Cyclone Tailgating and Football Parking


NEW Gameday Policies 2020

No Tailgating will be allowed anywhere on ISU campus. New policies have been put into place for when fans are allowed to return. For the most up to date information visit

Football Update 9/24/20

Fans are allowed to attend home football games at limited capacity. The most current Football Update lays out a plan for health checks, social distancing and contact tracing. Tailgating is still not permitted anywhere on ISU Campus.

Party Smart

Guidelines for attending safe gatherings and homegating by Student Wellness.

General Information

Gameday polices and Parking information for Home Football Games. The information is subject to change due to COVID-19. Contact ISU Athletics for the most up to date information.

Parking Map

Donor parking and grass lots locations if available.

ISU Campus Parking Areas (Weekend Games)

Some lots on ISU Campus are availble for Football parking. RV and bus parking is not permitted and tailgating is NOT allowed in any University owned lots. 


Questions?? Contact Athletics for the most up to date information.

Call the Customer Service Hotline (515) 296-7849

Press Release

City of Ames Press Release

Game Day Parking Half Sheet

Game Day Special Parking Penalty Zone