Football Game FAQ

Game Details

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Opponent: Delaware

Location: Heinz Field (downtown Pittsburgh)

Time: TBA (Game Time will be announced 10-14 days prior to Kickoff)


Your 2019 Family Weekend Registration ($30) does NOT include football tickets to the Delaware game!  The only ways to get tickets are

  1. if your student belongs to the Student Panther Club season ticket program and receives two additional football tickets in this purchase, or
  2. if you choose to purchase tickets through our Family Weekend Ticket Page ($5).


Please make sure if you wish to attend the football game on Saturday, Sept. 28 (Time TBA), that you have made arrangements to acquire tickets from one of the options listed.


Tickets received through the Student Panther Club membership will be emailed to your student on Monday, Sept. 23.  This includes their season ticket along with the two additional tickets from the Student Panther Club season ticket package. If additional tickets were purchased through the student’s MyAccount, these will also be emailed to your student Monday, Sept. 23.


Parents who purchase tickets through the Family Weekend Ticket Page will be emailed the tickets on Monday, Sept. 23. Similar to 2018 Family Weekend, all tickets will be distributed electronically!  Hard tickets will not be available  and no ticket exchange will be hosted at Family Weekend Check-In.


It is suggested you download the ticket to your phone or your students’, to ensure easier movement at the gate.  If you must print them off to have scanned, you can do so, but we strongly suggest you do the mobile option.


If your ticket is from the Student Panther Club season ticket program or purchased by yourself, it is General Admission!  Even if there is a seat, section, or row listed, it is General Admission.  All seats at the game are first come, first serve.  You can sit anywhere in the following sections: Sections 116, 118-125, 127, and 130. Overflow seating is also available in upper level Sections 528-531.  You do not have to sit together!  If your student wishes to sit in the student section and the rest of the family elsewhere, that is fine, as long as it is within these sections.

  • If you are in need of limited mobility or wheelchair seating, please enter with your original ticket and go to Heinz Field Guest Services behind Section 123.



Pitt Shuttles will be available to everyone!  Game Day shuttles to Heinz Field will depart from University Place, located between Nordenberg Hall & Soldiers & Sailors Hall.


Drop off at Heinz Field will be on Reedsdale St, near Gate C.


Return service back to campus will begin at approximately half time from Reedsdale Street. Buses on West General Robinson St and North Shore Drive will not depart until the conclusion of the game.


Accessible Shuttle

Three accessible shuttles will be available for those with mobility issues. These shuttles are located on Upper Bigelow Boulevard below the entrance of the Soldiers & Sailors Garage. This is a first come, first serve process, shuttles will depart when they have passengers and will return after drop off at Heinz Field.


Drop off at Heinz Field will be at the intersection of North Shore Drive & Art Rooney Avenue, near Gate A. Individuals can make arrangements with drivers or meet at drop off location at the conclusion of the game.


Please familiarize yourself with Heinz Field’s regulations and policies found here:


Want to attend more games with your Panther?

As a parent of  a Pitt Student you are eligible for a 20% Discount on a 3-game mini package!  Choose the games that fit into your schedule and save $$$!  Learn more and purchase here: