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Parking and Transportation Services

Resident Football Parking Rules and Regulations

All vehicles in the West Resident parking areas MUST relocate to grass area of Kite Hill. Towing begins promptly at 12:01 AM the day of each home game. Access to Kite Hill is through the gravel section of R-1 parking lot. Do NOT park in the R-1 gravel parking lot.

Any vehicles parked on Kite Hill or if in the R-1 gravel lot must be relocated back to a valid West Resident space NO LATER THAN Sunday at 6 p.m. or they may be ticketed/towed.

Any guest of a student must obtain a Football Guest Parking Permit from Parking and Transportation Services Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or from the Clemson University Police Department after hours. All guests must also be parked on Kite Hill by 12:01 a.m. to avoid being towed from a reserved parking area.

Enter Kite Hill through R-1 gravel lot and do not park in pedestrian walk zone or entrance to the hill.

Prohibited Parking Areas

  • All reserved IPTAY areas - see the football parking information for a full list of areas
  • All metered spaces across campus, excluding those metered spaces within Thornhill Village and Lightsey Bridge Commons.
  • All employee and metered spaces within Bryan Circle
  • Employee spaces on Cherry Rd, Daniel Drive, E-37, and E-27 are RESERVED for IPTAY.
  • Botanical Gardens - this is not a valid parking area for home games.

Transit Services Available

Tiger Transit is available to help you move your car for home football games. No Tows Route operates between Dillard Hall, R-3 parking lot, and Kite Hill. 

Friday: No Tows Route operates 3 PM to 12 AM

Saturday: Nighttime Tiger Transit begins service 3 hours after end of game.

Sunday: No Tows Route operates 12 PM to 6 PM and Nighttime Tiger Transit operates 6 PM to 2 AM.

Rules Summary by Resident Type


All West Resident vehicles must be relocated from West Resident parking areas (R-3, R-3 Ext, Press Rd, Centennial Blvd, and P-4) to the grass of Kite Hill by 12:01 a.m. each home football game Saturday. All vehicles on Kite Hill must move back to West Resident parking areas after the football game by Sunday at 6 p.m.


East Resident vehicles parked in R-1, R-2, and the white spaces along McMillan Rd East of Cherry Rd do NOT need to relocate.
All employee and metered spaces in this area are RESERVED FOR IPTAY.


Douthit Resident vehicles parked in the MAGENTA spaces in R-7, R-8, R-8 Ext, R-9, and R-10 do NOT need to relocate.
All employee and metered spaces in this area are RESERVED FOR IPTAY.


Apartment vehicles parked in MAGENTA spaces within the Thornhill community do NOT need to relocate. 


Lightsey resident vehicles parked in MAGENTA spaces within the Lightsey Bridge community, including R-4, R-6, and R-4 Ext, do NOT need to relocate.

NOTE: Students currently parked in magenta spaces within C-1 parking lot MUST RELOCATE their vehicles to the Lightsey Bridge community before 12:01 a.m. Saturday.