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FAQ: FSU vs. Boston College

Nov. 1, 2011




1.  What time is the game?

  • The game kicks off at 8:00 p.m. EST.  
2.  What is the weather forecast?
  • Temperatures will be in the low 50’s at kickoff.  There will be winds out of the north at 11 miles per hour.  Looking for a new Seminole sweatshirt or jacket?  You can find a huge selection by clicking here.  
3.  Is the game televised?
  • The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.
4.  Can I listen to the game on the radio?
  • You can follow “The Voice of the Seminoles” Gene Deckerhoff, along with William Floyd and Tom Block on any of our Seminole IMG Sports Network affiliates.  For a complete list of affiliates click here.
5.  Is the game broadcast on satellite radio?
  • The game will be broadcast on Sirius 85 and XM channel 85.
6.  How do I follow the Seminoles online?
  • Seminoles.com should be your home for Florida State athletics online.  You can listen to the game in Gametracker, watch the post-game press conference free here.  You will also want to check back after the game as Seminoles.com will have highlights featuring the call of Gene Deckerhoff and William Floyd.  You can also watch the re-broadcast of the game shortly after conclusion.  You can also watch the game on ESPN3.
7.  Where can I park?
  • All fans with single game tickets must park at the Needham or Brighton Satellite parking location and take complimentary shuttles to campus.  Both the Needham and Brighton Satellite lots do not require a parking permit.  Only the Needham Satellite lot will allow charter and school bus parking.  Parking is available in the following locations:
    • Needham Satellite – Located on Second St in Needham.  (Exit 19A off Route 128).  BC campus drop-off/pick-up is on Beacon St. at the Merkert Chemistry Buildin.
    • Brighton Satellite – Located on Guest St in Brighton.  (In the New Balance parking Garage).  BC campus drop-off/pick-up is inside the Brighton Campus adjacent to the Cardinals residence.
8.  What time do the parking lots open?
  • Satellite lots open 2.5 hours prior to kickoff.  Shuttle bus service begins 2.5 hours prior to kickoff and ends 2 hours after the conclusion of the game.  Buses run approximately every 10 minutes.
9.  Is there RV parking available?
  • No RV parking is available through Boston College
10.  Can I take mass transit to the game?
  • The MBTA is the easiest and most convenient way for fans to access Boston College.  One way fares are $2.00 per person each way.  Boston College can be reached by a variety of MBTA stations.  The Green Line B, C and D trains have stops within walking distance to Alumni Stadium.  The Riverside Station (exit 22) off Route 128/95 provides ample parking and easy access from Metro West Region via the Green line’s D train.
    • Chestnut Hill Station – D Train – 8 minute walk to stadium
    • Reservoir Station – D Train – 15 minute walk to stadium
    • Cleveland Circle Station – C Train – 15 minute walk to stadium
    • Boston College Station – B Train – 4 minute walk to stadium

Boston College Train Map

11.  Is there a policy on tailgating at Boston College?
  • Tailgating is prohibited in all satellite parking lots.
12.  Is the game sold out?
13.  What gate should I enter?
  • Gate A of Alumni Stadium.
Alumni Stadium Map
13.  Am I allowed to re-enter the stadium after I have left?
  • Re-entry is not allowed at Alumni Stadium.
14. Where is the Boston College will-call ticket office located?
  • Visiting will call is located at Gate A of Alumni Stadium.
15.  When does Alumni Stadium open?
  • The stadium opens 90 minutes prior to kickoff.  
16.  What items are restricted at Alumni Stadium?
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Bags larger than 1’x1’x1′
  • Balloons
  • Balls & Frisbees
  • Cameras with a lens greater than 4″
  • Car seats
  • Containers
  • Ice Chests/Coolers
  • Laptop computers
  • Laser pointers
  • Metal or hard plastic frame chairs or folding chairs
  • Outside food or drink
  • Signs on poles
  • Shoes with wheels (wheelies)
  • Strollers (Umbrella strollers are permitted)
  • Tripods
  • Umbrellas
  • Video cameras
  • Weapons
  • Additional items may be prohibited at the discretion of the law enforcement officials as dictated by increased threat conditions.
17.  Are there ATM’s available at Alumni Stadium?
  • ATM’s are located on the Conte Forum concourse and at Walsh Hall and Corcoran Commons.

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