Information You Need to Know for Gameday

Rutgers vs. Liberty | The Birthplace of College Football

Saturday, October 26 | 12 PM | SHI Stadium | Honoring Letterwinners from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s


  • Gameday Timeline

    • 7:00 AM – Parking Lots Open
    • 9:00 AM – Block R Party and Kids Zone Opens
    • 9:45 AM – Scarlet Walk
    • 10:30 PM – Gates Open
    • 11:40 AM – Band Show Begins
    • 11:50 AM – Horse Entrance
    • 11:53 AM – Team Entrance
    • 11:55 AM – National Anthem
    • 12:00 PM – Kickoff


  • Tickets

    • To purchase tickets for Rutgers vs. Liberty, please call 866-445-GORU or click here.


  • Bag, Stadium, and Ticket Policies:

    • Bag Policy: Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and approximately 12″ x 6″ x 12″, or one-gallon clear plastic bags or similar, and small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, can be taken into athletic venues. Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection. Fans with prohibited bags may rent a locker at the locker truck near the Kids Chorale to store their bags. Read the full bag policy here.
    • Food and Beverage Policy: Due to Homeland Security guidelines, no outside food and beverage will be permitted into the stadium. An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at the Guest Services gates designated for this purpose.
    • Prohibited Items: Prohibited items include outside food and beverages, bottles, cans, alcoholic beverages, coolers, umbrellas, noisemaking devices, balloons, laser pointers, pets (with the exception of guide dogs), balls, weapons, sticks/poles, containers, fireworks, and any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate from being brought into the facility.
    • Infants & Toddlers: Rutgers Athletics requires all patrons, regardless of age to have a ticket for all football games. The Athletic Department will allow one lap child without charge when attending an event with a ticketed adult. To obtain a complimentary lap ticket, a parent or guardian can request the ticket at the stadium’s North Gate Ticket Office.
    • For all stadium and ticket policies, click here.


  • Parking: 

    • Parking lots open 5 hours prior to kickoff.
    • Day of game parking is available at the RAC (83 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854) for $25 and is cash only.
    • Single game parking can be bought in advance by clicking here.
    • Fans who park in the Scarlet or Green lot on Busch campus are encouraged to enter the campus from River Road. Fans in all other lots on Busch campus are encouraged to enter from Route 18.
    • Fans who take the train to the New Brunswick train station will have access to a shuttle from the train station to the nearest gameday shuttle station, which will transport fans to the stadium.
    • Click here for all parking information.


  • Concessions Options

    • Hometown vs. Opponent Beer (Section 108)
      • NJ Beer: NJ Beer Co.’s Hudson Pale Ale on draft
      • Virginia Beer: Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager, brewed in Virginia
    • Hot apple cider (non-alcoholic) and apple cider donuts will be available at Section 108
    • Pumpkin Beer in cans brewed by NJ Beer Co. will be available at Knight’s Barracks (section 108), Knight’s Corner (section 122) and The Tavern (section 128)
    • Gluten Free, Salad, and Halal options available at sections 108 and 122 (grab n’ go) include:
      • Garden Salad
      • Gluten Free chicken salad sandwich
      • Gluten free turkey and swiss
      • Fruit cups
      • Halal smoked turkey on challah
      • Halal tuna salad on challah
      • Halal falafel salad wrap
    • Gluten Free and Vegetarian subs will be available at the Jersey Mike’s Stand at Section 118
    • Healthy Options  are located at the Healthy Huddle Window at the Jersey Mike’s Stand at Section 118 and the Healthy Huddle Portable at Section 118. Options include:
      • Honey BBQ chicken sandwich
      • Portobello rustico sandwich
      • Turkey burger
      • Fruit cups




  • 50/50 Raffle

    • The 50/50 raffle will start 3 hours prior to kickoff and conclude at the end of the third quarter. Sellers will be on foot in the lots pregame and roaming the stadium during the game, and there will be 4 kiosks to purchase 50/50 tickets from, located behind sections 101, 116, 126, and 131. The winning number will be announced during the 4th quarter. The winner does NOT need to be present to win. The winner should email with a picture of their ticket to arrange to collect their prize. More information, plus previous winning numbers, can be found at


  • Horizon Fan Corner

    • Visit the Horizon Fan Corner located above section 131! Take photos, receive autographs, win prizes, and more!



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For more information on the gameday experience and Rutgers gameday traditions, click here.
If you have any questions, call the Rutgers Ticket Office at 866-445-GORU (4678) Monday – Friday. 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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