2016 Michigan Stadium Information

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Automated Teller Machines

Automated teller machines are located at the north and south ends of the stadium.

Baby Changing Areas

Changing tables are located in all family restrooms at Michigan Stadium and most men's and women's restrooms on the public concourses. This symbol Baby Icon can be found on the signage outside of all restrooms with changing tables.

Bag Check

Michigan Stadium has a Bag Check area for guests who may have items that will not be allowed into the stadium (see the Prohibited Items list). The Bag Check area is located inside the south entrance of Crisler Center off of Stadium Way. Guests must take their prohibited items to their vehicle or to the Bag Check area. A claim check will be issued to them that should be retained to claim their checked items. The following items may not be checked: Cash, Alcohol, Illegal Drugs, Food, Video Cameras, Cameras and Weapons. By using this service, you assume all risk of loss for checked items. Items must be picked up within 45 minutes of the end of the football game. If not claimed within the 45 minute time-frame, please call Crisler Center at (734) 763-1659 the Monday following the game to claim your item. Items not claimed within 10 days will be discarded. Please note that fans are advised to leave prohibited items at home to avoid the long lines at the Bag Check area.

Cameras and Video Equipment

Single-frame flash photography is allowed, however, cameras with lenses longer than six (6) inches will not be allowed into the stadium. All forms of video and motion-picture cameras are strictly prohibited. Guests are also forbidden to use lighting or camera support pods at Michigan Stadium.

Child and At-Risk Adult ID Wristband Program

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security offers a Child and At-Risk Adult ID Wristband Program during large-scale events held at Michigan Stadium. Important information, such as a contact number and seat location, can be written on the wristband. This program helps security and law enforcement personnel to reunite a loved one if they become separated from their parent or guardian. Wristbands are available at gates 1, 2, 4, 8 & 9.


Full service concession stands are available around the stadium concourse. Concession services are managed by Sodexo, Inc. The locations of concession stands around Michigan Stadium are indicated on the stadium map. For a complete list of food and beverage options, check out the food and beverage map.

Student Section
 » Water available for purchase in Student Section for $2 via walking vendors
 » Mobile phone charging stations located at Gate 9 and the south end of the stadium directly outside of Gate 3

Crisler Center

Public restrooms on the concourse level of Crisler Center will be accessible through the Northeast Entry off the Blue Lot. M Den Stores in Crisler Center are located inside the Northeast Entry (off the Blue Lot) and the Southwest Entry (near Gate 2). Crisler Center and M Den Stores open as follows:

Noon 9 a.m. Start of 3rd quarter 9 a.m. 1 hour postgame
3:30 p.m. Noon Start of 3rd quarter 9 a.m. 1 hour postgame

Directions to Michigan Stadium

Michigan Stadium 1201 S. Main St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104-3722
Google Directions/Map

From Detroit Metro Airport or Points East: Take I-94 West to Ann Arbor-Saline Road exit (#175). Turn right. As you travel north, Ann Arbor-Saline Road will turn into Main Street. Michigan Stadium is located at the northeast corner of Main Street and Stadium Boulevard.

From Chicago or Points West: Take I-94 East to Ann Arbor-Saline Road exit (#175). Turn left and follow Ann Arbor-Saline as it turns into Main Street. Michigan Stadium is located at the northeast corner of Main Street and Stadium Boulevard.

From Toledo or Points South: Take US 23 north to I-94 West. Follow directions above from Detroit Metro Airport.

From Flint or Points North: Take U.S. 23 south to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.


Michigan Stadium has 14 elevators available for use by guests holding tickets to premium seating areas (Suites and Club Level) as well as by guests with a disability. The locations of the elevators are indicated on the stadium map.


Guests are not permitted to leave Michigan Stadium and return on the same ticket. Re-admittance to Michigan Stadium will be allowed only in the case of an emergency. Those needing to exit Michigan Stadium for this purpose must see the Gate Supervisor through which they exit/re-enter prior to exiting.

Family Restrooms

Family restroom locations are indicated on the stadium map.

Fan Conduct

Guests using or displaying foul language or obscene gestures or appearing inebriated will be ejected from Michigan Stadium. Any fan entering the field of play or throwing objects in the stands or onto the field will face arrest and prosecution. A fan's season tickets may be subject to termination if they or the persons holding their ticket are found to be the cause of these problems. Any fan behavior that directly or indirectly interferes with the enjoyment of the game will be promptly addressed and may result in revocation of the ticket license and removal from the venue. If someone is interfering with your enjoyment of the game, please contact a Michigan Stadium Event Team Member for assistance.

First Aid

Emergency medical technicians, doctors and ambulances are at Michigan Stadium during all games. Should you require medical assistance, please see a Michigan Stadium Event Team Member or go to the First Aid building, located west of Gate 9. In addition, medical personnel are also located throughout the stadium seating areas and are available for assistance.

Gate Openings/Closing

We highly recommend getting inside the stadium gates in plenty of time to enjoy pregame festivities and avoid the typical congestion near kickoff. Arriving early and becoming familiar with your surroundings will best ensure that your gameday experience is a great one. We recommend entering the gates at least 60 minutes prior to kickoff. Michigan Stadium gates open as follows:

General Public Gates 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 10 Perimeter of Michigan Stadium 2 hours prior
to kickoff
1 hour postgame
Students Entrance Gate 10 NE corner of Michigan Stadium
Greene & Keech
2 hours prior
to kickoff
1 hour postgame
East side club
and suite level
Jack Roth Stadium Club Entrance Off Blue Lot
North of Gate 1 and tunnel
2.5 hours prior
to kickoff
1 hour postgame
West side
suite level
Ross Tower Lobby Off Main Street
South of Gate 8
2.5 hours prior
to kickoff
1 hour postgame

Guest Services

Guest Services Teams are available in select parking lots and throughout Michigan Stadium on game days to answer questions, address concerns and listen to suggestions. Remote Guest Services kiosks can be found in the Blue and Green Lots, and north of Gate 10 from four hours prior to kickoff until the game begins. Once inside, the stadium's four Guest Services kiosks are located at Gates 2, 4, 8 and 10. Guests can also visit our main Guest Services Building located at Gate 9, as well as our Guest Services and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Tent at the south end of Michigan Stadium.

Lost & Found

Game Day: Found items can be given to a Michigan Stadium Event Team Member, a Police Officer or taken to Guest Services at Gate 9. Anyone wishing to inquire about a lost item may do so at Gate 9 Guest Services.

Subsequent to Game Day: Items of value (cameras, wallets, cellphones, etc.) are collected postgame and taken to the University of Michigan Police Department. Persons who have these types of lost articles may email the UMPD at lost-and-found@police.umich.edu. For less valuable items (keys, IDs, M-Cards, glasses, hats, gloves, etc.), please email guestservices@umich.edu. These items will be kept for a week and then discarded.

Media Entrance/Will Call

Both Media Will Call and Photographer/Videographer Will Call will open three hours prior to kickoff. The designated entry point for media as well as Media Will Call is located at the Levine Tower Lobby (southwest tower) located off of Main Street just north of Gate 4. Photographer/Videographer Will Call is located on the east side of the stadium near the football tunnel just north of Gate 1. All media entering the stadium will have their bags checked and tagged outside the Levine Tower or at the media field access entrance north of the stadium tunnel.

MHSFCA Hall of Fame Display

The Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame display is located on the lower concourse at the southeast tower as indicated on the stadium map. This display recognizes past and current inductees in the MHSFCA Hall of Fame.

Parking & Courtesy Shuttle Information

A limited number of (cash only) single game parking passes for persons needing accessible parking will be available in the Green Lot on game day on a first-come, first-serve basis and requires a State-Issued Disability Parking Placard or license plate. Access to game day/cash sales parking is available on a weather permitting basis at the University of Michigan Golf Course from three locations: State Street, Stadium Boulevard/Green Lot and Main Street. Game day/cash sales parking is also available at Pioneer High School from Main Street, Ann Arbor Golf and Outing from Stadium Boulevard, Maize Lot from State Street just south of the Varsity Tennis Center and the University of Michigan Driving Range from South Main Street. For a more detailed list of parking lots, rates, availability, location and courtesy shuttle schedules, please visit Parking Information for Football Game Days.

Premium Seat Entry Points

Designated entry points have been set up for club and suite level ticket holders on both the east and west sides of the stadium. The east side entry is located at the Jack Roth Stadium Club entrance off the Blue Lot parking area (just north of Gate 1 and the football tunnel). The west side entry is in the Ross Tower Lobby located off Main Street just south of Gate 8.

Programs & Merchandise

Official souvenir programs are available at remote Guest Services kiosks in the Blue and Green parking lots and north of Gate 10 until kickoff and from vendors inside the stadium gates through the end of the 1st quarter. Officially licensed University of Michigan souvenirs (including game programs) are available at M Den Stores located around the stadium concourse, in Crisler Center and outside the gates.

Safety at Michigan Stadium

For emergency procedures, instructions for maintaining a safe environment at Michigan Stadium, and lists of permitted and prohibited items, visit the Safety at Michigan Stadium page.

Seat Cushions

Seat cushions are available for lease on a season basis. Please see wolverineseats.com for more information.

Smoking and E-Cigarettes

The University of Michigan is a smoke-free campus. Smoking is prohibited in ALL areas of Michigan Stadium. In addition, guests wanting to leave and smoke may NOT re-enter the stadium. It is the responsibility of all fans to observe the no-smoking regulation.

While prohibited in the seating areas of Michigan Stadium, the use of e-cigarettes is not prohibited in lesser congested areas of the venue (e.g., concourse and circulation spaces).

Student Entry and ID Policy

Students must enter Michigan Stadium, and the student section, through Gate 10, which is located on the northeast corner of the stadium at the corner of Greene Street and East Keech Avenue. To gain entry into Michigan Stadium on game day, a student ticket and a valid student ID must be presented at Gate 10 or a validation sticker must be purchased and affixed to the student ticket. No one shall use the ID of another student to gain entry. Validation stickers are sold during the week at the Michigan Ticket Office and the Michigan Union, and are also available on game days at the Michigan Union from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. On game day, validation stickers are sold at Student Will Call (located at Gate 9 at the north end of the stadium), but advance purchase is recommended to avoid long lines. Please visit ID Policy for U-M Football Student Tickets for more information.


Guests needing to make a phone call should visit Guest Services at Gate 9 to use the Stadium Courtesy Phone.

Tickets and Admissions

Michigan Stadium gates will be open two hours prior to kickoff. Suites and Club Level Areas open two and one-half hours prior to kickoff. Suite and Club Level ticket holders may access these areas at that time through their designated entrances on the east and west sides of the stadium. Tickets cannot be refunded or replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Children of all ages must have tickets for admission. Please hold on to your ticket stub at all times.

Traffic Postgame

In order to expedite the high volume of vehicles leaving Ann Arbor following all football games at Michigan Stadium, traffic on Main Street from Stadium Boulevard to I-94 is one way southbound.


Public transportation is available through the AATA Football Ride (theride.org).

Water Fountains

Water fountains are located throughout the public concourses at Michigan Stadium. Please ask any Michigan Stadium Event Team Member for their nearest location. In addition, free cups of water may be obtained from any concession stand with soda dispensing capability.

Will Call

Please see below for all Will Call locations as well as close times for each. All Will Call locations open 2.5 hours prior to kickoff.

General Public Crisler Center -
Northeast Entry
Off Blue Lot Start of
3rd quarter
Students Gate 9 North end
of Michigan Stadium
Start of
3rd quarter
East side club
and suite level
Jack Roth Stadium Club Entrance
Forbes Family Lobby
Off Blue Lot
North of Gate 1 and tunnel
End of game
West side
suite level
Ross Tower Lobby Off Main Street
South of Gate 8
End of game

"Welcoming Our Wolverines" (W.O.W.) Fridays

WOW Fridays

Michigan Athletics would like to welcome fans and visitors to Ann Arbor and Michigan Stadium on select Fridays prior to home football games by providing an opportunity for them to purchase official game programs, take their picture with one of the well-known landmarks at Michigan Stadium, and ask any question they may have prior to game day. Guest Services Team Members will be available outside Gate 10 (corner of East Keech Avenue and Greene Street) and the Northeast Entry of Crisler Center from Noon - 6 p.m. on select Fridays.

• September 2*
• September 9
• September 16
• September 23*
• September 30
• October 21
• November 4
• November 18

* Tours will not be held on September 2 and September 23.

In addition, 60-minute tours of Crisler Center and select areas of Michigan Stadium will also be available on Fridays prior to home football games for a fee of $10 per person. Tour tickets will be available for purchase at the Crisler Center Ticket Office located just inside the Northeast Entry beginning beginning at 1 p.m., with tours beginning at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased online up until 10 a.m. on the day of the tours. [ Buy Tickets ] The tours will begin in the Hall of Honor, travelling around the concourse of Crisler Center to the east side of Michigan Stadium. There will be an opportunity to have photos taken inside the stadium, and officially licensed University of Michigan souvenirs will be available at the M Den Store located on the northeast concourse of Crisler.

Parking permits are available for purchase at the northeast entrance of Crisler Center for W.O.W Fridays. The cost is $5 and guests can park in the lots surrounding Crisler Center on this day only.

Please email any questions about W.O.W. Fridays to guestservices@umich.edu. For information on other guided tours of Michigan Stadium and Crisler Center, please visit facilityrentals.ath.umich.edu.