Athletic Event Parking

Please review important parking information by athletic event below.

 

Football Event Day Parking


During the football season, all vehicles, including resident (SRF and SGS2) permit vehicles, must be moved off the Chestnut Hill Campus by 11:00 p.m. the evening prior to scheduled home football games. Students with resident permitted vehicles (SRF and SGS2) may park on the Newton Campus for home football games. Vehicles remaining on the Chestnut Hill Campus after midnight will be towed at the owner's expense. Parking in the neighborhoods surrounding Boston College will also result in towing.

Parking for the game is by athletics permit only on BC grounds. Offsite satellite parking is available in Brighton (20 Guest St. Brighton, MA, 02135), in Newton (885 Centre St, Newton 02459), and Chestnut Hill (300 Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill 02467). See the BC Eagles Web site for more details on game day parking and transportation.

Men's Basketball and Ice Hockey
 

  • Campus parking lots open for event attendees 1½ hours prior to the start of the event.
  • Traffic will be directed by the BCPD, and signs will be posted to identify event parking areas.
     

General Public Parking

  • The general public will be asked to enter campus via the St. Ignatius Gate. Parking will be provided in various lots such as the Commonwealth Avenue Garage, Robsham Lot, and the Connell Recreation Center. Boston College Police Officers will be available to direct general public to the nearest available parking location.
     

Flynn Fund/University-Issued Permit Holder Parking

  • The Beacon Street Garage will be reserved for permit holders only (Boston College–issued parking permits or Flynn Fund parking permits) and will be restricted through 15 minutes after the start of the event, when all on-campus parking will be open to the general public.
  • Certain Flynn Fund Parking Permits will also be allowed to park on Campanella Way.
  • Flynn Fund Permit Holders should follow the directions listed on the reverse side of their permit for best access to their parking area.
  • Note: 15 minutes after the start of an event, a limited number of spaces will be reserved on Level 2 of the Beacon Street Garage through the duration of the event to accommodate faculty, staff, and students arriving later in the day.
     

Campus Visitors Not Attending the Event

  • The Beacon Street Garage will close to visitors at 3:00 p.m. on weekday event days and 3 hours prior to the start of the event on weekends.
  • All visitors will be asked to enter campus through the St. Ignatius Gate, receive a visitor's permit from the gate attendant and be directed to park in the Commonwealth Avenue Garage.

Women's Basketball Day Events
 

General Public Attending the Event

  • Campus parking lots open for event attendees 1½ hours prior to the start of the event.
  • Individuals attending these events should park in the Beacon Street Garage levels 2 & 3.
  • Parking is free of charge in both the Beacon Street Garage on a Women's Basketball game day.
     

Campus Visitors Not Attending the Event

  • The Beacon Street Garage will close to visitors at 3:00 p.m. on weekday event days and 3 hours prior to the start of the event on weekends.
  • All visitors will be asked to enter campus through the St. Ignatius Gate, receive a visitor's permit from the gate attendant, and be directed to park in the Commonwealth Avenue Garage.

Volleyball, Women's Ice Hockey, Tennis, Swimming, and Fencing
 

  • Campus parking lots open for event attendees 1½ hours prior to the start of the event.
  • Individuals attending these events should park in the Beacon Street Garage levels 2 & 3.

Men's and Women's Soccer, Field Hockey, and Women's Lacrosse
 

  • Parking is available at the Newton Sports Complex.
  • Campus parking lots open for event attendees 1½ hours prior to the start of the event.
  • Parking is free for all athletic events to the Newton Campus Sports Complex.
  • Signs will be posted to identify event parking areas.

Baseball and Softball
 

  • GPS Address: 2125 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton, Mass.
  • Campus parking lots open for event attendees 1 1/2 hours prior to the start of the event.
  • Parking is free for all athletic events at the Harrington Athletics Village at Brighton Fields.
  • Signs will be posted to identify event parking areas.
  • Parking is limited to 750 spaces on Brighton. Should the lots fill, fans will be directed to the main Chestnut Hill Campus.