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    Nippert Stadium Guest Services

    Entering Nippert Stadium


    For patrons parking in the parking garages accessible from Martin Luther King Drive, there are two entry points:

    • Gate 6, located at Main Street at the northwest corner of Nippert Stadium just past the Center Court Cafeteria.
    • Gate 5, located via Tangeman University Center.


    For patrons parking in the Corry, Calhoun, and CCM garages, there are two convenient entry points from the east:

    • Gate 3, located on the east side of the Dieterle Vocal Arts Center (south or horseshoe end of the stadium)
    • Gate 2 located at Victory Plaza and Sheakley Lawn.


    For patrons parking in the CCM garage, the most convenient gate, Gate 4 is located between Emery Hall and Tangeman University Center.


    • Beer must be purchased inside the stadium and will be sold until the middle of the third quarter. Fans must be 21 to purchase beer and identification must be presented upon request. All other alcoholic beverages are not permitted.


    • Fifth Third Bank ATMs located on the concourse throughout the stadium.

    Bearcat Band Pep Rally

    • The Bearcat Band will perform one and a half hours prior to kickoff located on Sigma Sigma Commons.


    • Concession stands, including Donatos Pizza locations, are available throughout Nippert Stadium.

    First Aid            

    • Emergency medical treatment is available at the First Aid Room, which is located on the East concourse behind Section 111. An ambulance will be available for medical assistance. Medical personnel are stationed on the east and west side of the stadium.

    Lost & Found

    • Found items may be turned over to any Fifth Third Arena Staff Member or Police Officer, or at the Public Safety Office in Edwards Three. Inquires about lost items should be directed to Fifth Third Arena Staff or Police Officers during the Event, or to the Public Safety Office at 513-556-4925, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at any time thereafter.

    Patrons With Disabilities

    • Patrons with disabilities should contact the UC Athletics Ticket Office so that their needs may be attended to effectively. Cash parking for patrons needing accessible parking is available in CCM Garage at the end of Corry Avenue. A state-issued handicap pass is required.


    • For any problems or complaints during a home game, locate your nearest usher who will contact the appropriate University Personnel to resolve the matter.


    • Restrooms are located throughout the stadium. Accessible facilities are located on the East and West concourses.


    • Nippert Stadium is a smoke-free facility. As a result of state legislation, smoking is no longer allowed in any public place, including all areas of Nippert Stadium. Your cooperation in the following policy is appreciated. Guests who fail to comply with the policy after appropriate warnings may be subject to ejection from the stadium.


    • Souvenirs can be purchased throughout Nippert Stadium and Tangeman University Center beginning when the gates open and through the end of the game. (Excluding night games and sales close at the end of halftime).


    • The University of Cincinnati is committed to promoting a positive and safe environment at all home events. In accordance with NCAA and BIG EAST Conference rules, we ask that all fans act responsibly and courteously to those around you. Abusive language or disorderly conduct is unacceptable and unwelcome at UC. Any spectator who interferes with the game by coming onto the field or by throwing objects on the field at any time will be removed from the stadium and subject to further sanctions which may include loss of future ticket privileges. Your cooperation is appreciated.

    Stadium Entry & Re-Entry

    • The University of Cincinnati mandates that once admitted to the stadium, no ticket holder shall be permitted to leave and re-enter the facility on that ticket. In the event of inclement weather, home-team game management reserves the right to waive this policy.


    • Standing in the concourse is prohibited.


    • All persons, excluding children three years of age and under who do not require a seat, must have a ticket for admission to the stadium.

    Ticket Scanning

    • All tickets will be electronically scanned to verify authenticity. Patrons assume all risks for tickets purchased through sources other than the UC Athletics Ticket Office.