Office of the President

President’s Weekend

Friday September 30 - Saturday October 1, 2022

Thank you for another successful President's Weekend celebrating the transformative impact of Maryland's 1856 Society!

Watch the President's Weekend Video


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Friday, September 30, 6-9 p.m.

6 p.m. Cocktail hour with Maryland wine and cheese tasting7 p.m. Dinner and induction ceremony9 p.m. Optional post-event rooftop gathering at the Brendan Iribe Center

Celebratory Dinner and 1856 Society Induction Ceremony at The Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering | Cocktail Attire

Kick off President’s Weekend with an evening at the Brendan Iribe Center. Join fellow 1856 Society donors and President Pines for a cocktail hour, dinner and an official induction ceremony for all new 1856 Society donors.

Saturday, October 1, Time TBA

Game Watch from the President’s Suite Maryland Stadium | Tailgate Attire

Round out President’s Weekend with a game watch from the President’s Suite. The suite will open 90 minutes prior to kick-off.


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To make your President’s Weekend experience as enjoyable as possible, we have reserved a block of rooms at The Hotel at the University of Maryland. Room rates begin at $229/night.

Please call The Hotel at 301.277.7777 and mention President’s Weekend to receive the discounted rate, or use the link below to book.

Parking and Transportation

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Friday: Valet parking will be available at the Brendan Iribe Center, with drop off in Lot GG1. When entering campus from Campus Drive, turn right onto Paint Branch Drive, and then right into Lot GG1 just after the A.V. Williams Building.

Saturday: Parking will be available at Stadium Drive Garage (SDG).

Parking Passes and Football Suite Tickets

Guests attending the Friday dinner will receive their parking passes and suite tickets for Saturday's game at the conclusion of the dinner.

Guests attending only the game will receive their parking permits and tickets via FedEx the week of the game. If you have not received your parking permit by Thursday, September 29, please call the Office of Special Events at 301.405.4638 or email

Shuttle Service for Hotel Guests

Should you be staying at The Hotel at the University of Maryland, shuttle service is available to the Iribe Center. Please contact Office of Donor Relations at 301.405.7751 or to be added to the shuttle pick-up list.

President’s Suite Details

When you arrive at Maryland Stadium, please proceed to Gate H to check-in. From Gate H you will be escorted to the second level of Tyser Tower to access the President’s Suite.

We provide seating information to guests upon their arrival at the suite. Please note that the President’s Suite has limited indoor seating. Accordingly, we highly recommend that all guests dress appropriately for outdoor weather conditions.

Clear Bag Policy
Guests will be able to carry only one bag of the following style and size into Maryland Stadium:

  • A bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12"
  • A one-gallon clear plastic bag (Ziploc or similar)
  • Small clutch bags, measuring 4.5” x 6.5” with or without a handle or strap, can be taken into the stadium with one clear plastic bag.

Other bags will not be permitted. Guests are encouraged to return unauthorized items to their vehicles. The University of Maryland cannot safeguard items that are not permitted into the stadium.

COVID Policies and Protocols

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For details on the university’s visitor guidelines, please visit the 4Maryland website.

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Questions? Please contact the Office of Donor Relations at 301.405.7751 or