Tailgating is permitted only in designated areas and is available to all HSU fans of all ages. 

The following guidelines are designed to ensure that all of our guests have a safe and enjoyable time at all events at HSU. The HSU Police Department will monitor and provide assistance with the tailgate policy and reserve the right to check ID’s.  Hardin-Simmons University reserves the right to remove any equipment, deny access and/or remove participants at any time for any reason. At no time may any alcoholic beverage enter the campus of Hardin-Simmons University.

  • Tailgating will take place on event days only
  • Tailgate areas must be cleaned up after a reasonable time following the event
  • Bring your own food and beverages
  • Grills/tents/equipment are allowed in the tailgating areas and are not allowed in Shelton Stadium
  • Coolers are not allowed in Shelton Stadium
  • For any Athletic event questions, please contact the Athletic Director, John Neese, jneese@hsutx.edu, 325-670-1273
  • For any security and parking questions, please contact Frank Loza, HSU Chief of
    Police, floza@hsutx.edu, 325-670-1562
Policy subject to change