A&T Sets Out Logistical Plans For ESPNU Game
GREENSBORO - North Carolina A&T State University will have an opportunity to showcase itself to a live national-television audience on Thursday, Sept. 27 as the football team faces Morgan State University at 7:30 p.m., at Aggie Stadium.
The weeknight contest means there will be some minor changes to how the university normally handles procedures on a football game day. The following adjustments are in place to assure the university can still conduct day-to-day operations, while enjoying Aggies football and the other activities occurring on campus.
Tailgating and the Gates
Tailgating will begin at 4:30 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 27. The stadium gates will open at 6 p.m.
East Lindsey Street
The portion of East Lindsey Street that extends from the corner of Bessemer Avenue to the corner of Sullivan Street will be closed at 5:30 p.m. This is considered a portion of the A&T Game Zone. Those wishing to enter East Lindsey Street at this time must have a game ticket.
The portion of Sullivan Street that extends from the corner of Benbow Road to the corner of East Lindsey Street will be closed starting at 7 p.m., on Wednesday. Cars wishing to park on this portion of Sullivan Street on Thursday, Sept. 27, must have the proper credentials.
General Classroom Building Parking
North Carolina A&T Athletics is aware of the opening production at Paul Robeson Theater Thursday night, and therefore want to assure attendees to this event have access to parking. The General Classroom Building parking lot will be open to those wanting to attend the production. There will also be space available in the Memorial Student Union parking lot.
Aggie Stadium Parking
Aggie Stadium parking will be closed Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Parking at the stadium will not reopen until 4:30 p.m., for tailgaters, staff and VIPs. Arrangements will be made for permitted drivers only.
Bryan Fitness and Wellness Parking
The Bryan Fitness and Wellness parking lot will be open for normal day-to-day traffic until 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27. The department of intercollegiate athletics asks student-athletes complete workouts by 4 p.m., on Sept. 27. The parking lot will then be utilized for ESPN personnel, tailgaters and VIPs.
Craig Hall Parking
Craig Hall parking should remain unaffected by Thursday's festivities. The reserved parking spaces in this lot should only be occupied by permitted drivers.
On a normal Saturday game day, the Marteena parking lot is used for the media and our guests from the opposing school. However, on weeknights this lot is usually full. Therefore, those who normally park in the Marteena lot will use the Laurel Street parking lot on Thursday, Sept. 27. In addition, there will be no game day tailgating in the Laurel Street parking lot for the Morgan State contest.
For any additional questions, please contact Associate Athletic Director Billy Edringston at 336-256-0535.