Information You Need to Know for Rutgers vs. Northwestern
Cheer on Rutgers on October 20 on Homecoming!
Rutgers vs. Northwestern | 12 PM | HighPoint.com Stadium | Homecoming!
New This Season!
- Learn about all the gameday enhancements here
Be sure to download the Rutgers Gameday app HERE for all Gameday Information, complete streaming of audio broadcasts, a robust stats package, Fan Experience information and opportunities for seat upgrades. On Gameday, there will be push notifications with gameday updates and offers during the game.
- 7:00 AM – Lots Open
- 9:00 AM – Block R Party begins (located across from the north gate of the stadium)
- 9:00 AM – Kids Zone opens
- 9:45 AM – Scarlet Walk (band and cheer perform and team arrives and enters stadium, near the north gate)
- 10:30 AM – Stadium Gates Open
- 11:40 AM – Band Show Begins
- 11:50 AM – Horse Entrance
- 11:53 AM – Team Takes the Field
- 11:55 AM – National Anthem
Bag, Stadium, and Ticket Policies:
- Bag Policy: Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and approximately 12″ x 6″ x 12″, or one-gallon clear plastic bags or similar, and small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, can be taken into athletic venues. Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection. Fans with prohibited bags may rent a locker at the locker truck near the Kids Chorale to store their bags. Read the full bag policy here.
- Food and Beverage Policy: Due to Homeland Security guidelines, no outside food and beverage will be permitted into the stadium. An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at the Guest Services gates designated for this purpose.
- Prohibited Items: Prohibited items include outside food and beverages, bottles, cans, alcoholic beverages, coolers, umbrellas, noisemaking devices, balloons, laser pointers, pets (with the exception of guide dogs), balls, weapons, sticks/poles, containers, fireworks, and any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate from being brought into the facility.
- Infants & Toddlers: Rutgers Athletics requires all patrons, regardless of age to have a ticket for all football games. The Athletic Department will allow one lap child without charge when attending an event with a ticketed adult. To obtain a complimentary lap ticket, a parent or guardian can request the ticket at the stadium’s North Gate Ticket Office.
- For all stadium and ticket policies, click here.
- Visit GoCentralJersey.com for everything you need to know about Middlesex County and the surrounding area!
- Enhance your gameday experience with sideline passes, stadium tours, pictures with the mascot, and more! Learn more about Scarlet Memories here.
- Parking lots open 5 hours prior to kickoff.
- Day of game parking is available at the RAC (83 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854) for $25 and is cash only.
- Single game parking can be bought in advance by clicking here.
- Fans who park in the Scarlet or Green lot on Busch campus are encouraged to enter the campus from River Road. Fans in all other lots on Busch campus are encouraged to enter from Route 18.
- Fans who take the train to the New Brunswick train station will have access to a shuttle from the train station to the nearest gameday shuttle station, which will transport fans to the stadium.
- Click here for all parking information.
- Have the most comfortable experience with a Knight Kushion padded seat back! They are available to rent for $10. Rent yours from the stand located behind section 114.
- Get a slice of cheese pizza and a 16-oz fountain drink for $6, or a pepperoni slice and a 16-oz fountain drink for $7! This offer is available behind sections 104 (west side), 125 (east side) and 139 (south endzone).
Approved Clear Bags
- The 50/50 raffle will start 3 hours prior to kickoff and conclude at the end of the third quarter. Sellers will be on foot in the lots pregame and roaming the stadium during the game, and there will be 4 kiosks to purchase 50/50 tickets from, located behind sections 101, 116, 126, and 131. The winning number will be announced during the 4th quarter. The winner does NOT need to be present to win. The winner should email email@example.com with a picture of their ticket to arrange to collect their prize. More information, plus previous winning numbers, can be found at scarletknights.com/5050raffle.
DyeHard Apparel Deal
- Go Scarlet or Go Home….Wear Scarlet by picking up your official scarlet t-shirt at participating retail locations throughout Highpoint.com Stadium.
Horizon Fan Corner
- Hey Rutgers Fans! Be sure to stop by the Fan Corner located above Section 131.
- Tickets for Rutgers vs. Illinois are still available! Call 866-445-GORU or click here for all ticket options.
For more information on the gameday experience and Rutgers gameday traditions, click here.
If you have any questions, please call the Rutgers Ticket Office at 866-445-GORU (4678) Monday – Friday. 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.