Gameday Details

Fans greeting players as they enter the stadium


4 hours before kickoff: ticket office opens
3 hours before kickoff: Husker Nation Pavilion opens
2½ hours before kickoff: football team arrives for Unity Walk
90 minutes before kickoff: stadium gates open
1 hour before kickoff: band warm-up concert outside Kimball Recital Hall
45 minutes before kickoff: band marches to Memorial Stadium via Stadium Drive


Husker Nation Pavilion - Family Fun
The free Husker Nation Pavilion, located at the northeast corner of Memorial Stadium, is a great opportunity for families to stretch their legs with fun activities before the game.

The Tradition Lobby and The Nebraska Experience at the Osborne Athletic Complex is open for viewing four hours before kickoff.

Prohibited items

Note the Nebraska Athletics Bag policy.

Alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, controlled substances, bags that don't meet the bag policy, coolers, chairbacks, noise makers, glass bottles, cans, video cameras, banners/flags on poles and open umbrellas. Consideration of other spectators is expected. With the passage of the concealed weapons law in the state of Nebraska, fans are reminded that concealed weapons are not allowed on the UNL campus and are prohibited at all collegiate sporting events. At the discretion of game management, other items are subject to being prohibited.

Text messaging UNL police
69050, keyword UNLPD - in case of emergencies or to report a disturbance in the your area.

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It’s a neat town. It’s a really good city. They’ve got plenty going on, and when this town gets revved up for a football game, it is really cool. It’s fun to be here.

Ed Cunningham ABC Analyst, Nebraska vs Purdue, October 22, 2016