1 Elliott Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

From Interstate 80: Follow I-80 to Exit 242 (First Avenue). Turn onto First Avenue (right from east bound, left from west bound). Follow First Avenue to the Highway 6 intersection. At the stoplight, turn left onto Highway 6 and continue until you get to the Hawkins Drive intersection. Turn right onto Hawkins Drive and Carver-Hawkeye Arena will be on your left.

From Eastern Iowa Airport (Cedar Rapids, IA): Exit the Airport by turning right onto Wright Brothers Boulevard SW. Turn right to enter I-380 South. Follow I-380 to I-80 East (Exit 0A). Continue on I-80 East until Exit 242 (First Avenue). Take Exit 242 and turn right on First Avenue. Follow First Avenue to the Highway 6 intersection. At the stoplight, turn left onto Highway 6 and continue until you get to the Hawkins Drive intersection. Turn right onto Hawkins Drive and Carver-Hawkeye Arena will be on your left.


General public parking is available in the north Dental lot (Lot 33), a portion of Lot 75, the Finkbine Commuter lot (Lot 65) and the Kinnick Stadium lots (Lot 43N, 43W, 43NW), as well as in all parking ramps near Carver-Hawkeye Arena. These are shown in blue on the map above. Parking in parking ramps will charge the hourly rate.

ADA parking is located in the west end of the Dental lot (Lot 40, shown in red on parking map) across the street from the south entrance of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. ADA parking requires displaying a state-issued ADA parking placard.

Reserved pre-parking for I-Club contributors is located in Lot 46 (west of Carver-Hawkeye Arena), Lot 75 (south of Carver-Hawkeye Arena) and Lot 40 (east of Carver-Hawkeye Arena), which are shown in gold on the above map. Lot-specific parking passes are required for these reserved lots.


To purchase your season tickets, call the University of Iowa Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-IA-HAWKS or (319) 335-9323 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. You may also visit their website at or email at Single match tickets may be purchased in advance at the UI Ticket Office in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, or the day of the match at the west and south entrances of Carver-Hawkeye Arena beginning one hour prior to start the start of each match.

  • Season Ticket Options:
    • General Public Season Ticket: $80
    • UI Faculty/Staff Season Ticket: $70
      • Premium Courtside Season Ticket (Faculty): $48
    • UI Students: Free admission, must present UI Student ID at entrance
  • Single Dual Ticket Options:
    • Adult: $12-$15
    • Youth (18 and younger): $8-$10
    • Group Prices:
  • ADA Seating
    ADA seating is available on the concourse, above sections K, L, M and N. ADA seating is also available on the platform in front of sections EE-JJ. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis with any General Admission Ticket.
  • Will Call
    General Will Call ticket window is located at the Athletics Ticket Office in the North vestibule.


Located on the South concourse, near section K.

Concessions and Merchandise
Merchandise and concession items will be available for purchase in between the North and West entrance doors inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The stands will open one (1) hour prior to the start of competition.

Doors Open
Doors at the South, West and North entrances will open one (1) hour prior to each match. The East entrance will not open for home matches.

Located in the North vestibule.

Prohibited Items
The following items are NOT allowed inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, admission will be denied to anyone carrying such items:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Coolers, canned or bottled beverages
  • Irritants or strobe lights
  • Noisemakers or any other disruptive device
  • Outside food, beverages, coolers, bottles or cans
  • Pets or animals (service animals are allowed)
  • Strollers
  • Tobacco of any kind
  • Weapons of any kind
All items will be searched. Purses and bags larger than 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. will be thoroughly searched (items removed) at specific entrances which will delay admittance to the Arena. Patrons are also subject to search. The University reserves the right to refuse entry and /or reserves the right to eject anyone not adhering to Arena policies. Persons guilty of drunkenness or possessing or drinking intoxicants in the Arena will be ejected without refund.

Lost and Found
Located in the Public Safety headquarters near section EE. Address later inquiries to Athletics Facility Manager, 120 Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, IA 52242, or call (319) 335-9410.

Medical Emergencies

  • University of Iowa Police: (319) 335-5022
  • UI Hospitals and Clinics Emergency Room: (319) 356-2233

Medical services are available at all UI events. If you need medical assistance, notify the nearest University Police officer, ticket taker or usher. If you have health problems or anticipate any special needs, please contact the UI Athletics Department at (319) 335-9247.

Men's and women's restrooms are located throughout the concourse. Family restrooms are located on the concourse near sections DD and EE.

Consumption of alcohol is not permitted during tailgating.

Carver-Hawkeye Arena Map