Assistive Listening System Equipment
Assistive Listening System Equipment is available inside Gate 18 at the Guest Relations/Security Office and inside the West Stadium Lobby at the Guest Relation/Security Office.
Located on the north (gate 14), east (gate 20), south (gate 1) and west (between gates 6 & 8) concourses of Memorial Stadium and in the lobby on the southeast corner of the Stadium Drive parking garage (Lot 1).
Personal backrests (any shape or size) are not allowed in Memorial Stadium. Backrests are available for rent on a single game basis ($5) at locations in the stadium throughout the concourse. Seat cushions without backs are permissible. The new East Stadium 600 level seats have backrests built into the bench so rentals are not needed in this seating area.
Bags & Bag Search
The University of Nebraska reserves the right to examine any bag/container brought into the stadium. New in 2017, only clear tote bags no larger than 12” X 6” X 12” will be allowed into ticketed Nebraska events. For full details, please visit huskers.com/bagpolicy
Gates 3, 7, 11, 15, 16A, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 23A & 24 are disabled accessible.
Fans can be dropped off northwest of Lot 8 via eastbound Salt Creek Roadway.
Electronic Ticket Scanning/Exiting the Stadium/Re-Entry
All tickets will be electronically scanned to verify authenticity. Tickets must be scanned each time a guest enters or exits the stadium. At the start of the fourth quarter there will be no entry. Guests are reminded that any items they bring into the stadium upon re-entry are subject to search.
In the event of an emergency where the seating areas need to be vacated, direct your attention to the video boards, listen to public address announcements and follow the direction of stadium staff.
Any event staff member will be able to answer general questions. When in doubt, ask to speak with an event staff supervisor.
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First Aid (Medical Stations)
The American Red Cross provides emergency medical services in the stadium and at first aid stations located in the southeast corner of field level, east stadium upper concourse, northwest concourse and west stadium club level of the stadium. The southeast and northwest aid stations will be staffed with paramedics, EMTs & physicians to provide advanced medical care and facilitate any necessary transfers to area hospitals. Contact Red Cross volunteers, Boy Scout volunteers or stadium security personnel for assistance. The Red Cross cannot assist fans to and from stadium seating. City of Lincoln Police and Fire Chaplains are also available in the aid stations to provide assistance if necessary.
Food and Beverage
Food and beverages from approved game day vendors selling on University grounds are allowed inside the stadium. Personal empty water bottles (plastic only) are allowed into the stadium for fans to be able to refill at the fountains inside. All other outside food and beverage is prohibited. Certain situations may arise, i.e. extreme heat that initiate exceptions to this policy. The University and Athletic Department will communicate to the public if exceptions will be made.
Game Day Schedule (Pregame, Prior to Kickoff)
6 a.m. - Stadium Drive closed to vehicle traffic
Gate Speaker System
4 hours - Ticket Office opens (3hrs prior for 11am kicks), North Stadium Lobby opens (closes 1hr before kickoff)
3 hours - Husker Nation Pavilion opens
2.5 hours - Unity Walk Football Team arrives (East Stadium Plaza, Enters Gate 20)
2 hours - West Stadium Lobby, Gates 19 and 21 (East Stadium) open for suite and club ticket holders only
1.5 hours - Stadium Gates Open
45 minutes - Band marches to stadium, enters Gates 3 & 11
20 minutes - Field cleared for pregame activities
Important game day information will be broadcast via speakers at all entry points in Memorial Stadium. The gate speakers will also serve as a system for communicating directions and important information during emergencies..
Games / Stadium Entry
Fans are encouraged to enter the stadium at the gate printed on their ticket; however, fans can enter gates 1-16, 18, 20 & 23 to access all stadiums. Other gates are reserved for premium level tickets or specialty gate tickets only. Gates 1, 6, 8, 17, 18, 19, and 21 will close shortly after kickoff, use the next available open gate to gain access into the stadium. Fans will be required to open outer garments for visual inspection upon entry. Fans are also encouraged to travel lightly to the game and leave unnecessary belongings at home or in your vehicle. (see Bags & Bag Search).
Guest Service booths are located on the inside and outside of the East and West Stadiums.
The official team store of the Huskers. The main store is located at Pinnacle Bank Arena (PBA) with another larger store location inside East Stadium (Gate 18). Satellite stores are located around the concourses, in the east and west club levels, Husker Nation Pavilion, Stadium Drive and T Street, and outside the east and NW parts of Memorial Stadium. The east store (gate 18) and other outside stores will be open approx. 3-5hrs before, depending on kickoff. The club levels will open 2hrs before kickoff with the other inside locations opening up 90min before kickoff. Visit Huskers.com for PBA store hours.
Husker Nation Pavilion
The Husker Nation Pavilion is located on the football practice field (enter from the south or west) just outside of the northeast corner of Memorial Stadium. It opens three hours before kickoff of every home game and is free fun for the whole family. It includes activities such as food vendors, autograph sessions and games. A video board shows football games from around the country. Husker fans can also listen to the IMG College Husker Sports Network pregame radio broadcast live from the Pavilion before each game. For more information, contact Nebraska Athletic Marketing at (402) 472-0775. or visit here
Lost and Found
Stadium lost and found areas are located at the Guest Relations/Security Offices inside Gate 18 of east stadium and inside the west stadium lobby and are open 90 minutes pregame. Individuals who find lost articles should contact event security or police officers. All lost and found items will remain at the stadium until the end of the season. Items may be claimed by contacting the Athletic Events Office at (402) 472-1003.
Osborne Athletic Complex
The Traditions Lobby and The Nebraska Experience Room open to the public four (4) hours before kickoff and closes to non-premium level ticket holders one (1) hour before kickoff (videos will not be shown on game day). You can view our national championship trophies, BCS trophies, assorted bowl trophies and more. Guided tours are not available on game day. For more information on the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex, guided tours and self-guided tours, please visit Huskers.com or for tour info call (402) 472-3333. Unfortunately, the lobby doesn't open back up postgame until Sunday morning.
Phone Numbers (all are 402-472-XXXX unless indicated)
University Operator - 7211
University Police - 2222
Ticket Office - 3111 or (800) 8-BIGRED
Athletic Department - 4224
Development - 2367
Event Management - 1003
Lost & Found - 1003
Junior Blackshirts - 3467
StarTran Shuttle Service - 402/476-1234
Use of cameras is permitted but camera cases are prohibited under the clear bag policy (see Bags and Bag Search). Game action may not be recorded.
Alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, bags not conforming to the clear bag policy (see bags & bag search), coolers, chair backs, noise makers, glass bottles, cans, video cameras, banners/flags on poles, use of selfie sticks and open umbrellas. Consideration of other spectators is expected. With the passage of the concealed weapons law in the state of Nebraska, fans are reminded that concealed weapons are not allowed on the UNL campus and are prohibited at all collegiate sporting events. At the discretion of game management, other items are subject to being prohibited.
Bags larger than security tubs
Glass bottles or cans
Banners/flags on poles and open umbrellas
The IMG College Husker Sports Network will produce and market the live broadcast for Nebraska football in 2017. Anchor affiliates will again be KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha, KLIN (1400 AM) in Lincoln and KRVN (880 AM) in Lexington. A complete list of affiliates can be found at Huskers.com here. Sirius XM satellite radio will again carry Nebraska games.
Fans inside the stadium can tune into 87.7 FM to listen to live audio of the Husker Sports Network radio call.
Smoking is NOT permitted in Memorial Stadium. This includes electronic cigarettes or other forms of electronic smoking.
The University of Nebraska promotes good sportsmanship and conduct among our alumni, students and friends. Inappropriate conduct, activity or any discourtesy should be reported to stadium personnel or the Athletic Events Office at (402) 472-1003. You may also utilize our text messaging service to report such complaints (see Text Messaging Service).
There is not a secure area for patrons to store any personal items inside the stadium. Permissible items stored at seating locations cannot impede fan traffic, i.e. strollers, walkers, blankets, etc.
The University of Nebraska promotes responsible tailgating. Please be considerate of those around you - both outside the stadium and in your seat. Intoxication can lead to denied entry into Memorial Stadium. Parking lots will open at 6 a.m. for games kicking off prior to 6 p.m. and 11 a.m. for kickoffs 6 p.m. or later.
Text Messaging Service
For fan assistance, text to 69050 and start your message with UNLPD. Standard text message rates will apply. Texts are received by Stadium Operations and a response will be initiated.
You may claim your vehicle by contacting the UNL Police at (402) 472-2222.