Parking on Main Campus for all stadium events costs $20. Parking at the Research Park costs $10.
Parking lots open for football games four hours before kick-off. As you enter campus, attendants and police will direct you.
Campus parking is limited. Please arrive an hour before kickoff to ensure space availability.
Allow yourself extra travel time as traffic may be heavy.
When a football game ends, 45 minutes of heavy outgoing traffic takes precedence over gaining access to main campus.
UC Boulder parking permits will be honored in their assigned lot during football games based on space availability. (Some exceptions exist; see below for details.) Permit holders displaced from their lots will be directed to alternate campus parking locations.
Parking permit holders (including X permit holders) for all lots near Folsom Stadium (lots 169, 360, 365, 378, 380, 386, 390, 391, 394, 396, 420, 436/494 North & East) will be directed to alternate campus parking locations all day on football game days.
Campus Department Business permits, Vendor permits, Worksite permits and Emergency permits are NOT honored for personal parking during football games.
If you do not have a parking permit, please go to the public parking areas described above.
Share the ride with other CU staff, faculty and students. Visit 36commutingsolutions.com for more information.
After the game
Due to the high-volume of traffic in the first 60 minutes after a game, we advise you to avoid driving into campus then.
Permit holders who must drive into campus during post game traffic are asked to enter at Regent Drive from NORTHBOUND Broadway. Expect to find a barricade. You will be admitted if you show the police or parking attendant your UC Boulder parking permit, and tell them that you are seeking access to your residence hall or work site. Please follow their directions.
Parking for persons with disabilities is available at the Euclid AutoPark (18th and Euclid Streets).
A wheelchair-accessible shuttle transports ticket holders with disabilities between Euclid AutoPark and Folsom Stadium continuously for two hours before and for one hour after the game.
Vehicles over 6 feet 9 inches tall or 8 feet wide may park on the top level of the Euclid AutoPark. If additional accessible parking arrangements are needed to accommodate fans in oversized vehicles, please call PTS’ Events Parking section at 303-492-7384.
Vehicles not displaying UC Boulder parking permits will be charged $20 per parking space.
Folsom Field policies, maps, donor parking, and more are provided under 'Fans' on the CU Athletic Department website.
RV parking is available in lot 470, west of the Wolf Law building.
RV parking fees are $60.
RVs should arrive early. They will be allowed to park only if contiguous space is available.
Overnight parking is not allowed on campus. To view a table of RV parking options in Boulder County, visit Boulder County RV Parking.
Attendants will direct limousines to a reserved lot. Limousines will be charged $40.
CU's Buff Bus
CU's Buff Bus shuttle for students operates on an alternate route during football games. The alternate route starts three hours before football games and lasts one hour after the game. For additional information, visit our Buff Bus page.
Whether you are coming from Longmont or the Denver Metro Area, you can catch the BuffRide starting 2.5 hours before kickoff at participating park-n-Rides. For additional information, visit the RTD website.
BuffRide round trip fare is $4.50 - $10. You'll need exact change. Coupons, tokens, the student bus pass and the faculty-staff Eco-pass are not accepted. Children five and under ride free.
Visit cubuffs.com for much more including an RTD BuffRide printable brochure.
Boulder Buff Shuttle
If you’d rather drive to Boulder, you can park at the Table Mesa park-n-Ride and ride the Buff Shuttle to the game for $4.50 round-trip. The shuttle departs from the park-n-Ride 1.5 hours before kickoff and operates every 10 to 20 minutes before the game starts. Service resumes immediately following the game and continues until 45 minutes after the game ends.
Other RTD Services
Ride the Hop or the Skip to the game. Get on a bus near home or park in downtown Boulder parking garages. To learn more, visit GO Boulder's website.