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Welcome to the 2016 Maryland Terrapins Football Season!

General Information

This season the Terrapins will host six Saturday football games at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. We encourage all attendees to purchase game day parking permits in advance. Parking permits may be purchased on-site at Terrapin Trail Garage if space is available. The cost of a single game permit is $17.

Current students and employees should browse the Parking on Game Day section of this website to learn how game days will impact travel to campus.

Faculty & Staff: You will need to show your Faculty/Staff University ID to gain entry to your assigned lot on game days.  There is no charge for faculty & staff to park in your assigned lot on game days.  If you do not possess a university ID, you may obtain one through the Registrar’s office.  If you do not have a faculty/staff parking permit, you may obtain an Access Permit in advance at no charge.  The Access Permit will allow you to park in Terrapin Trail Garage, Mowatt Lane Garage or Regents Drive Garage on a game day.

Students: If you are coming to campus for any reason on a game day, you will need to obtain an Access Permit in advance at no charge. Without an Access Permit or game day parking permit you will need to park in an available street-side meter space and pay the meter.

Unaffiliated Guests: If you are planning to visit campus during a home football game, you will need to obtain a parking permit in advance of your visit. You may purchase game day parking permit online.

Purchase Parking Now

Already know exactly which Lot and Permit type you need? Click below to purchase your permit.

Purchase football parking permit link
NOTE: Grills are not permitted in parking garages.

Review the Football Parking Map for parking areas that are available for pre-pay parking options.

Football parking and Quickbus map
Disabled parking is available in Stadium Drive Garage North for $17.
disabled parking link

Parking on Game Day

If you are planning to attend the game select the image below.

link to Game Attendee parking

If you are visiting campus but not attending the game select the image below.

link to Non-Game parking

Relocation & Towing for Gameday

Lot 7 Registrants

Lot 7 registrants must relocate to Lot K7, Mowatt Lane Garage or Terrapin Trail Garage by 5:00pm the Friday before game day. Please note that Lot K1 is NO LONGER A VALID RELOCATION LOT.

Lot 7 Registrants who have not relocated by 5:00pm the Friday before game day will be cited and relocated. You may relocate your vehicle back to Lot 7 starting noon the following Sunday.

All Lot 7 registrants must be parked back in Lot 7 by 7:00am the Monday following game day. Those not removed from Lot K7, Mowatt Lane Garage, or Terrapin Trail Garage by 7:00am that Monday will receive a citation.

Commuter Registrants

Commuter parking registrants will need to move their vehicles from commuter lots by 11:59pm the Friday before a game day. If your vehicle is not moved prior to that time, it will be cited and relocated. You may relocate to your lot once the game has begun. Those needing to park on campus for academic purposes on game day should read our Parking for Non-Game Attendees information.

Questions regarding towing and relocation may be directed to or 301.314.DOTS (3687) during our business hours, Monday-Friday 8:15am-4:00pm or UMD Police Department at 301-405-5555


We realize many of our lots are quite far from maryland Stadium. To help get you to the stadium, we offer our Quickbus service before and after the game. Please see the map below for route specifics.

Those needing paratransit and disabled accommodations should contact us at 301.314.DOTS(3687) or PRIOR to game day.

Link to Quickbus route map

Tailgate & Gameday Safety

Please note that campus codes prohibit grilling in parking garages.

For additional safety information, visit the UMPD website or follow them on Twitter for game day updates.

Contact Us

Still have questions? If you have reviewed this section of the DOTS website and need additional assistance, search the DOTS Knowledge Base by clicking the “Questions?” tab to the right of this page or email

Email inquiries are handled during our regular business hours, Monday-Friday 8:15am-4:00pm. We do our best to respond within 48 hours. If you need immediate assistance or it is less than 48 hours prior to game day please call 301-314-DOTS(3687).

We are also available on Twitter.