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Guest Service Stations Hall of Fame Wall Hajjar Family Football Musuem
Handicap Parking Handicap Seating Hotels
Hotline (Football) Lost & Found Luxury Seat Locations
MBTA Marching Band Merchandise
Parking Pets/Animals Press Box Access
Programs Prohibited Items/Actions Public Address System
Radio Re-entry into Stadium Restrooms
Seating Charts Severe Weather Shea Field
Smoking Student Tickets - Gold Pass Tailgating Policy
Taxi Services Tents Tickets
Trophy Cases Umbrellas Varsity Club
Vehicle Restrictions Will Call Locations Yawkey Athletic Center

ADA Parking

On-campus ADA parking is available for season ticket holders only with a state issued handicap placard and a Boston College issued parking permit. Non-season ticket holders are advised to park at the Needham Satellite Lot location.

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS:

NON-SEASON TICKET HOLDERS (Single Game)

  • There is no single game handicap parking available on campus.
  • Handicap parking is available at the Needham Satellite parking location in Lot B where a permit is not required. A handicapped shuttle is available for patrons who are in wheelchairs, have difficulty walking, or need assistance. The drop-off/pick-up location for this shuttle is outside Gate A of Alumni Stadium.

ADA Seating
Alumni Stadium has designated seating locations for individuals with disabilities attending events and may be purchased with one adjacent companion seat. Please contact the Ticket Office for availability at 617.552.3000 for more information regarding disability seating.

AED's
There is an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) located near both the North and South entrances of Conte Forum. Please contact the event staff if medical assistance is needed.

Air Travel
The following airports provide service to the Boston area:

Logan International Airport
Telephone: 800.23.LOGAN
Boston, MA
Miles to BC: 10
 
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
Telephone: 603.624.6556
Manchester, NH
Miles to BC: 60
 
T.F. Green Airport
Telephone: 401.737.8222
Providence, RI
Miles to BC: 55
Hanscom Air Force Base
Telephone: 781.274.0010
Bedford, MA
Miles to BC: 20
No Commercial Service

Alcohol Policy
Guests are not permitted to bring alcohol into Alumni Stadium. Guests will not be allowed to enter Alumni Stadium if they appear intoxicated. Drunk and/or disorderly behavior as well as violation of any alcohol policy will result in ejection from Alumni Stadium without refund and could result in the loss of season tickets.

Alumni Stadium
With a capacity of 44,500 maroon and gold clad fans, Alumni Stadium is the home of the Eagles. In 1971, the stadium was expanded to 32,000 seats and artificial turf and lights were installed. The stadium was rebuilt again in 1988 as matching upper decks and a new press box were added. The current version of Alumni Stadium opened in the fall of 1995. The current Field Turf surface was installed in the summer of 2012. A state of the art public address system, restroom and concession facilities, an improved lighting system and a beautiful brick and glass exterior façade combine to make Alumni Stadium one of the finest football facilities in the nation.

Animals/Pets
All animals and/or pets are prohibited in Alumni Stadium with the exception of service animals assisting those with disabilities.

ATM's
There are no ATM's inside Alumni Stadium. ATM's outside the stadium can be found at Walsh Hall, 21 Campanella Way, and Corcoran Commons. Please note that Boston College Concessions stands do accept debit and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Boston College Student ID cards for payment.

Auto Rentals

Alamo
Telephone: 800.462.5266
Avis
Telephone: 800.331.1212
Budget
Telephone: 800.527.0700
Enterprise
Telephone: 800.261.7331
Hertz
Telephone: 800.654.3131
National
Telephone: 800.227.7368

Bags and Bag Searches
To expedite your entrance into the facility, we recommend not bringing bags into Alumni Stadium. Student "Gold Pass" holders are not permitted to bring any bags into Alumni Stadium bigger than 12x12x6. General guests may bring bags into the stadium but all bags will searched for prohibited items by stadium officials. Bag size should be no bigger than a backpack and larger luggage items are prohibited.

Baldwin
Baldwin is the official mascot of Boston College.

Banners, Signs and Flags
Banners, signs and flags deemed inappropriate by event staff are not permitted in Conte Forum. Signage may not be hung or attached anywhere inside or outside of the facility.

BCPD (Boston College Police Department)
Many officers are present on game day to ensure the safety and security of the athletes, coaches and guests. The main BCPD station is located at 21 Campanella Way. A substation is located in the stadium on the lower concourse level near sections Q and P.

Bookstore
The Boston College bookstore has merchandise stands located at the following locations throughout Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum:


Other merchandise options include the main Bookstore located at McElroy Commons and at 21 Campanella Way.

Camera Policy
Still cameras that do not obstruct views of the field of neighboring guests are permitted. Cameras that have lenses larger than 4 inches or those with detachable lenses are not permitted in Alumni Stadium.

Charter Bus Lines
On campus charter bus parking is limited and must be reserved in advance through the Athletic Operations office. Please complete the online request form here. A representative from the Athletic Operations office will be in contact once the form has been submitted. Please note that completion of the online form does not guarantee a parking location on-campus. All requests will be confirmed after your request is received and processed. Please contact the Athletic Operations office with questions at 617.552.2186 or email: athletic.operations@bc.edu.

Colors
The official colors of Boston College are maroon and gold.

Concessions
Stands and carts are located throughout Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum. All permanent and most portable stand locations accept debit and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Boston College Student ID cards for payment.

Conte Forum
Conte Forum is adjacent to Alumni Stadium and is the home of Boston College Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Ice Hockey and Women's Volleyball teams. Conte Forum offers concession stands, merchandise stands, and restrooms open to the public on football game day.

Corporate Hospitality

For information on hosting a corporate event, please contact External Operations at 617.552.3005. Non-corporate patrons interested in on-campus hospitality please click here for more information about game-day events.

Credit Cards
All permanent and most portable Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum Concession and merchandise stand locations accept debit and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Boston College Student ID cards for payment.

Directions to Boston College

The GPS address of Alumni Stadium is 2601 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. On game day, Flynn Fund permit holders should follow the directions on the back of their parking pass to access campus. Please note on-campus parking is for donors of the Flynn Fund only. Please click here for directions to Alumni Stadium.

Doug Flutie Statue
The Doug Flutie Statue is located outside on the north side of Conte Forum adjacent to Gate D of Alumni Stadium.

Eagle Walk
The Eagle Walk tradition began in 2007. Immediately following the completion of team Mass in Gasson Hall, members of the football team walk down through O'Neill Plaza, down the Higgins stairs to Campanella Way and enter Alumni Stadium at Gate E. Guests are encouraged to come out to greet the players and coaches during the Eagle Walk. The Eagle Walk begins approximately 2 hours prior to kickoff.

Elevators
Elevators are located in the corner of each end zone and also in the north and south entrances of Conte Forum. The elevators provide service to the concourse levels of Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum with the exception of the upper decks.

Emergency Evacuation
In the event that the Boston College Athletic Department determines that it is necessary to evacuate the Stadium, an announcement will be made by the Public Address Announcer advising guests of the need to leave the stadium. Upon hearing this announcement, guests are advised to exit the stadium in a calm and orderly fashion. Guests are encouraged to exit the Stadium via the gate printed on their ticket. The gate printed on the ticket is the closest exit to that corresponding seat location. Staff members have been trained in emergency preparedness and evacuation and will assist guests as needed.

Event Staff, Ushers and Ticket Takers
Event Staff may be recognized by their brightly colored jackets labeled "Event Staff". Please notify the nearest event staff member if you have any questions or concerns throughout the day. TeamOps is the event staffing company utilized by Boston College, and is the same company used by the New England Patriots. Please
click here for more information regarding TeamOps.

Fan Behavior
Proper behavior is expected from all of our guests. Foul/abusive language and/or rowdy behavior will not be tolerated and will be cause for ejection and/or arrest. Violators may also have their season tickets revoked. Notify the nearest Event Staff or Security Representative immediately if actions of this type occur near you.

"We are BC" is a campus wide initiative aimed at enhancing the atmosphere at BC for students, alumni, visitors, student-athletes and guests. Through the four tenets of the campaign, Pride, Passion, Respect, and Responsibility, campus leaders are hoping to promote a fun, safe, and respectful environment for all of Boston College. Guests of Boston College are expected to:

Guests of Boston College are expected to:

    • Sit in assigned seats to avoid inconveniencing other guests.
    • Keep aisles clear at all times.
    • Be prepared to show your ticket stub each time you enter your assigned seating section.
    • Refrain from entering the playing surface, throwing objects, or any other actions that may prove hazardous. Offenders will be ejected and are subject to arrest and prosecution.
Offenders will be ejected and are subject to arrest and prosecution.

Fanfest
Open to all game patrons 3 hours prior to the start of the game and closes 30 minutes before kickoff. Conveniently located in the Flynn Recreation Complex, FanFest offers pre-game festivities such as: food & beverages, inflatable games, music, as well as mascot, cheerleader, and marching band appearances. Admission is free with a ticket to the game!

First Aid

The St Elizabeth's first aid room is located on the lower concourse of Alumni Stadium inside Gate E, behind section U and is staffed by the following staff:

  • One (1) Armstrong Ambulance EMT
  • One (1) Eagles EMS EMT
  • One (1) Boston College Police Officer/EMT

Mobile first response teams of three (3) emergency medical technicians (EMT) are located inside Alumni Stadium in the following locations:

  • Northwest Corner of the Concourse at the top of Sections A-Z
  • Northeast Corner of the Concourse at the top of Sections  W-U
  • Southwest Corner of the Concourse at the top of Sections H-G
  • Southeast Corner of the Concourse at the top of Sections L-O
  • Conte Forum 4th Floor Concourse under Upper Deck Sections GG to BB
  • East side of Alumni Stadium Upper Concourse Concession Areas under Upper Deck Sections OO to UU

Flynn Fund
The Flynn Fund provides our student-athletes and coaches with the resources that are necessary to compete at the highest level of college athletics. Donations may be designated to any one of Boston College's 31 varsity programs, or you may choose to make an unrestricted gift to the Flynn Fund which gives the Director of Athletics flexibility to use the funds where they are needed the most. Gifts to Boston College earmarked for athletics qualify donors for membership in the Boston College giving societies.

Your annual investment helps fund scholarships, recruiting, facility upgrades, and operating costs. All annual gifts to Athletics are tax deductible to the extent of the law. Boston College's fiscal year runs from June 1 to May 31.

To make a gift or for more information on the Flynn Fund please call 617.552.0772.

Food & Beverages
No outside food and/or beverages are permitted inside of Alumni Stadium. Stands and carts are located throughout Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum. All permanent and most portable stand locations accept debit and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Boston College Student ID cards for payment.

Game Day Guides
Game day guides (game plans) are mailed out with season tickets. They are also available in the ticket office located at Gate B of Conte Forum.

Game Times
Please visit
www.bceagles.com for game day information including game time updates, up-to-date weather information and pre-game activities. Fans can also call the Football Game Day Information Hotline at 617.552.2886 for directions, game times, parking lot hours of operation, satellite parking information, tailgating information, handicapped parking information, charter bus information, and MBTA information.

Gate Openings

Gates to Alumni Stadium open 90 minutes prior to kick-off. Guests are encouraged to enter Alumni Stadium through the gate printed on their ticket. Suite ticket holders may enter through any gate. All student "Gold Pass" holders must have a valid Boston College ID and must enter through the Student Gate located in the Southwest corner of the stadium between Gates A and B.

GATE LOCATIONS:

  • Gate A is located at the South end of Alumni Stadium
  • Gate B is located on the South side of Conte Forum
  • Gate C is located on the North side of Conte Forum
  • Gate D is located at the Northwest corner of Alumni Stadium
  • Gate E is located at the Northeast corner of Alumni Stadium
  • Gate F is located at the Southeast corner of Alumni Stadium and is accessible via the top level of the Beacon St. parking garage.
  • The Student Gate is located at the Southwest corner of Alumni Stadium between Gates A and B.

Gold Pass
Beginning in the fall of 2013 all students have the option to purchase the "Gold Pass" which grants students access into home games by swiping their BC issued Student ID card. Access to all events will be on a first come first served basis until allotted student seating is filled. For select games where demand is expected to exceed supply, BC Athletics will implement a reward system where student tickets are distributed based on points. A student's BC ID will serve as the "ticket." Please note that purchasing the Gold Pass does not guarantee a student access to the games. It simply provides the opportunity to access games. It is up to the student to make sure they arrive early enough to get into the game or accumulate enough points to get a ticket for the high demand games

GPS Address
The GPS address of Conte Forum is 2601 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Gridiron Club

The Gridiron Club in its current form was founded in 2001. The mission of the club is to preserve the traditions, foster the ideals, and build support for the Boston College Football program. Benefits of membership include a quarterly newsletter, a one year subscription to ESPN the magazine, and access at reduced prices to events. The Gridiron Club events include a pre-game tailgate in partnership with the Alumni Association for home games, Gridiron Club dinners, Gridiron Club receptions at away games, members only spring scrimmage access, and the Gridiron Club Golf tournament. In order to join the Gridiron Club, please click here to download the application.

Grills
Gas grills are only permitted in designated Flynn Fund surface lot parking areas. Charcoal grills are prohibited on campus. No grilling or open flames are allowed in the parking garages.

Guest Service Stations
Guest service stations are located on campus at the St. Ignatius gate and also next to Merkert Hall near Gate B. Staff can assist fans with directions and game day events at these locations.

Hall of Fame Wall
The Hall of Fame Wall has recently been renovated and is located on the West side concourse of Conte Forum.

Hajjar Family Football Museum
The Hajjar Family Football Museum is located in the Yawkey Athletics Center. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
On home football game weekends the hours are:

  • Friday - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday - Open 3 hours prior to kick off until 30 minutes pre-game
  • Sunday - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Handicap Parking

On-campus ADA parking is available for season ticket holders only with a state issued handicap placard and a Boston College issued parking permit. Non-season ticket holders are advised to park at the Needham Satellite Lot location.

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS:

NON-SEASON TICKET HOLDERS (Single Game)

  • There is no single game handicap parking available on campus.
  • Handicap parking is available at the Needham Satellite parking location in Lot B where a permit is not required. A handicapped shuttle is available for patrons who are in wheelchairs, have difficulty walking, or need assistance. The drop-off/pick-up location for this shuttle is outside Gate A of Alumni Stadium.

Handicap Seating
Alumni Stadium has designated seating locations for individuals with disabilities attending events and may be purchased with one adjacent companion seat. Please contact the Ticket Office for availability at 617.552.3000 for more information regarding disability seating.

Hotels

  • Crowne Plaza Hotel
    320 Washington Street
    Newton, MA 02458
    Telephone: 617.630.2923
    www.crowneplaza.com

  • Sheraton Needham Hotel
    100 Cabot St.
    Needham, MA 02494
    Telephone: 781.444.1110
    www.starwoodhotels.com

  • The Westin Waltham
    70 Third Avenue
    Waltham, MA 02451
    Telephone: 781.290.5600
    www.starwoodhotels.com
  • Hotline (Football)
    Fans can call the Football Game Day Information Hotline at 617.552.2886 for directions, game times, parking lot hours of operation, satellite parking information, tailgating information, handicapped parking information, charter bus information, and MBTA information.

    Lost & Found
    Lost and found items will be turned into the Boston College Police Department. Please contact the police department at 617.552.4440. The police department is located at 21 Campanella Way.

    Luxury Suite Locations

    • Luxury boxes are available on all sides of Alumni Stadium. Please contact the Flynn Fund for more information at 617.552.0772.

    Marching Band
    On game day the 180 members of the Screaming Eagles Marching Band perform a concert "Peptacular!" on the steps of Gate C one hour prior to kickoff. The band can also been seen performing during the Eagle Walk as the members of the Boston College Football team make their way to the stadium from team mass in Gasson Hall down Campanella Way. The band also performs on the field at half-time and throughout every home game, concluding with the Alma Mater and a post-game performance from their seating section in the south endzone.

    MBTA
    The MBTA is the easiest and most convenient way for visiting fans to access Boston College!

    Boston College can be reached by a variety of MBTA stations. The Green Line B, C, and D trains all have stops within walking distance to Conte Forum. The Riverside Station (exit 22 off Rt. 128/I95) provides ample parking and easy access from the Metro West Region via the Green line's D train.

    Station

    Green Line

    Walk to Arena

    Chestnut Hill

    D Train

    8 Minutes

    Reservoir

    D Train

    15 Minutes

    Cleveland Circle

    C Train

    15 Minutes

    Boston College

    B Train

    4 Minutes

    For more information on the T, please visit www.mbta.com or call 617.222.3200.

    Merchandise

    The Boston College bookstore has merchandise stands located at the following locations throughout Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum:

    • Two locations on the Conte Forum concourse
    • Alumni Stadium concourse in the south endzone
    • Alumni Stadium east concourse at the 50 yard line
    • Alumni Stadium tent at Gate D
    • Alumni Stadium kiosk at Gate E
    • Alumni Stadium kiosk at Section E on the concourse

    Other merchandise options include the main Bookstore located at McElroy Commons and at 21 Campanella Way administration building.

    Parking

    All on-campus parking for football games are for Flynn Fund donors only. For more information on donating to the Flynn Fund and on-campus parking, please click here.

     

    SEASON TICKET HOLDERS:

    • Due to a limited number of parking spaces, parking permits are required for all Boston College on campus parking lots.
    • All on-campus parking is assigned through the Flynn Fund 617.552.0772.
    • Campus parking lots will open three (3) hours prior to kickoff. Flynn Fund Permit holders should follow the directions on the reverse side of their permit for best access to their parking area.

    NON-SEASON TICKET HOLDERS (Single Game):

    • If you do not have a permit, please park in one of the satellite parking lots listed below and take a complimentary shuttle to campus.
      • Needham Satellite: Located at 100 First Ave, Needham, MA 02494. This lot does not require a parking permit and is available for passenger vehicles, charter buses and school buses. This shuttle drops off and picks up on Beacon Street adjacent to the Merkert Chemistry Building.
      • Guest Street Satellite (Brighton): Located at 20 Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135 in the New Balance parking garage. This lot does not require a parking permit and is available for passenger vehicles only. This shuttle drops off and picks up on the Brighton Campus adjacent to Commonwealth Ave.
    • Tailgating is prohibited in all satellite parking lots.
    • No overnight parking is allowed.
    • Parking within any of the local neighborhoods is not permitted and violator's vehicles will be towed at owner's expense.
    • Single game parking at the Lower Brighton Campus is available for $40 per game and must be pre-purchased at www.bceagles.com .

    HANDICAPPED PARKING SEASON TICKET HOLDERS:

    • Handicapped parking is available on the second level of the Beacon St. garage for season ticket holders with a state issued handicap placard and a Boston College issued permit. There is currently a wait list for this service.
    • Applications for handicapped accessible parking accommodations for season ticket holders must be requested through the Athletic Operations office. Requests may be written and sent to Athletic Operations, Conte Forum Suite 310, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Requests may also be sent via fax: Attn - Athletic Operations 617.552.4335 or email: athletic.operations@bc.edu. Requests will be honored if space permits and proper documentation is provided.

    HANDICAPPED PARKING NON-SEASON TICKET HOLDERS (Single Game)

    • There is no single game handicap parking available on campus.
    • Handicap parking is available at the Needham Satellite parking location in Lot B where a permit is not required. A handicapped shuttle is available for patrons who are in wheelchairs, have difficulty walking, or need assistance. The drop-off/pick-up location for this shuttle is outside Gate A of Alumni Stadium.

    OVERSIZED VEHICLE PARKING:

    • On-campus charter bus permits are limited and must be requested in writing, in advance to the Athletic Operations Office at Conte Forum Suite 310, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. The Needham Satellite lot can accommodate parking for charter buses without parking permits.
    • Motor Home (RV) parking is prohibited on the Boston College campus and in all satellite parking lots.

    Pets/Animals
    All animals and/or pets are prohibited in Conte Forum with the exception of service animals assisting those with disabilities.

    Press Box Access
    Only credentialed personnel will be allowed into the press box. All media should contact the media relations office 617.552.3004 to request a credential.

    Programs
    Game programs are available for purchase inside all gates of Alumni Stadium.

    Prohibited Items/Actions

    To ensure that all fans have a safe and enjoyable visit to Alumni Stadium for all Boston College events, the following actions are prohibited:

    • Smoking
    • Throwing or kicking objects in seating areas
    • Disorderly conduct (including use of profanity)
    • Standing or sitting in aisle ways, ramps and walkways

     

    To ensure that all fans have a safe and enjoyable visit to Alumni Stadium for all Boston College events, the following items are prohibited:

    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Artificial noise makers
    • Audio or video recording equipment
    • Cameras with lenses larger than 4"
    • Cameras with detachable lenses
    • Banners, Signs and Flags
    • Beach balls
    • Canes, chains or sticks of any length (non-medical use canes)
    • Cans, Glass or Metal containers
    • Coolers (unless containing medical supplies)
    • Fireworks or any Explosive
    • Folding Chairs
    • Food and Beverage
    • Helium Balloons
    • Illegal Drugs
    • Knives of any size
    • Laser Pointers
    • Pets (except service animals for the disabled)
    • Promotional Items with commercial identification not approved by the BC Athletics Department
    • Tape Recorders
    • Use of Umbrellas

     

    PLEASE NOTE:
    Other items that, in the judgment of the stadium management, pose a safety hazard or diminish the enjoyment of an event by other patrons shall be prohibited.

    Prohibited items will not be accepted for safekeeping by Alumni Stadium event staff. Fans are reminded to please leave all such items secured in their vehicles. Individuals with possession of a prohibited item(s) may be denied admission to Alumni Stadium.

    When a prohibited item is discovered after a patron enters the facility, the item shall be confiscated and disposed of and the patron may be ejected from the facility, shall be denied re-entry and the ticket price will not be refunded.

    Public Address System

    The public address system is intended for spectator's information concerning the game.

    Radio

    Boston College football games are broadcast live on WEEI 850 AM

    Re-Entry into Stadium
    Re-entry is NOT permitted into Alumni Stadium or Conte Forum.

    Restrooms
    Restrooms are located throughout Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum. The restrooms offer baby changing stations and are fully ADA accessible. Companion restrooms are located in the south end zone 2nd floor office building at each end. The companion restrooms are conveniently located near the handicapped seating section under the retired jersey wall.

    Seating Charts

    Please click here for the Alumni Stadium seating chart.

    Severe Weather

    Alumni Stadium has several services that act as early warning systems for severe weather which include: MXVision Weather Sentry Reporting System and Thorguard Lightning Prediction Device.

    Once severe weather has been detected 20 miles from the stadium the public address announcer will make an announcement to inform those in attendance inclement weather including lightning is within 20 miles and that should patrons wish to vacate the facility for a safe shelter, they will be allowed to re-enter with a ticket stub.

    At 10 miles from the stadium, patrons will be notified by a public address announcement that there is severe weather in the area, the game must be halted and all patrons must seek shelter.

    Once the severe weather has cleared the area and it is safe to return to the facility, an "all clear" will be sounded by 3 short horn blasts on the game scoreboard.

    Shea Field
    Please visit www.bceagles.com for up-to-date parking & tailgating information, including the opening of parking lots.

    The main pedestrian entrance and exit of Shea Field is located outside of the Beacon Street Garage down the third base line of the baseball field. Additionally, for those Shea Field guests entering from the Beacon St. side of Alumni Stadium, there will be a secondary entrance located at the stairwell adjacent to the Beacon St. Garage and Gate A. Below please find a list of Shea Field game day policies.

    • Everyone must have a ticket to the game to access Shea Field!
    • Pedestrian traffic opens 30 minutes after the parking areas have opened.
    • Alcohol may not be carried onto Shea Field.
    • Glass containers are not allowed on Shea Field.
    • Re-entry is permitted with a game-day hand stamp
    • Student's with a Gold Pass will have to have their student ID's swiped for access to Shea Field
    • Shea Field closes at kick-off. BCPD will make affirmative efforts to end activities and clear Shea Field by the start of the game.

    Smoking
    Smoking is prohibited in and around Alumni Stadium.

    Student Tickets - The Gold Pass
    Beginning in the fall of 2013 all students have the option to purchase the "Gold Pass" which grants students access into home games by swiping their BC issued Student ID card. Access to all events will be on a first come first served basis until allotted student seating is filled. For select games where demand is expected to exceed supply, BC Athletics will implement a reward system where student tickets are distributed based on points. A student's BC ID will serve as the "ticket." Please note that purchasing the Gold Pass does not guarantee a student access to the games. It simply provides the opportunity to access games. It is up to the student to make sure they arrive early enough to get into the game or accumulate enough points to get a ticket for the high demand games.

    Tailgating Policy

    Taxi Services
    Guests should instruct taxis to enter through St. Ignatius Gate and pick up in front of Gate C.

    Newton Taxi
    Telephone: 617.244.6600
    Red Cab
    Telephone: 617.734.50002
    Veteran's Taxi
    Telephone: 617.527.030
    Yellow Cab
    Telephone: 617.625.5000

    For your convenience taxi stands are located eastbound on Commonwealth Ave outside of St. Thomas More Hall and westbound on Commonwealth Ave across from St. Ignatius Church.

    Tentss

    Pop up canopies are permitted on campus. Tents are not permitted anywhere on campus.

    Tickets

    All guests over two years of age must have a ticket for admittance to the game.

    OFFICE HOURS:
    Tickets may be purchased Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Ticket Office, located inside of Conte Forum at Gate B.

    GAME DAY HOURS:
    All Ticket Office windows open three hours prior to kick-off. If available, tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Office or the ticket window located at Gate E of Alumni Stadium.

    TICKET POLICIES:
    All persons over the age of two must have a ticket for admission to Alumni Stadium.

    STUDENT TICKETS:
    Student Gold Passes are valid ONLY for Boston College students with a valid student ID card. Students must enter the through the Student Gate (Southwest Corner) of Alumni Stadium only.

    LOST, STOLEN, OR MISPLACED TICKETS:
    Lost, stolen, or misplaced tickets will not be replaced.

    ONLINE TICKET SALES:
    The BC ticket website is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be found by
    clicking here and allows you to:

    • Purchase Tickets: Buy tickets directly from the Boston College Athletic Department when available.
    • Renew Tickets: Renew your season tickets online in a matter of minutes.
    • Ticket Marketplace: Buy and sell unused tickets from Boston College season ticket holders.
    • Ticket Transfer: Transfer unused tickets to family and friends.
    • Ticket Donate: Donate unused tickets to Boston College and help support local community members by providing them an opportunity to attend a BC football game.

    RE-ENTRY:
    Re-entry is NOT permitted into Alumni Stadium or Conte Forum.

    WILL CALL:

    • Public: Conte Forum, Gate B at the Ticket Office
    • BC Player Guest: Alumni Stadium, Gate D (right-hand side)
    • Visiting Team Player Guest: Alumni Stadium, Gate A
    • Media: Conte Forum, Gate C
    • High School Recruits (Men's Basketball & Football): Conte Forum, Gate C
    • High School Recruits (other than Men's Basketball & Football) - Alumni Stadium, Gate D (right side)

    Trophy Cases
    The trophy cases are located on the East side concourse of Conte Forum. The football trophies, including Doug Flutie's Heisman Trophy, are located in the Hajjar Family Football Museum at the Yawkey Athletic Center. Hours of operation of the Hajjar Family Football Museum are: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. On home football game weekends the hours are:

    • Friday - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Saturday - 3 hours - 30 min pre game
    • Sunday - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Umbrellas
    Use of umbrellas is prohibited in Alumni Stadium.

    Varsity Club
    The Varsity Club pre-game hospitality function is located in the Shea Room. Membership is required and the event begins 2 hours prior to kick-off.

    Vehicle Restrictions
    No RV's, campers, or limousines are allowed on campus. There is no "drop-off" or "pick-up" area on campus. Parking garages have height restrictions:

    • Commonwealth Ave. Garage has a clearance of 6 ft.
    • Beacon St. Garage has a clearance of 7 ft.

    Will Call Locations

    • Public/Ticket Office Gate B (Conte Forum)
    • Visiting Team Player Gate A (Center)
    • BC Player Guest Gate D (Right Side)
    • BC Student Athletes Gate B (Conte Forum
    • Media Gate C (Conte Forum)
    • Recruits/Coaches - Football Gate C (Conte Forum)
    • Recruits/Coaches - Men's Basketball Gate C (Conte Forum)
    • Recruits/Coaches - Non-Football/Men's Basketball Gate D (Right Side)

    Yawkey Athletic Center

    Opened in 2005, The Yawkey Athletics Center is a 72,000 square-foot facility attached to the North Endzone of Alumni Stadium. The Yawkey Athletics Center is home to the football staff offices, Hajjar Family Football Museum, Alfond Football locker room, meeting rooms, sports medicine room, weight room and the Learning Resources for Student-Athletes offices. The Yawkey Athletics Center was funded entirely by private funds and received the lead gift from the Yawkey Foundation.