stallings Blvd. 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

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 Gene Stallings Blvd. Garage, UCG and WCG
  • Business permits are also valid in each of those facilities

 Parking Map  Bus Routes


Staff Development Day

Tuesday, April 24 | MSC, Room 2406

  • Hourly parking available in Gene Stallings Blvd. 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 parking is available for free with any valid Texas A&M permit or for $5 cash. Participants may park in the following lots:

Lot Near
100a–b, 100e–g Reed Arena
100d Mitchell Tennis Center
100m Cushing Track Stadium
95 & 97 AgriLife
West Campus Garage Rec Center

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 now

Beginning 10am Saturday, April 24, parking for the Maroon & White Game is available in the following areas:

Disabled parking is available in University Center Garage (UCG) or Lot 62 on a limited basis.

Parking Map   Maroon & White Site  

Muster parking will be open Wednesday, April 21 from 5:00pm to midnight.

For honored families and small groups attending the invitation only ceremony at Reed Arena, FREE parking will be available in 100 a-c & e-g lots immediately next to Reed Arena. For those attending the live streamed public ceremony at Kyle Field, there will be limited FREE parking available in Lots 48 and 62 adjacent to Kyle Field and hourly parking available in Gene Stallings Blvd Garage, West Campus Garage and University Center Garage.


  Expect possible delays along the following routes:
  • George Bush Dr to Olsen Blvd
  • Wellborn Rd to Kimbrough Blvd
  • Houston St and Coke St to University Center Garage
  • Joe Routt Blvd & Gene Stalling Blvd to Gene Stalling Blvd Garage

Muster Parking Map

 Parking Map  Muster Site