Football seniors to be honored before Michigan State game on Nov. 26

November 21, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The No. 8 Penn State football team will conclude the regular season on Saturday, Nov. 26, when it hosts Michigan State on Senior Day. The Nittany Lions and Spartans will clash for the Land Grant Trophy in Beaver Stadium. With a win, Penn State would clinch a share of the Big Ten Conference’s East Division championship.

Playing in their final home contest, Penn State’s senior class will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony. The group has been instrumental in lifting the Nittany Lions into the nation’s top 10 this season and extending Penn State’s streak of consecutive winning seasons to 12.

Saturday’s contest will kick at 3:30 p.m. and air on ESPN, the Penn State Sports Network (2 p.m. airtime) and The Nittany Lions (9-2, 7-1) and Spartans will be meeting in the season finale for the third consecutive year and for the 21st time in the last 24 years.

Tickets for the Senior Day game are still available. To purchase tickets or for more information, fans can visit, call 1-800-NITTANY, or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office. The Beaver Stadium ticket office will open at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday and with Penn State classes not being held this week, fans should note some changes to a normal game week. The University is closed on Friday, Nov. 25, but the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office will be open that day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tickets and parking for Michigan State game

  • The overnight RV lot will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. The overnight lot will not be open on Thanksgiving Day.
  • The Bryce Jordan Center ticket office will have normal hours Monday through Wednesday (10 a.m.-6 p.m.), be closed on Thanksgiving Day, and be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • Fans can purchase advance car ($15) and RV ($60) parking permits at the Jordan Center ticket office until 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Parking permits bought at the stadium lots on game day are $40 (car) and $120 (RV), cash only.

Student tickets and residence hall opening

  • Students who live on campus can return to their residence halls at 3 p.m. on Friday in order to attend Saturday’s game.
  • Student Guest Ticketing at the Jordan Center will be open from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, be closed Tuesday through Thursday, and have extended hours from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25.

Fans are reminded that Penn State is providing security screening for all guests this season at entry gates using metal detection wands. With this security measure in place, all public gates, including the ADA and student gates, will open two hours prior to kickoff to provide ample time for all fans to pass through security.

Patrons will be asked to remove items from their pockets upon entering Beaver Stadium when the gates open at 1:30 p.m. (Gate C opening at 2 p.m.).

Stadium parking lots open at 8 a.m.; team to arrive at 1 p.m.

Parking lots will open Saturday at 8 a.m., the Beaver Stadium ticket office will open at 11:30 a.m., the team arrival is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Curtin Road, and the stadium gates will open at 1:30 p.m.

The Penn State Customer Relations Service Center (1-800-NITTANY) will be open from 8 a.m. on Saturday until one hour after the game. The two guest services booths on Park Avenue will open at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Fan assistance also is provided by the customer relations staff by texting the word “Nittany” and your issue and location to the phone number 69050, or by calling 1-800-NITTANY.

For parking maps, the bag policy and a complete list of items prohibited from entry into Beaver Stadium, fans should review the Beaver Stadium Parking and Information guide at Game Day Central:

Fans reminded to hold onto 2017 Blue-White Game parking permit

Season ticket holders are reminded that they received a parking permit for the 2017 Blue-White Game when they received their season tickets and parking and should put their Blue-White Game parking permit in a safe location. Parking permits for the April 22, 2017, Blue-White Game will not be replaced if lost.

Season tickets for 2017 campaign on sale

To purchase tickets for the Michigan State game or for information about 2017 season tickets, fans can visit, call 1-800-NITTANY, or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office. More than 500 new 2017 season tickets have been sold since season ticket renewals began in late October.

Last Updated December 02, 2016