Football Season Ticket Renewals and New Sales Jan. 9

Jan. 6, 2017

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers football fans will have their first opportunity to purchase the 2017 season ticket package when renewals and new sales begin on Monday, Jan. 9 at 9 a.m. Season ticket and parking pass per-game pricing in 2017 has remained unchanged from the previous two seasons.

To purchase or renew tickets, fans should call the ticket office at 866-445-GORU or click the following link.

For the first time, Rutgers will offer its Instant Seat Upgrade program which gives fans the chance to upgrade their seats at any time during the renewal season, given they meet the priority point and donation minimums in that section and inventory is available.

The Scarlet Knights, in their second season under the direction of head coach Chris Ash, will open the home schedule with three-straight games at High Point Solutions Stadium. RU begins the 2017 campaign on Sept. 1 against Washington, followed by home games against Eastern Michigan (Sept. 9), Morgan State (Sept. 16). In addition, RU will host Ohio State (Sept. 30), Purdue (Oct. 21) and Michigan State (Nov. 25).

On Nov. 4 Rutgers and the New York Yankees will partner to host the first-ever football and wrestling doubleheader at iconic Yankee Stadium as the Scarlet Knights face Maryland in the “Big Ten Battle in the Bronx.” The day will feature a morning wrestling match vs. the Terps followed by an afternoon football game.

The “Big Ten Battle in the Bronx” event is part of the season ticket package. Football season ticket holders will be able to purchase seats of their choice at Yankee Stadium online or over the phone with a Rutgers Account Executive. Seats range from $40-$65 and each ticket grants admission to both the wrestling match and football game

Season ticket holders can enter the billing plan by Feb. 28. The deadline to pay any remaining balances and increase priority points is April 30. With the billing plan fans have the option to pay the Rutgers Scholarship Fund Gift portion up front and 50 percent of the tickets, parking and knight cushion where it applies or just 50 percent of the tickets and pay the entire gift by April 30.

Also new this season, Purchase Now Parking, which allows season ticket holders to buy a parking pass in any lot of their choice. The priority point qualifications for Purchase Now Parking is 20% higher than last year’s priority point totals. Purchase Now Parking will be available beginning Jan. 9 and fans interested in taking advantage of the new program must adhere to the below priority point and donation minimums. There are a limited number of spots available for Purchase Now Parking in each lot.



Lot PP Minimum Minimum Annual Athletic Giving Per Pass
Scarlet 148 $5,000
Green 77 $4,000
Yellow 65 $3,000
Blue 43 $2,000
Purple 28 $1,000
Black 20 $500
Silver 12 $500

Season ticket holders may also request or purchase season parking through the traditional request and allocation process beginning on Jan. 9 with a $120 deposit due by April 30. The price of parking does NOT include parking at Yankee Stadium for the “Big Ten Battle in the Bronx.” All parking is final and there will be no refunds. See the chart below for the total price of each lot (which includes the $120 deposit).

Season parking prices in 2017: (Six games, before including Yankee Stadium)
Scarlet, Green, White - $300
Blue, Purple, Yellow - $240
Black, Silver, Light Blue, Tan - $180
RAC - $120
RV (Scarlet, Yellow, Blue, Purple, Black) - $525

Fans who renew or join the payment plan prior to Jan. 31 will be able to call their representative to claim one free ticket per seat to a remaining men’s or women’s basketball game, or wrestling match (while supplies last). They must place a phone call to their representative in order to claim tickets.

Season ticket prices in 2017: (Six games, before including Yankee Stadium)
Sections 105, 126: $330 + $350 = $680
Sections 104, 106, 125, 127: $330 + $250 = $580
Sections 103, 107, 124, 128: $330+ $150 = $480
Sections 102, 108, 123, 129: $330 + $50 = $380
Sections 101, 109, 122, 130: $300 + $50 = $350
Sections 110-121, 131, 144: $240 + $25 = $265
Sections 207, 208, 223, 224: $300 + $150 = $450
Sections 206, 209, 222, 225: $270 + $50 = $320
Sections 202-205, 210-213, 219-221, 226-228: $270 + $25 = $295
Sections 201, 214, 217, 218, 229: $180 + $25 = $205

* Season ticket + Rutgers Scholarship Fund Gift = Total

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