SSU Homecoming 2011 parking, traffic guidelines

Press release from Savannah State University:

The Savannah State University 2011 Homecoming game will begin at 2 p.m., Oct. 29, at Theodore A. Wright Stadium. Game-day parking and traffic guidelines are outlined below:

  • The LaRoche Avenue entrance will be closed all day to incoming and outgoing traffic.  Game patrons should use the campus entrances at Whatley, Falligant and Jasmine avenues.  NROTC parking attendants will be stationed at the three gates beginning at 6:30 a.m. to collect the $15 game parking fee.
  • Beginning at 9 a.m., the campus portion of Jasmine Avenue will be one way — incoming traffic only.  Patrons leaving campus during peak traffic times should use the gates at Falligant or Whatley avenues.
  • For the safety of pedestrians, vehicles will not be allowed beyond the three-way stop sign at the intersection of North/South Tompkins and Tompkins roads
  • Beginning at 9 a.m., two Chatham Area Transit (CAT) shuttles will transport patrons from various campus parking lots to the stadium (visitor side ticket booth) and back at no charge; look for the "Game Day Shuttle" signs.  The last run for these shuttles will be 6:30 p.m.
  • Beginning at noon, CAT shuttles will transport patrons between the stadium and parking lots at Myers Middle School (2025 E. 52nd St.) and Johnson High School (3012 Sunset Blvd.) for a $3 round-trip fare.  The last run for this shuttle will be 6:30 p.m.  For more information, visit
  • Parking at the public schools is free; however, tailgating/loitering in the public school parking lots is prohibited.
  • Students who live at University Village may leave the residential parking lot at any time on game day, but will not be allowed to return to the parking lot in their vehicles until after the game.