Football Game-Day Information

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME TIGER FOOTBALL?!?! It's time to get excited! The 2017 season of Memphis Tiger football kicked off Thursday, August 31 against the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Please read the following details carefully as it includes everything you need to know in preparation for game-day:

Student parking

Students can pick up free parking passes for each home game at the University Center Theater Ticket Window the Thursday before every home game, unless otherwise stated. There will be two times to pick up a parking pass: 9:30 am and 4:30 pm. The student parking ticket allotment will be split evenly between the two times. One parking pass will be given out with a valid student ID. Student can only use Gate Access 10 off of East Parkway to enter the student parking lot.

Student Gate Procedures

Students must access the Liberty Bowl through Gate 6.

Students enrolled in six hours or more with a valid University of Memphis ID will be admitted free of charge to all home football games. You must have your Student ID with you, or you will not be admitted. Student ID barcodes will be scanned to verify active enrollment. Student seating is in Sections 123 and 124. Again, you MUST enter through Gate 6. Gates will open 1 ½ hours before kickoff time. This week the gates will open at 4:30 pm for the 6:00 pm kickoff. Liberty Bowl policies prohibit bringing food or beverages into the game. Umbrellas are not allowed in the stadium so please be prepared and bring a poncho or raincoat. If you leave the Liberty Bowl after you enter, re-entry is NOT allowed.

Students enrolled in five hours or less may purchase a $7 ticket for themselves at the Athletic Ticket Office (south of Southern, east of the Rec Center) during regular office hours, while supplies last. These tickets will also be sold at Gate 6 on game days for cash only. Credit Cards at Gate 1. 

Students may purchase two guest tickets for each home football game at the Athletic Ticket Office for $10 each while supplies last. Guest tickets will be available at the Athletic Ticket Office (south of Southern and east of the Rec Center) which is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Guest tickets may also be purchased at Gate 6 on game days for cash only. Credit Cards at Gate 1. Only a limited number of guest tickets will be available for each game.

All students and persons holding guest tickets MUST enter through the Student Gate (gate 6).  If your ID card is damaged, you may receive a replacement ID card at the Campus Card Office, 115 Wilder Tower, during normal business hours upon presentation of your damaged card. Please note that if your ID card is used by someone else, your ID card will be confiscated and turned over to the Student Conduct office.

Students registered with Disability Resources for Students who may need assistance with special seating should contact Melissa Moore-Brigance at at least 24 hours prior to each game if they wish to attend.

2017 Home Football Schedule

  • 8/31 vs. Louisiana-Monroe (8:00 PM)
  • 9/16 vs. UCLA (11:00 AM)
  • 9/23 vs. Southern Illinois* (7:00PM)
  • 10/14 vs. Navy (TBD)
  • 10/27 vs. Tulane (7:00PM)
  • 11/18 vs. SMU (TBD)
  • 11/25 vs East Carolina (TBD)


Game times for TBD dates will be announced 12 days in advance and will be posted to The Tiger football games official and up to date schedule can be found at

Student Entry Gate for Football