Alumni AssociationUniversity of CincinnatiAlumni Association

Alumni Association

UC Football

The Bearcats will play their 2014 home schedule at Paul Brown Stadium downtown, with a road schedule that includes several UC Alumni Association pre-game gatherings. See the full 2014 schedule!


Pre-Game Gathering

Before each home game, the official Bearcats gathering spot is The Holy Grail Tavern & Grille on The Banks, just across from Great American Ball Park and a short walk to Paul Brown Stadium.


Football parking will be $20 per vehicle in Lots A, B, D and E, and in Central Riverfront Garage.  Lots will open 4 hours before kickoff.  (There are no parking passes available for UC games this season.)


Tailgating is permitted in parking lots surrounding the stadium, but not in Central Riverfront Garage. Guests may not block other parking spaces or interfere with other guests. For tailgating questions, call Central Parking at 513-946-8100. is your home for game-day information about parking, tailgating, tickets, the amenities and policies inside the stadium, and more.

Bearcats on the Banks
(beginning Oct. 4!)

Catch the UC street party before every home game beginning Oct. 4 – on Freedom Way between Walnut Street and Great America Ball Park. Games, student programming, beer vendors, full walking access to all establishments in the area. Free and open to the public.

Bearcats downtown cityscape
Visit the UC Bookstore for your Bearcats gear! Receive 20% discounts on select items throughout the season.


Join your fellow Bearcats for pre-game Bearcats on the Road events at select away games each year. This season we’re going to Ohio State, Miami (Fla.), and SMU in Dallas.

Please join us for special events leading up to the Bearcats-Buckeyes game!

Pep Rally
Dave & Buster's in Hilliard
6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26
With special guests Coach Tommy Tuberville and Athletics Director Mike Bohn

Pre-game Tailgate
Fawcett Event Center, OSU Campus
3-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27
Featuring an appearance by the UC Spirit Squads

Important Parking Information
There is $15 game day parking available at lots throughout the Ohio State campus, including a large, first-come first-served grass lot next to the Fawcett Center, the site of the UC pre-game event. That lot and the Fawcett Center are located next to the Olentangy River north of the football stadium. See this campus/parking map.

Bearcats on the Road
Game Date Discount Dates Discounted Categories Discount
9/12 9/11-9/12 Tees and hats 20%
9/20 9/18-9/20 Tees and hats 20%
10/4 10/2-10/4 Fleece hoods & crews 20%
10/24 10/23-10/24 Fleece hoods & crews 20%
11/15 11/13-11/15 Jackets, cold-weather accessories & blankets 20%
12/6 12/4-12/6 All regular priced Adidas 20%