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Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Policies

  • Smoking is prohibited on the campus of the University of Mississippi including in and around Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
  • In case of an emergency inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium please dial 911 or text “REBS”, the issue and the location to 69050.
  • Stadium gates open two hours prior to kickoff.
  • Security office is located on the ground level in the southeast corner of the stadium near gate 20.
  • First Aid stations are located inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on the lower level of the east side near section K, the lower level of the southeast corner near gate 20 and the middle concourse of the west side near section J.
  • Abusive language is prohibited.
  • Throwing of objects onto the field is prohibited.
  • Entering of team areas and the playing field is prohibited.
  • Lost and found articles should be turned into ushers and/or security personnel. Items may be claimed by visiting the security station located on the ground level of the southeast corner of the stadium, or after the game by contacting the University Police Department.
  • The Ole Miss Radio Network call of the game may be heard inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and throughout the Oxford area on WQLJ 93.7 FM.
  • State law prohibits scalping tickets to collegiate athletics events (MS Code Ann. 97-23-97).
  • All fans, 12 months and older, must have a ticket for all Ole Miss Athletics ticketed events.
  • Bags that do not meet the SEC Clear Bag Policy
  • Weapons
  • Outside food, beverages, coolers or containers, with the exception of one sealed water bottle or empty drink container that does not exceed 20oz
  • Folding chairs, chairback seats with armrests and chairback seats larger than 16”
  • Poles, sticks and umbrellas
  • Unauthorized banners and signs larger than 8 1/2″ x 11″
  • Artificial noisemakers (air horns, cowbells, whistles, etc.)
  • Video cameras and drones
  • Full face coverings
  • Non-service animals
  • Strollers and baby carriers
  • Ole Miss Athletics reserves the right to prohibit any item deemed dangerous or inhibiting the overall fan experience.
  • Patrons must have a reserved ticket designated for ADA seating areas. For ADA seating tickets, contact the Ole Miss Ticket Office at 888-REB-TKTS.
  • ADA elevators are located on the east side of Vaught- Hemingway Stadium near gates 13 & 14 and on the north side of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium near gates 8 & 38.
  • ADA restrooms are available in locations nearest to wheelchair accessible seating areas (North Endzone, Upper East and Lower East near Section K).
  • Only certified service animals are permitted inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and must remain on a leash or harness at all times.

Fans are encouraged to verify their age prior to visiting a concessions stand.

Starting two hours prior to kickoff age verification stations outside the stadium are located near gates 7 and 38.

Age verification stations inside the stadium are centrally located on each lower concourse.

Fans will receive an age verified ID once approved. Subsequent ID checks are not required with wristband.

  • You must be 21 to purchase alcohol. No exceptions.
  • A valid ID is required for every sale.
  • Limit two (2) drinks per transaction.
  • No sales or service to visibly intoxicated persons.
  • Underaged drinking is prohibited.
  • Purchasing or providing alcohol to minors is prohibited.
  • Guests who violate this policy may be ejected and risk arrest and loss of ticket privileges.
  • Sales will start when the gates or doors open.
  • Sales will end at the conclusion of the third quarter, as set by the SEC.

For more information, please visit the Alcohol Policies page.


Ole Miss Athletics and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) has a clear bag policy regulating the size and type of bag that may be carried into all arenas.

The following bags are permitted:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”.
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • Small clutch bags, with or without a handle or strap, that do not exceed 4.5” x 6.5” (approximately the size of a hand).
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at any gate.
  • A logo no larger than 4.5” x 3.4” may be displayed on one side of a permissible clear bag.

Ole Miss fans are loyal, passionate, knowledgeable, and have tremendous pride in our University and their teams. Ole Miss Athletics is always focused on the very best fan experience and we are committed to providing our guests with an exciting, safe and enjoyable game day experience at all of our athletics facilities. Ole Miss always promotes responsible behavior to make the fan experience family-friendly and positive. Our expectation is that all fans will be respectful and courteous and will not engage in behavior that will not interfere with the enjoyment of the game or event by those around them. Our staff will proactively implement the Fan Code of Conduct that includes the following behaviors not tolerated by Ole Miss and the Southeastern Conference:

  • Behavior that is unruly, disruptive or illegal in nature.
  • Intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance impairment.
  • Offensive language or obscene gestures, including the use of language or gestures: (1) concerning a person’s race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, creed, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or national origin, or (2) to instigate, incite or encourage a confrontation or physical assault.
  • Interference with the progress of the event, going onto the field, or throwing any object onto the field.
  • Failing to follow instructions of stadium personnel.
  • Verbal or physical harassment.
  • Smoking of any kind (including vaping).
  • Bringing alcoholic beverages or other prohibited items into the stadium or arena.
  • Behavior that detracts from the enjoyment of fellow guests.
  • Attempting to sit in a location other than the guest’s ticketed seat.
  • Conduct that endangers spectators or participants.
  • Unreasonably obstructing the view of other patrons.

Guests that do not adhere to the Fan Code of Conduct or stadium/arena policies are subject to the following consequences: seat relocation, ejection from the facility without refund, letter of warning, and/or arrest. Students, registered student organizations, and University faculty and staff may also face University sanctions or disciplinary action. Ticket holders are responsible for the conduct of the behavior of individuals using their tickets. Ticketholders, or individuals using a ticket holder’s seats, who do not adhere to the Fan Code of Conduct may result in the loss or revocation of the ticketholder’s tickets and future ticket purchase privileges.

  • Mamava Lactation Pods are located in the Gertrude C. Ford-Ole Miss Student Union and The SJB Pavilion at Ole Miss.
  • The Gertrude C. Ford-Ole Miss Student Union will open at 10 am except for morning games when it will open earlier. Operating hours will be dependent on game time, information will be communicated on UM Today and social media before each game.
  • The SJB Pavilion will open four (4) hours before and close one (1) hour after the conclusion of the game. The restaurants in the SJB Pavilion will not be open for individual sales.
  • Families in the stadium needing access to the lactation pod in the SJB Pavilion should check in with security on the west side of the stadium at Gate 33.