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Parking and Transportation

Friday, September 27

Parking for Family Weekend Check-In and Welcome Dinner; 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Student Recreation Center

Family Weekend attendees can park for free in the lots listed below beginning at noon on Friday, September 27 through the weekend.

There are no shuttles running Friday. Guests will park and walk from the parking lot to the various locations on campus.

If you have a guest with accessibility needs, you may drop off a guest at the front of the Student Recreation Center, then proceed to park in the designated lots mentioned above. You may not leave your vehicle unattended in this location or you will be towed and/or ticketed.

If you elect to park in LBJ Student Center Parking Garage or Edward Gary Parking Garage, all hourly/daily parking rates apply. There is NO free parking at these locations at any time for Family Weekend. We do not provide parking vouchers for these parking garages.

 

Free Wine Walk Shuttle

A free shuttle between the San Marcos Main Street Wine Walk and the Welcome Dinner at the Student Recreation Center will run Friday, September 27 starting at 5:45 p.m. Guests who have purchased a ticket to both the Wine Walk and the Welcome Dinner may utilize the shuttle to these locations. The bus runs on a continuous loop with the last shuttle leaving the downtown square at 9:30 p.m. Look for the Wine Walk sign in the shuttle window and for directional signs outside the Student Recreation Center entrance. Shuttle bus departs and returns in front of the Student Recreation Center.

Saturday, September 28

If you are attending the Path to Graduation event in LBJ Student Center, please park in Matthews Street Garage at no cost to you for the day.

From 2:00 p.m. until one hour after the end of the football game, Family Weekend attendees can take a free shuttle from LBJ Student Center to Family Weekend Picnic at Sewell Park and/or the football game at Bobcat Stadium. This shuttle runs on a continuous loop from 2:00 p.m. until one hour after the end of the football game. Please park in Matthews Street Garage free of charge for the day, and walk to the bus loop at LBJ Student Center to catch the shuttle. At the end of the football game, catch the shuttle from Bobcat Stadium back to LBJ Student Center and walk over to Matthews Street Garage to your vehicle.

Buses will drop off at Sewell Park entrance on University Drive for the picnic, and in front of the football stadium (Bobcat Stadium) for the game. The free shuttle will also pick up guests at Sewell Park from the picnic and drop off at Bobcat Stadium for the football game between 2:00 pm-5:00 pm. Shuttles are equipped to serve those seeking mobility assistance.

Paid parking for the football game is available near Bobcat Stadium at the rate of $10 per vehicle. We do not provide parking vouchers for families who choose to pay to park at the football stadium.

Hourly Rate Based Parking:

If you elect to park in LBJ Student Center Parking Garage or Edward Gary Parking Garage, all hourly/daily parking rates apply. There is NO free parking at these locations at any time for Family Weekend. We do not provide parking vouchers for these parking garages.