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Friday Night Lights

Football: Friday, September 6, 2019, 8:00 PM

Virginia Cavaliers host William & Mary Tribe at Scott Stadium

There are significant impacts of hosting a large event on a weeknight, but the University is committed to supporting all university and health system activities. No classes will be cancelled, and patient care services will be provided as usual. Our team is working hard to mitigate the game’s impact on students, patients, employee work schedules, traffic, and parking. We appreciate your willingness to work with us to help manage this event.

UVA parking permit holders and University Transit Service riders will find specific impacts and alternatives below.

Event Parking for Football Ticket Holders 

Reserved and first-come, first-served parking options for football attendees will not open until 5:30 PM.

Fans attending the game should visit the Virginia Athletics Website for more information.

Permit Holders

Please review the following chart to determine if your parking lot requires you to vacate on September 6 and if so, by what time:

Permit Parking Location Vacate Time
11th Street Garage No Vacate
AFC Meters (AFC Lot and Spaces on Whitehead Road) 4:00 PM*
A9 No Vacate
A10 5:30 PM in posted locations
B1 and B2 No Vacate
Bryant Hall Meters 4:00 PM*
C1 4:00 PM*
C7 4:00 PM*
Central Grounds Garage 4:00 PM (Entry closes at 1:00 PM)*
Culbreth Road Garage No Vacate
Darden (D1, D5, D10) No Vacate
Law (D2) No Vacate
D3 5:00 PM*
E1 (Facilities Management)
4:00 PM*
E3 (Scott Stadium)
4:00 PM*
Emmet/Ivy Garage No Vacate
Fontaine Research Park No Vacate
Gilmer Hall Meters
4:00 PM*
John Paul Jones Arena (West Lot, South Lot, East Lot, and Garage) No Vacate
K2 No Vacate
Northridge No Vacate
O-Hill Meters
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
Red (Left Side of the Lower Level of Scott Stadium Garage) TBD
Red (Scott Stadium) 5:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
Slaughter Recreation Center Lot
4:00 PM*
South Garage on Crispell Drive No Vacate
The Park No Vacate
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
U6 and U9 No Vacate
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
4:00 PM*
Zehmer Hall (Z1, Z2, and Z4)
4:00 PM*

*Alternative Parking Arrangements:

Modified Work Schedules: While the University will provide normal services on September 6, departments are authorized to use their discretion to determine the appropriate staffing levels to maintain services. For those operations that can support it, managers are encouraged to utilize modified schedules, including the use of annual or compensatory time, or any other appropriate modification that allows employees to modify their shifts, while still attaining 40 hours during the work week. In cases where staffing and schedules cannot be modified, employees will need to report to work as usual regardless of their parking situation.

Emmet/Ivy Garage and John Paul Jones Arena: Those unable to vacate their assigned permit parking area by their published time should park at John Paul Jones Arena (West, South, East Lots and Garage) or the Emmet/Ivy Garage.

Getting to Grounds: The University Transit Service Northline and Central Grounds Shuttle provide service between JPJ and Grounds until 4:00 PM. Please review the information below regarding changes to UTS service due to the home football game.

Getting to the Health System: The Blueline provides service between JPJ and the Health System. Please review the information below regarding changes to UTS service due to the home football game.

Teaching Faculty: Teaching faculty who are unable to vacate their assigned permit parking area by their published time on September 6 may either park at John Paul Jones Arena (West, South, East Lots and Garage) or the Emmet/Ivy Garage, or contact Wynne Stuart in the Provost's Office at to explore possible alternatives.

Emmet/Ivy Garage and South Garage on Crispell Drive

Permit holders for the Emmet/Ivy Garage and South Garage on Crispell Drive will not be required to vacate their garages for the home football game on September 6. Permit holders should anticipate traffic delays and an increase in the number of vehicles parked in the garages.

Central Grounds Garage

The Central Grounds Garage will close to public parking at 1:00 PM on September 6, in preparation for football game day parking. All vehicles must vacate the Central Grounds Garage by 4:00 PM on September 6. Alternative parking is available at the Emmet/Ivy Garage. 

University Transit Service

Due to football game day operations, UTS service is modified in order to manage transit and event needs. Keep up with the latest service impacts and announcements on the TransLoc Rider app and the UTS-411 e-mail alert list. 

UTS Route
Service End Time
8:00 PM
Central Grounds Shuttle
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Purple Route
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
University Loop (Inner & Outer Loop)
4:00 PM
Extended Late Night for Northline and Outer Loop
No Service*

*SafeRide will begin service at 12:30 AM.

Road Closures

For the most up-to-date information on road closures and traffic impacts, please visit the Virginia Athletics website.