Football game day causes UCF schedule, parking changes
Published: Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 14:10
The UCF campus will observe game-day scheduling Thursday as the UCF Knights go up against East Carolina University at 8 p.m. Main campus classes and Research Park will adhere to normal schedules until noon. University offices will close at 12:30 p.m. in preparation for the game with the exception of the John C. Hitt Library, which will close at 5 p.m. UCF campus operations will resume normal operation hours on Friday starting at 7 a.m.
Game-day activities will begin Thursday afternoon starting at 2 p.m. Shuttles will begin operating at 3 p.m. to offer alternate transportation. Students should be advised on game-day parking and towing procedures. Faculty, staff and students are permitted to park in the Red and Blue zones, which include Garages A and I, parking lots B and H and floors three and four of Garage B. Unauthorized vehicles in Gold Zone parking areas are subject to towing beginning at 1 p.m. Those eligible for Gold Zone parking must display Golden Knights Club or UCF Athletics Association parking passes. This zone includes Garages C and D as well as lots C1-C2 and D1-D2.
Tailgating activities and participants must adhere to open container policies for attendees 21 and older. Tailgating participation will be authorized until midnight.
Game-day promotions include Knights for Pink, UCF Student Day and UCF Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day. Knights for Pink, presented by Florida Hospital, aims to support breast cancer research. Of each ticket purchased, $2 will be donated to research efforts.
Game admission is free for all UCF students with a valid student ID. UCF faculty and staff will receive 20 percent off the game-day ticket price of $25, which can be purchased online at www.UCFAthletics.com.