Building Policies


The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is located at:
3911 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037


Alcohol is prohibited inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum unless approved by Facility Management.


Service dogs or service-dogs-in-training for guests with disabilities are allowed.  All other animals are prohibited.


The Coliseum and University grounds and facilities may not be used for commercial purposes such as sales, advertising, or promotional activity without prior approval. Authorized corporate sponsors must be licensed in advance of the event. Violators are subject to trespass ordinances. For information about marketing activities during USC football or athletic events, sponsors should contact USC Sports Properties at (213) 821-5294.


ATMs inside the Coliseum are located on the yard level at Gates 6, 14, 19, 25, and on the upper Concourse at Sections 6, 14, and 23.


Baby changing areas are available in all restrooms.


The Coliseum prohibits bags, backpacks and other containers from entering the venue, with the following exceptions:

  • One bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and does not exceed 12” by 6” and 12”, or;
  • A one-gallon clear plastic storage bag (Ziploc bag or similar). 
  • In addition to one of the clear bags noted above, guests may also carry in a small clutch bag or purse approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap.
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, oversized seat cushions with pockets or metal structures, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.

These measures are designed to promote public safety while encouraging guests to limit the items they bring into the venue to create a more efficient screening and entry process. We ask that all items are visible when entering the venue. The fewer items that are concealed, the quicker the process becomes.

All approved bags are subject to inspection upon entry. For more information on the Coliseum Bag Policy, please visit


Sign and banners are not allowed without prior approval from Facility Management.


Bottles and cans of any kind are prohibited inside the Coliseum.  Factory sealed bottles of water, 17 oz. or less, are allowed and limited to 2 bottles per person.


The Coliseum Box Office is located at Gate 28  and is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  On game days, additional box office locations can be found at Gate 4 and Gate 19.  Ticket sales and Will Call typically open at least three hours before an event.


Bus and oversized vehicle parking is by reservation only. Availability is very limited and there is a fee to park. Contact Classic Parking at 213-749-5654 for more information on parking.


Guests are allowed to bring still cameras provided they do not have detachable lenses and do not interfere with other guests’ view of the event. Camera lenses are limited to 3-inches. Video cameras and tripods are not permitted. All commercial use of photographs depicting game action are allowed only through a licensing agreement. Policies may vary per event without notice.


Children who are two years of age and under are admitted free as long as they are held in a lap and do not interfere with other guests’ view of the event.  Strollers are prohibited.


Only authorized personnel with proper credentials will be permitted on the field before, during, and after a game. Any unauthorized person going on to the field will be removed and subject to ejection and/or arrest.


Ice chests, coolers and other beverage containers are not permitted inside the Coliseum.


For guests that need additional assistance reaching upper level seats in the Coliseum, escalators are located adjacent to Sections 4, 11, and 19. There is also an elevator located at Tunnel 6 for disabled access only.

For USC home games, reserved seating in wheelchair sections is available through the USC Ticket Office (213-740-GOSC) on a season or individual game basis, based on availability. On game day, patrons with a game ticket who need wheelchair seating will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis, based on availability.


Facility Management asks that all guests not to wear derogatory, profane or offensive clothing.  Guests with improper clothing may be asked to remove the item, cover up the item or leave the venue.


When driving to the venues please carpool with 3 or more people, and plan your travel ahead of time.  Please use the following suggested routes:

From the North via the 110 Freeway: Exit Exposition Blvd. –  Turn Left on Flower St. –  Turn Left on Figueroa St. – Follow Signs to the Coliseum parking.

From the South via the 110 Freeway: Exit Martin Luther King Blvd. – Turn Left on Figueroa St. – Follow Signs to the Coliseum parking.  The Express Lane exits directly to 39th St. and the entrance to Exposition Park.

From the East via the 10 Freeway: Exit Vermont St. – Turn Left on to Vermont St. – Continue past the USC Campus – Follow Signs to the Coliseum parking.

From the West via the 10 Freeway: Exit Vermont St. – Turn Right on to Vermont St. – Continue past the USC Campus – Follow Signs to Coliseum parking.


The operation of remote controlled aircraft in the airspace around the Coliseum requires the approval of Facility Management in advance of the event.


For the safety and security of our guests, re-entry is not allowed at any event.


We want all our guests to enjoy the event. Please remember to be considerate of those seated near you, cheer constructively and be mindful of good sportsmanship. Behavior that is disruptive to others may result in ejection from the stadium.  Fans are encouraged to report inappropriate behavior to Management Personnel.  For assistance call or text 213-263-4007.  Message and data rates may apply..


In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment, we ask that fans refrain from the following behaviors at all events:

  • Profanity or other offensive language, whether spoken written or appearing on apparel;
  • Smoking (including vaporizers and e-cigarettes);
  • Intoxication or excessive alcohol consumption;
  • Bringing prohibited items into the venue;
  • Throwing of items or liquids;
  • Entering the playing field or court at any time;
  • Fighting or other threatening behavior;
  • Failure to retain ticket and/or present it to event staff if requested to do so;
  • Resale of tickets at the venue;
  • Violation of state or local laws.


Fans are encouraged to report inappropriate behavior to Management Personnel. For assistance, call or text 213-263-4007. Message and data rates may apply.

We welcome your help in our efforts to provide an enjoyable experience for all guests.


There are two first aid stations located at the Coliseum across from Tunnel 6 on the upper concourse and at Gate 1.  Please contact the nearest usher or security officer if medical attention is needed.


USC Football kickoff times are subject to change for television broadcasts. Visit for updates.


Guest satisfaction is a high priority of the University and Facility Management.  If you need assistance please contact a representative located at the Coliseum South Office located near Gate 33 on the south end of the Peristyle.


The use of laser pointers is strictly prohibited and will result in ejection from the venue.


Looking for a lost item? Click Here to visit the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum’s Virtual Lost and Found. During an event, lost items may be claimed at the Coliseum South Office located near Gate 33. Found items may be turned over to the office, or given to an usher or security guard in your section who will turn them in. For more information please call 213-747-7111 on weekdays between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.


To report a lost child please contact the nearest police officer, Facility Management, or go to Guest Services located at the Coliseum South Office located near Gate 33 on the south end of the Peristyle.


Exposition Park: There are a limited number of public parking spaces in Exposition Park. Public parking sells out quickly and rates may vary per event. Entrances to Exposition Park are located at MLK & Hoover, 39th & Figueroa and W. 39th & Vermont. Exposition Park is managed by the Office of Exposition Park Management, a department of the State of California’s Natural Resources Agency

Busses, RVs and oversized vehicles must reserve space in advance by calling Classic Parking at 213-749-5654.

Overnight parking and camping is prohibited.

During USC Football games, public parking is available in Lot 1 for $25 and can be accessed from the W. 39th Street and Vermont Street entrance.

USC: The USC Campus provides additional parking opportunities and is located one block north of the Coliseum on the north side of Exposition Blvd. Entrances are located at 36th Street and Vermont, S. Figueroa Street and McCarthy Way.

During USC Football parking on campus is mostly reserved in advance. Public parking may be available at the USC Parking Center (3401 Grand Ave.) on a first-come first-serve basis for $25 (prices subject to change without notice) with shuttle service to the game provided 3-hours prior to kickoff, and resuming at the start of the 4th quarter until 1 hour after the game.

Other Lots: Public parking is also available at the Browning Street Garage located at Browning Street and Vermont (across from EXPO Park, Lot 2).


All persons and their belongings are subject to metal detector screening and bag inspection prior to entering the Coliseum. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to avoid delays. All prohibited items will not be allowed inside the Coliseum.

The following items are NOT ALLOWED in the Coliseum:

  • Bags, Backpacks or Purses which do not meet Bag Policy guidelines. Hard or Soft Coolers, Baskets, Packages or Containers;
  • Alcoholic Beverages, Bottles or Cans. (Factory sealed bottles of water, 17 oz. or less, are allowed; limit 2 per person);
  • Illegal Drugs and Weapons including Firearms, Knives, Explosives, Fireworks and Laser Pointers;
  • Professional Cameras (lenses longer than 3”) and Camera Equipment, Selfie-Sticks, Tripods and Video or Audio Recording Equipment;
  • Banners, Sticks, Poles, Inflatables, Frisbees, Balls, and Unsliced Fruits or Vegetables;
  • Umbrellas, Balloons, Strollers, Skateboards and Folding or Beach Chairs;
  • Pets (Service Animals are allowed);
  • The Coliseum is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is prohibited in any area of the Coliseum.

Please do not conceal items. Have all items clearly visible inside an approved bag. All Bags must meet Bag Policy guidelines and are subject to inspection upon entry. For more information on the Coliseum Bag Policy, please visit


Smoking (including vaporizers and e-cigarettes) is prohibited in any area of the Coliseum. The use of smokeless tobacco is prohibited for all events (LAMC 41.50.1).


Strollers are prohibited inside the Coliseum.


The public parking lots in Exposition Park surrounding the Coliseum are managed by the Office of Exposition Park Management, a department of the State of California’s Natural Resources Agency. Please help us in keeping a safe environment and positive guest experience for all guests in the park.

Tailgating is allowed only in your parking space, in front or behind your vehicle only. Tailgating equipment must not block pedestrian or vehicle access.

The State of California prohibits possessing and/or consuming an open container of alcohol in public places.

Excessively loud or amplified music, such as a DJ or live band, is prohibited.

Open flames are prohibited in all parking lots. Charcoal and gas grills must be covered and raised off the ground. Please dispose of charcoal in marked dispensers, never under or inside your vehicle.

Please do not use glass containers. All drinks and items should be placed in plastic or disposable containers. Please clean up your area after your tailgate. Tied-up trash bags may be left in the lot for collection or disposed of in available dumpsters.


For Customer Service or Security, call or text 213-263-4007. Message and data rates may apply.


Road side assistance is available before and after events.  Please contact Classic Parking at 213-749-5654 for assistance for battery service and lockouts.


There are many public transportation systems to bring you to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Please visit:

Metrolink Trains –
City of LA Traffic –
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