Parking Regulations for Football Weekends

Parking Changes during Home Football Game Weekends


The “No Parking 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.” parking restrictions will not be enforced from Friday afternoon beginning at Noon through Sunday evening each weekend there is a Penn State Home football game. The 2 a.m.to 6 a.m. restrictions will begin again at 2 a.m. each Monday morning. The one- and two-hour restrictions will also not be enforced beginning Friday at Noon and lawn parking will be permitted during the weekend. Visitors are encouraged to use the downtown parking garages on Beaver Avenue, Fraser Street or Pugh Street, which can be accessed 24 hours a day.

Please note: If inclement weather is predicted (i.e. snow/ice) street parking WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.

Please note that Pennsylvania Vehicle Code Violations will be strictly enforced at all times:
  • No Parking on the Sidewalk
  • No Parking within an Intersection
  • No Parking on a Crosswalk
  • No Parking within 20 feet of a Crosswalk at an Intersection
  • No Parking within 30 feet of a Stop Sign
  • No Parking over 12 inches from the Curb
  • No Parking against Traffic
  • No Parking in Front of a Driveway
Cars in violation of any of the above violations will be subject to ticketing and also towing.

All other non-PA Vehicle Code Violations will be strictly enforced as well. Downtown Loading Zones are for commercial vehicles only and will be strictly enforced. Cars parked in violation may be towed. Parking meters on the streets and in parking lots are enforced from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact the State College Police Department at 814-234-7150.

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