Event Date and Time
Xfinity Center, Heritage Hall Address Address: 8500 Paint Branch Drive College Park, Maryland 20742


As a special thank you to Members of the Alumni Association, join us for this discounted basketball game ticket and pregame party package! Gain access to an exclusive, members-only pregame event AND attend the Women's Basketball game against Illinois. The event will include complimentary light tailgate fare and refreshments, including cash bar.

Following the event, guests will be seated together in the arena to cheer on our Lady Terps!


  • Alumni Association Members and Non-member Guests: $5
  • Children 6 and under: Free

RSVP by 3/2/19
Register Now

Questions: contact Danielle Rose, drose [at] umd [dot] edu (subject: Member%20Appreciation%20Basketball%20Pregame%20Event, body: Hi%20Danielle%2C) (dl)dlrose0 [at] gmail [dot] com (subject: Member%20Basketball%20Pregame%20Event, body: Hi%2C)

Event FAQs:

Does the $5 include a ticket to the game?
Yes! If you register through the button above, the $5 fee grants you access to the event as well as the basketball game. Your game tickets will be available at Gate E.

What if I already have a ticket to the game?
If you have already previously purchased a ticket to the basketball game, you are still welcome to join us at the Pregame Event. However, you will still need to RSVP through the link above and pay the $5 entry fee. Please also note, that as you bought your ticket separately, you will not be seated with the other Alumni Association Members who purchased their ticket through our allotment.

If you already have purchased your game ticket separately, we would appreciate it if you could contact Danielle Rose at drose [at] umd [dot] edu (subject: Member%20Basketball%20Event, body: Hi%20Danielle%2C) (d)dlrose0 [at] gmail [dot] com (subject: Member%20Basketball%20Event, body: Hi%2C%0A)  to let us know you will not be needing an Alumni Association provided ticket.

Where can I pick up my tickets?
For the Pregame Event, there are no physical tickets. Your name will be added to a guest list and you will check in at the door. Your game tickets will be kept at a table with an Alumni Association staff member by Gate E. They will NOT be housed at Will Call as in previous years. Gate E will be open specifically to accommodate our guests.

Where can I park?
Parking lots surrounding the Xfinity Center are free for Women's Basketball games.However, Terrapin Trail Garage is the closest lot to Gate E, the specific entrance for this event.

Can I bring friends/family who are nonmembers?
Yes! As a member, we are extending 4 available spaces to you if you choose to use them. As long as the Member of the Alumni Association is the main registrant, you can bring 3 additional guest who is a member, nonmember or child. The registration form will not allow you to register more than 4 total guests (including yourself). If you experience problems, contact Danielle Rose at drose [at] umd [dot] edu (subject: Member%20Basketball%20Event, body: Hi%20Danielle%2C) (d)dlrose0 [at] gmail [dot] com (subject: Member%20Basketball%20Event, body: Hi%2C%0A) .

Will a meal be provided?
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. We would advise planning on eating separately either before, during or after the game.

What are the security measures at the Xfinity Center?
Security measures have recently been increased at the Xfinity Center. Guests will be screened when entering the building. Please leave extra time to pass through these lines. There are no current or foreseeable threats against the University of Maryland; these security measures are just precautionary and for your safety.The University has implemented a clear bag policy for the Xfinity Center. For specific details, read more.

What if there is inclement weather?
In the case of inclement weather, the event will only be cancelled if the game is cancelled. No refunds will be given for this event. .