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The Homecoming & Parents Weekend Tailgate returns, in the Carroll Expansion lot. just east of Hamlin Quad and in between St. Ignatius Hall (formerly the Administration Building) and Dolan Center for Science and Technology. Limited tailgating spaces will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, as the area around the parking lot and Hamlin Quad will come to life with food trucks, yard games and other activities. Guests are welcome to bring their own food, and alcohol, but must remain within the designated tailgate area and follow all of JCU's tailgating rule

  • Homecoming and Family Weekend Tailgate will begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. JCU PD reserves the right to check IDs as necessary.
  • Games that promote rapid alcohol consumption are not permitted
  • Propane grills are allowed
  • Wood-burning fire pits/charcoal are not permitted
  • Pets are not permitted in the tailgate area
  • JCU is a smoke/tobacco-free campus
  • You are responsible for cleaning up anything you bring to the tailgate by the time you depart

Attendance at the tailgate is a privilege, not a right. JCU PD reserves the right to remove those not abiding these guidelines.

Policy subject to change.  

Parking at John Carroll University for Homecoming & Family Weekend Is available on a first-come basis.