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MSU Parking Services announces parking changes for upcoming football season 

August 24, 2023

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EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Michigan State University Parking Services would like to update the community about new parking changes for the upcoming 2023 MSU Football season. The new changes this season include the following: 

  • Cherry Lane parking is limited due to construction of the MSU Recreational Sports facility 
  • General parking for tailgating is now $30
  • There is a $20 entrance fee to Lot 89/MSU Pavilion with free roundtrip shuttle service 

For the first game of the season on Sep. 1 vs. Central Michigan at 7 p.m., parking lots open at 2 p.m. for donors and 3 p.m. for the public. For the rest of the season, parking lots open at 7 a.m. for games that kickoff between 12 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., and 11 a.m. for night games. All shuttle buses start 2 hours prior to kickoff and run continuously until roughly 2 hours after the game ends. 

As a reminder, you can sign up to receive all MSU Football game day updates this season by texting SPARTANFB23 to 888777. Updates will include safety and security information, potential game delays, parking and traffic suggestions, bag policies, etc. 

You can learn more about game day parking by visiting the MSU Parking Services website



Dana Whyte, Communications Manager and Spokesperson, Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety 

Stephanie O’Donnell, University Traffic Engineer and Assistant Director for Parking and Mobility, Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety