The Sacred Heart University football team returns home on Saturday, October 19 to host Northeast Conference foe Duquesne University at noon on Campus Field. The game airs live on ESPN3 and is part to the Universities' Family Weekend Celebration. Large crowds are expected on Saturday and fans are encouraged to plan accordingly for your visit to Campus Field.
Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis and is available through the main entrance of the SHU Campus off of Park Avenue. When those lots are filled, overflow parking is available at Notre Dame Fairfield High School, across Jefferson Street from Campus. In addition, there is overflow parking at the SHU West Campus and shuttles will provide transportation from West Campus to JP's Diner beginning at 9:00 am. Please note that there are not shuttles from the general parking lots on campus or from Notre Dame parking lots.
All fans are required to have a ticket for entrance to Campus Field. Gates open 90 minutes before kickoff. Padded, reserved seating is available at the 50-yard line for $15. These 50-yard line seats are for specific row and seat. All other sections of seating at Campus Field are General Admission, by section. Those tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth (under 18). Tickets can be purchased online, by calling the ticket office at 203-396-8499 or at the box office on Saturday. Groups rates are also available by calling 203-396-8499
Shuttle service is available from West Campus parking lots JP's Diner, running on a continuous loop. The shuttle begins operation at 9:00 am and will run until 5:00 pm. The general University West Campus shuttle runs 7:30 am until 9:00 pm making its usual stops (West Campus, Campus HC Wing, Melady Hall, Martire Building) on campus.
SHU Family Weekend begins on Friday, October 18. Information on schedule of events and activities can be found here.If you have purchased tickets to the Family Weekend festivities, you can pick them up Friday from 5-9pm at the Edgerton Theatre or beginning at 9am Saturday outside the Pitt Center.
The Outpost Presented by Miller Lite
The Outpost presented by Miller Lite is a SHU innovation, family-friendly beer garden available during home football games. An exclusive beer garden menu is available for purchase, including craft beer, wine and spiked seltzer. This ticket includes entry into the exclusive raffle, access to the tented beer garden and on-field viewing area. Tickets for the Outpost for Family Weekend have Sold Out online, but a small number of tickets will be released day of game.
Tailgate Village presented by Stamford Ford Lincoln
Tailgate Village presented by Stamford Ford Lincoln is the premier pre-game tailgating location for SHU Football games. Single-game passes are also available for $100 for future games. Tailgate Village opens three hours before kick-off of every home SHU Football game. For information call 203-396-8499.
Those fans that are listed on a team comp list can sign for their game tickets at the red ticket booth at the entrance to Campus Field. Please note that all fans being issued a ticket at this location MUST have a photo ID and must sign for their own ticket. No exceptions, due to NCAA rules.
Will-Call tickets and credential pickup is also available at the red ticket booth. Please have a photo ID to collect your tickets or credential.
SHU is excited to introduce CrowdPlay, an interactive, live trivia game at home football games this season. CrowdPlay is a free-to-play app that sends out live questions at the game, about the game! Fans compete against each other for cash prizes and other rewards! Questions will be sent out during stoppages and pertain directly to the game - so be sure to focus on the action!