Event Parking

Athletic Events

Baseball: Park in either of the Sports Complex lots located on Campus Center Drive.

Basketball: The parking areas for Men's Basketball are located along Summit Street. Visitors who park in the Kent Student Center visitor's lot must pay to park in this lot Monday – Friday. There is no charge on weekends. Free Basketball parking is located in the large parking lots located on the south side of Summit Street.
Basketball Parking Map

Football: Park in the Dix Stadium lot. Since parking at the stadium is limited, fans are encouraged to park in one of the following parking lots along Summit Street and ride the free shuttle to Dix Stadium: Summit East, University Facilities Management, C-Science, R5, Student Center visitor's lot, R12, and the C-Campus Center lot.
Football Parking Map

Golf:  Park in the Kent State Golf Course parking lot located on State Route 59.

Gymnastics: Park in the Student Center visitor's lot. Maximum rate: $6 per visit. No charge after 6 p.m. Friday and on weekends.

Ice Hockey: Park in the Ice Arena parking lot. Non-permit holders may purchase a permit from the Pay-and-Display machine located within the Ice Arena parking lot. Permits are not required from 6 p.m. Friday through 11 p.m. Sunday.

Track & Field: Park in the Field House parking lot.

Softball: Park in the Dix Stadium parking lot.

Soccer: Park in the Field House parking lot.

Volleyball: Park in the Student Center visitor's lot. Maximum rate: $6 per visit. No charge after 6 p.m. Friday and on weekends.

Wrestling: Park in the Student Center visitor's lot. Maximum rate: $6 per visit. No charge after 6 p.m. Friday and on weekends.

Campus Events

Commencement: Students and guests attending commencement may park in the Student Center visitor's lot or in any of the lots located on Summit Street. 
Commencement Parking Map

Cartwright Hall: Those attending events in Cartwright Hall may park in the nearby parking lots.
Cartwright Hall Parking Map

Center for Performing Arts:

  • Ludwig Recital Hall
  • Wright-Curtis Theatre
  • E. Turner Stump Theatre
  • Erdmann-Zucchero Theatre

Those attending events in the Center for Performing Arts may park in either of the parking lots that are adjacent to the Center for Performing Arts or in the large commuter parking lot located off Theatre Drive.