Seats for Servicemembers free football ticket applications begin on Aug. 22

August 05, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Active duty, Guard and Reserve military, veterans, and Fallen and Gold Star families will soon be able to apply online for complimentary tickets to the Penn State-Indiana football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, as part of the Seats for Servicemembers program at Penn State's Military Appreciation Week. Applications can soon be submitted by visiting

In its eighth year, the program honors the commitment and sacrifices of veterans, families and loved ones by providing tickets at no cost to active and retired service members, as well as a complimentary pregame tailgate at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State supporters, alumni and business donations have graciously made this possible.

Thanks to the generosity of Penn State supporters, the ticket application request website will become active at noon on Thursday, Aug. 22.  At that time, military members and veterans, their families and loved ones can request tickets on a first-come, first-served basis to the Nov. 16 game. It is expected that ticket requests will fill up quickly. All active duty, Guard and Reserve military, veterans, and Fallen and Gold Star families will be eligible to redeem one complimentary ticket for themselves and up to three additional complimentary seats for immediate family members. Additionally, all qualifying individuals will be eligible to request up to five additional tickets for a discounted rate of just $35 per person. All sign-ups are simply requests until confirmed via email by Penn State Athletics.

Supporters can still purchase Seats for Servicemembers tickets that will be distributed to military by clicking here or by calling 1-800-NITTANY, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets for the Seats for Servicemembers program are only $35 per service member. Penn State hosted 6,500 military members for the game against Iowa last season.

Active duty, Guard and Reserve military, veterans, and Fallen and Gold Star families who already have game tickets for the Nov. 16 game against Indiana are encouraged to attend the pre-game tailgate at the Bryce Jordan Center. The event will require a ticket for admission. If you are military and already have tickets to the game, please email to request tickets for the pre-game tailgate.

For more information about Penn State University’s Military Appreciation week, visit

A limited number of season tickets for the 2019 campaign are available. Tickets for individual games can be purchased by calling 1-800-NITTANY or by visiting For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club, as well as club seating in Beaver Stadium, fans can visit, call 1-800-NITTANY weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Last Updated August 19, 2019