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Penn State Athletics to Survey Students Regarding the Football Ticketing Process

Cross section of students will receive survey to provide feedback on tickets, seating and other game day-related processes


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Athletics will be embarking on a student survey related to football ticketing, gate entry, seating and other game day elements. Athletics worked in consultation with student affairs to develop the survey, which will be sent to a cross section of students via their Penn State email address.


Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics will be evaluating all aspects of student ticketing for football games in search of opportunities to improve the student experience for the 2022 season and beyond. The survey, which will take approximately 10 minutes to complete, will cover a variety of topics as part of an overall evaluation of the football student ticketing process.


Penn State Athletics recognizes there may be various elements with room for improvement which may have been challenging in the past. Athletics will be evaluating the student ticket sale process, student ticket management, gate entry into Beaver Stadium and seating protocols in the Beaver Stadium student section. Athletics’ goal is to provide the smoothest ticketing procedures as possible for students, while also maintaining a safe and orderly experience on game day for students and our entire fan base in attendance.


The Penn State student section is a huge part of Penn State Football’s game day experience. The student section has been selected as the “The Nation’s No. 1 Student Section” by ESPN The Magazine and won the 2019 Taco Bell Live Más Student Section of the Year. Student section season tickets are in high demand and typically sell out within minutes of going on sale.

Blue-White Game to Kick at 2 p.m. on April 23

Game will be televised live on Big Ten Network

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State football’s annual Blue-White Game presented by Highmark, which is set for Saturday, April 23, will kick off at 2 p.m. in Beaver Stadium. The game will air live on Big Ten Network. In addition, the contest can be heard on the Penn State Sports Network and

Admission is free for the Blue-White Game. Parking lots will open at 9 a.m. the day of the event. Mobile parking will be sent to 2022 season parking pass holders who renew or place a deposit by February 18. All other parking will be 20 dollars via presale or on the day of the event. Additional information on parking will be distributed at later date.

The Blue-White Game is the University’s unofficial annual spring reunion and completes the Nittany Lions’ 15 spring practice sessions. In 2019, an estimated 61,000 fans were in attendance. The Blue-White Game has drawn more than 50,000 fans in nine of the past 11 years where there was no capacity limitation due to COVID-19, which included crowds of 70,000 or more in four of the last six years.

Additional details on the Blue-White Weekend, along with the Blue-White Boardwalk Fanfest, will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Nittany Lions open the season on Thursday, Sept. 1 at Purdue. The Beaver Stadium opener will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 against Ohio University.

For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club and reserving new season tickets for the 2022 Penn State Football season presented by PSECU, as well as club seating in Beaver Stadium, fans can visit, call 1-800-NITTANY weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office weekdays from 11 a.m-4 p.m.

More than 2,200 new season tickets have already been sold for the 2022 campaign.

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